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“Benefit Piano Concert” tribute to Astor Piazzolla by Julieta Iglesias
March 25, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Argentine pianist Julieta Iglesias will be performing a tribute to Astor Piazzolla at PianoForte Chicago. As part of her tour in the US, Julieta will be making a very special stop in Chicago to help children in Argentina. All proceeds from the piano concert will be going to the Argentina Chicago Foundation to help finance educational projects in disadvantaged schools in Argentina during the period 2023-2024.
Julieta Iglesias, Pianist
Julieta is an Argentine pianist based in London. She started her piano studies in 1995 and received the ‘Lía Cimaglia Espinosa’ scholarship and the Santa Cecilia Medal In 2008, she graduated from the Universidad Nacional de las Artes and in 2017, from the Astor Piazzolla Conservatoire (Buenos Aires). Since 2002, Julieta has been performing in several festivals in important halls in Argentina, UK, US, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Sweden, Spain, France, Holland, Poland, Hungary and Ireland, playing classical, tango and popular music.
Her first steps into composition were as an arranger. In 2018, Julieta recorded the album ‘Astor’ which is a tribute to the well-known tango composer and performed it in Argentina and Europe during 2018/2019. Her innovative and creative piano arrangements have been acclaimed by the audience and well-known music critics.
During 2022, Julieta toured around Europe and the US participating at important events such as the Echoes Festival and the Festival of Latin America in London and the Latin American and Caribbean Week in Paris.