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Canberra International Music Festival | Waltz to Tango

7 May 2021 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST

This concert is live streamed on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall

While waltz reigned in Vienna for over one hundred years, tango still rules in Buenos Aires. Celebrating Astor’s Piazzolla’s ‘nuevo tango’ for this 100th Birthday, this concert also brings Elena Kats-Chernin’s most acclaimed dance score to life alongside Andrew Schultz’s dreamlike new work.



Veronique Serret – Violin

James Wannan – Viola

Blair Harris – Cello

Rohan Dasika – Double Bass

Claire Edwardes – Percussion

James Nightingale – Saxophone

James Crabb – Accordion

Sonya Lifschitz – Piano

Ronan Apcar – Piano



Franz Schubert – Six Waltzes

Andrew Schultz – She Dances by the River (WP)

Elena Kats-Chernin – The Three Dancers

Astor Piazzolla – Famous Tangos
– Vayamos al Diablo
– Oblivion
– La Muerte del Angel