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  • Proms 2018

    Join us for a visit to the Proms, The world’s greatest classical music festival, at the Royal Albert Hall

    Tuesday 4 September 2018

    TANGO PROM conducted by Clark Rundell

    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 (pictured right) 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.

    We only have 20 tickets so please apply asap.

    If you have mobility difficulties or need the help of a carer please contact Arts Richmond in advance of booking to discuss what arrangements might be necessary.

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