Astor Piazzolla

Piazzolla at 100


Performances celebrating Astor Piazzolla
Quinteto Astor Piazzolla
The Latin Grammy-winning quintet celebrates the centenary of its namesake with a program of his most memorable compositions.
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Guerrero Conducts Piazzolla & Beethoven
Celebrate Astor Piazzolla’s centenary with the Argentine composer’s Aconcagua. Beethoven’s First Symphony caps the program.
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Quinteto Astor Piazzolla keeps the nuevo tango master’s legacy alive
Quinteto Astor Piazzolla upholds the Argentine composer’s legacy and keeps alive his nuevo tango standards. Piazzolla's music, says the group's pianist, "is a kind of a wave that goes straight to the heart.”
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Celebrating the legacy of Astor Piazzolla, a century after his birth
In what is shaping up to be a season of celebration, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is mining several veins related to Sergei Prokofiev, who sprang upon the Windy City a century ago. At the urging of Frederick Stock, Prokofiev joined the CSO for the world premiere of his Piano Concerto No. 3 in 1921.
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Support for this performance has been provided in memory of Jan Jentes, an enthusiastic supporter of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the music of Piazzolla, by her husband William Jentes.