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Prom 70: Tango Prom

A celebration of the tango, from Latin America to Finland.

A celebration of the tango, from Latin America to Finland.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Georgia Mann

Pablo Ziegler, piano
Héctor Del Curto, bandoneon
Claudio Ragazzi, guitar
Pedro Giraudo, double bass
Franco Pinna, drums
Britten Sinfonia
Clark Rundell, Conductor

A celebration of the heady, sexually charged Latin American tango, from its origins in the bars of 1880s Buenos Aires, through to Ástor Piazzolla’s Nuevo Tango that emerged in the 1950s. The story also embraces the Finnish tango tradition of the early 20th century – steeped in the themes of love, sorrow and nature – and comes bang up to date with some of the latest tango music. Showcasing Grammy Award-winning pianist Pablo Ziegler along with leading singers, dancers and instrumentalists from Europe, the USA and Argentina, the raw and earthy vitality of the tango is explored, from the sultry intimacy of the bandoneon to the big-band orchestral forces of the Britten Sinfonia.

2 hours, 29 minutes

Music Played

  • Aníbal Troilo

    Sur

    Performer: Nahuel di Pierro. Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia.
  • Carlos Gardel

    Mano a Mano

    Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Clark Rundell.
  • Juan Carlos Cobián

    El motivo

    Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Clark Rundell.
  • Aníbal Troilo

    Barrio de tango

    Performer: Nahuel di Pierro. Conductor: Clark Rundell.
  • Héctor Stamponi

    Un momento

    Performer: Nahuel di Pierro. Conductor: Clark Rundell.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    La Mufa

    Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Clark Rundell.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Valse Triste Tango

    Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Clark Rundell.
  • Toivo Kärki

    Hiljainen kylatie

    Performer: Helena Juntunen. Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia.
  • Erik Lindström

    Kylma Rakkaus

    Performer: Helena Juntunen. Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia.
  • Unto Mononen

    Satumaa

    Performer: Helena Juntunen. Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia.
  • Pekka Pohjola

    Imppu's Tango

    Performer: Helena Juntunen. Conductor: Clark Rundell.
  • Kullervo Linna

    Iltarusko

    Performer: Helena Juntunen. Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia.
  • David Bowie

    Sudenkorento (Life on Mars)

    Performer: Helena Juntunen. Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia.
  • Juan D'Arienzo

    El Flete

    • SONY : SK 63226.
    • SONY.
    • 6.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Primavera Portenas

    Performer: Lara St.John. Orchestra: Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Eduardo Marturet.
    • ANCALAGON : ANC-134.
    • ANCALAGON.
    • 15.
  • Osvaldo Pugliese

    Zum

    • SONY : SK 63226.
    • SONY.
    • 8.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Libertango

    Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Clark Rundell.
  • Pablo Ziegler

    La Rayuela

    Performer: Pablo Ziegler. Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Fuga y misterio

    Performer: Pablo Ziegler. Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia.
  • Pablo Ziegler

    Murga del amanecer

    Performer: Pablo Ziegler. Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia.
  • Pablo Ziegler

    Places

    Performer: Pablo Ziegler. Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia.
  • Pablo Ziegler

    Blues Porteno

    Performer: Pablo Ziegler. Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia.
  • Pablo Ziegler

    Buenos Aires Report

    Performer: Pablo Ziegler. Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia.
  • Gerardo Matos Rodríguez

    La cumparsita

    Performer: Helena Juntunen. Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Chiquilin de Bachin

    Performer: Nahuel di Perro. Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia.

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