Piazzolla and Beyond Tango with the Cape Town Tango Ensemble

Piazzolla and Beyond Tango with the Cape Town Tango Ensemble

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992) tango nuevo was distinct from the traditional tango in its incorporation of elements of jazz, its use of extended harmonies and dissonance, its use of counterpoint, and its ventures into extended composition forms.
Piazzolla started his new style of music during the 1950s. It was completely rejected by the Tango purists in Argentina but it took Tango music from the dance halls of Buenos Aires to the Concert stages throughout the world. Piazzolla inspired many ...

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Venue

Oude Libertas Amphitheatre
Corner Adam Tas & Libertas road