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Composer: Piazzolla, Astor (1921-1992)

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Year of birth1921
Year of death1992
NationalityArgentina
Period20th century
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LondonLunchtime Recital - Manu Brazo (saxophone) Prajna Indrawati (piano)

Lunchtime Recital - Manu Brazo (saxophone) Prajna Indrawati (piano)
Gershwin, Piazzolla, de Falla, Muczynski, Iturralde
Manu Brazo; Prajna Indrawati

ParisHaydn, Concerto pour trompette

Haydn, Prokofiev, Ravel, Planel, Mitchell, Lundgren, Legrand, Piazzolla
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France; Håkan Hardenberger

BarcelonaStrings to the air: 25th anniversary ONCA

Strings to the air: 25th anniversary ONCA
Vinardell, Braga, de Sela, D'Rivera, Storni, Bonfa, Piazzolla, Traditional Catalan, Novarro, Manzanero, Laudenbach
Isabel Vinardell; Isabelle Laudenbach; Pere Bardagí; Sergi Claret

DijonLa noche de los Mayas

La noche de los Mayas
Moncayo, Estévez, Ginastera, Márquez, Revueltas, Piazzolla
Orchestre Dijon-Bourgogne; Gergely Madaras

AmsterdamRCO Brass: From Bach to Gershwin

© Sil
Shostakovich, Susato, Albinoni, Bach, Piazzolla, Handel, Gershwin, Monti
Vesko Eschkenazy; Members of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
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Inspirational performances from Bell and the ASMF

Joshua Bell © Bill Phelps
In Autumn the cicadas are out in force at Wigmore Hall...
*****
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Three shades of Hans van Manen

Aliya Tanykpayeva and Iurii Kekalo in Trois Gnossiennes © Attila Nagy | Hungarian State Opera
Now an ever-developing city, Budapest has become much more than faded grandeur, actually, and the Hungarian National Ballet’s recent moves reflect just that
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The Houston Symphony after Harvey

Andrés Orozco-Estrada © Martin Sigmund
When a hurricane floods your symphony hall, and you have to scrap and replace programs according to new venues and limited rehearsal time – all with an aim to soothe a city in distress – what do you play?
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DNB: Ode to the Master

Maia Makhateli and Daniel Camargo in 5 Tangos © Hans Gerritsen
As generations of dancers move on and off the stage, working hard for their very short lived moment in the spotlight, we can rest assured that there will be many classic Van Manen pieces in the repertoire for them to dance.
*****
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Richard Alston Dance Company draws inspiration from around the world in diverse triple bill.

Oihana Vesga Bujan and Liam Riddic, Tangent © Chris Nash
Tango infused contemporary dance sizzles on a hot summer evening. Sometimes tempestuous, sometimes tender; four couples oscillate between summer storms and wintry chills. Tangent, choreographed by Martin Lawrence opens a triple bill by the Richard Alston Dance Company at Sadlers Wells. He draws inspiration from Las Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas played on stage by pianist Jason Ridgway. 
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