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Astor Piazzolla Centennial Celebration – Between Angels and Demons: A Musical Portrait

November 27, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

In the centennial celebration of Astor Piazzolla, the single most important figure in the history of tango, multi-Grammy-nominated violinist Philippe Quint performs some of the most iconic tango pieces in a program that uses music, narration and visuals to showcase the music and movement that define this historical dance.

This concert is hosted by the North Shore Chamber Music Festival (https://nscmf.org/) and is a part of their onstage/offstage series.

This event is sponsored by the Alfadyne Foundation.


Astor Piazzolla.
Villeguita arr. by Pedro Giraudo

Carlos Gardel.
“Por una Cabeza” 1935

Alberto Ginastera.
Tres Piezas for piano, no.1 arr. by Philippe Quint and Charles Coleman

Igor Stravinsky.
Scherzo from Firebird ( arr. by Samuel Dushkin)

Bela Bartok.
Romanian Dances no.1, no.4 and nо.6

Astor Piazzolla.
Prelude no.1

Nadia Boulanger.
Cello Piece: No.3 arr. by Philippe Quint and Charles Coleman

Astor Piazzolla.
Tango Triunfal arr. Pedro Giraudo

Duke Ellington.
In a Sentimental Mood arr. by Stephane Grapelli and John Novacek

Astor Piazzolla.
Oblivion arr. by Philippe Quint

J.S. Bach.
Sonata no. 4 in C minor, I mov.

Astor Piazzolla.
Muerta Del Angel arr. by Pedro Giraudo

Astor Piazzolla.
Le Grand Tango arr.Sofia Gubaidulina


November 27, 2021
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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PianoForte Studios
1335 South Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
(312) 291-0000
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North Shore Chamber Music Festival
+1 847 370 3984
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