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Orange Chamber Music Festival – Tango de Saxos

9 April 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm AEST

This concert is live streamed on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall
(To attend this concert in person, please visit the Orange Chamber Music Festival website)

Tango de Saxos is an exhilarating new show comprising Australia’s most current Saxophone Quartet The Nexas Quartet together with the charismatic Chilean pianist and composer Daniel Rojas Gonzalez and Stephen Cuttriss, bandoneon player of the Melbourne Tango Orchestra.

From Piazzola’s Four Seasons of Buenos Aires and the Angel Suite Tango de Saxos is a journey connecting the great Argentinian composers of the old school with the vanguardist composers, including arrangements and new music by the Nexas Quartet.

ARTISTS

Nexas Quartet:
Michael Duke – Soprano Saxophone
Andrew Smith – Alto Saxophone
Nathan Henshaw – Tenor Saxophone
Jay Byrnes – Baritone Saxophone

Daniel Rojas – Piano
Stephen Cuttriss – Bandoneon

PROGRAM

Gerardo Matos Rodriguez – La Cumparsita

Nexas Quartet

Armando Pontier – Milongueando en el 40

Nexas Quartet

Carlos Gardel – Volver

Jay Byrnes – Saxophone, Daniel Rojas – Piano

Fancisco Canaro – Reliquias Porteñas

Nexas Quartet

Julian Plaza – Nocturna

Michael Duke – Saxophone, Daniel Rojas – Piano, Stephen Cuttriss – Bandoneon

Michael Duke – Los Zapatos de Roberto

Nexas Quartet

Astor Piazzolla – Milonga del Angel

Nexas Quartet

Astor Piazzolla – La Muerte del Angel

Nexas Quartet

Astor Piazzolla – Revolucionario

Nexas Quartet

Astor Piazzolla – Oblivion

Daniel Rojas – Piano, Stephen Cuttriss – Bandoneon

Astor Piazzolla – Las Cuatro Estaciones de Porteñas