Viva América Latina: Tango Ensemble and Latin Conjunto

When:17 Oct 2018, 7pm - 9pm
Venue:Io Myers Studio, UNSW Kensington Campus
Who:UNSW Music

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Viva América Latina brings you a wild evening of great Latin music with a whirlwind of foot tapping, hip swinging bold rhythms and intense passion.

Featuring our exceptional UNSW music students from the Tu Tango Mi Milonga orquesta and the super hip Latin Conjunto ensemble, along with the talents of guest musicians Laura Chislett on flute, Michael Hooper on mandolin, George Machado on bass, Thiass Mbaye on djembe, Douglas Aguiar on pandeiro and Fabiano Soares de Oliveira on berimbau.

Bring dancing shoes and friends.


Concession $10 // Full $20

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Tu Tango Mi Milonga (Tango Ensemble)

John Napier (Conductor)
Cassandra Widjaja, Jonathan Lam, Xueqing Gao (Violin) | Charlotte McGee-Collett (Viola) | Hannah Chiu, Kayla Flaxman (Cello) | Sarah Homeh (Bass) | Rachel Woolley, Soomin Chae, Siobhan Zhang (Flute) | Victoria Gray (Clarinet) | Alex Lang, Mikayla Rundle (Saxophone) | Byron Zeledon-Torres (Guitar) | Madison Wu, Natasha Banh, Yueer Chang (Piano)

Latin Conjunto

Eitan Muir (cavaquinho, percussion), Aris Cao (violin, percussion), Madison Wu (accordion), Annabelle Riger Bregovic (piano, percussion), Zoe Nikolaidou (percussion), Marianne Daher (percussion), Priyanka Pinto (percussion), Adita Mrisho (percussion), Lily Swan (percussion), Manolete Mora (percussion, director)

Special guests

Laura Chislett (flute), Michael Hooper (mandolin), Benjamin Curry-Hyde (clarinet), George Machado (bass), Thiass Mbaye (djembe), Douglas Aguiar (pandeiro), Fabiano Soares de Oliveira (berimbau)


Tu Tango Mi Milonga (Tango Ensemble)

Gerard Matos Rodriguez (arr Juan D'Arienzo) 'La Cumparsita' duration 4
Jesus Ventura (arr Carlos di Sarli, arr. Germán Martinez) 'A la Gran Muñeca' duration 3
Astor Piazzolla 'Adios Nonino' duration 4-5
Osvaldo Pugliese, 'La Yumba' 3-4
Julián Plaza 'Danzarin' 

Latin Conjunto

1. Choro compositions:
i. ‘Receita de Samba’ – Jacob do Bandolim (comp.)
ii. ‘Cochichando’ – Pixinguinha, João de Barro & Alberto Ribeiro (comp.)
iii. ‘Harmonia Selvagem’ – Dante Santoro (comp.)
2. Capoeira demonstration
3. Batucada Afoxé

Finding us

Io Myers Studio is located at the entrance to Gate 2 High St, Kensington. Look for the Creative Practice Lab neon sign in our foyer windows.

There is limited parking in the Gate 2 area around Io Myers Studio but free parking is available from 6:30pm in the car park next to NIDA accessed through Day Ave.

More information on getting to UNSW.
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