Saturday, January 14, 2017

¡La vida es un tango! Concert Evening - January 23, 2017

Off we go to South America again! Well, not literally, but this will still be a journey through the sounds and movements of Argentina to brighten our Roman winter. And our friends at the Vitala Festival have even reserved a special discount for CCR members to attend this evening of live music and dance.

The story of tango actually has its roots in late-19th century France, Germany and Italy, developing in Argentina with the arrival of immigrants from these nations. It then returned to Europe via the cafés of Paris and throughout Europe, to re-interpret the classical repertoire of Argentinian tango, in the 1920s with Gardel, Troilo and Di Sarli, and later with the tango nuevo of Rovira and Piazzolla.

The ensemble Tango Creación is considered among the most solid and complete performers of Argentinean tango on the national scene. This wonderful group can captivate all audiences, from tango experts to tango discoverers, with great  energy, elegance and passion. The Vitala Festival welcomes their fifth performance at Teatro San Genesio. They will be joined during a number of pieces by a pair of tango dance masters who placed third at the Argentinian Tango National Championship in Italy.

There will also be an optional buffet offering light dinner dishes, while your first drink is included in the ticket price.

Michela Tintoni, violin
Francesca Perrotta, piano
Massimo de Stephanis, double bass
Fabio Santarelli and Sara Paoli

When: Monday, January 23, 2017
Time: Performance in theatre starts at 9 pm; optional light dinner/aperitivo in foyer starting at 8 pm.
Where: Teatro San Genesio, Via Podgora 1 (near Piazza Mazzini)
Cost: €13 for CCR members, €15 for guests; ticket price includes your first drink (wine, beer, water or soft drink). Light dinner options available starting at 8 p.m. ranging from €4 to €6 per dish.
RSVP: ATTN Diana at by Jan. 22nd.
NB: Please be responsible when reserving.