Philharmonia Chamber Players: Tango
Soong Choo – violin
Nuno Carapina – violin
Sylvain Séailles – viola
Alexander Rolton – cello
Katalin Koltai – guitar
Castelnuovo-Tedesco Guitar Quintet Op. 143
Piazzolla Histoire du Tango
Bask in the sound of the Spanish guitar in this programme selected by members of the Philharmonia, joined by acclaimed guitarist Katalin Koltai.
The charming guitar quintet by Castelnuovo-Tedesco is a gem that brings to mind balmy Mediterranean evenings, dreamy and nostalgic. Listen out for the theme ‘Souvenir d’Espagne’ – a jaunty, sunny tune that’s very tempting to clap to.
From Spain we travel to the smoke-filled cafés and nightclubs of Buenos Aires for Histoire du tango. This is Astor Piazzolla’s passionate love letter to the quintessentially Argentinian musical form, which he worked all his life to renew and bring to a global audience.
FREE, no ticket required
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No ticket required – just walk in
45 minutes, no interval
Philharmonia Box Office: 0800 652 6717
After the event
Pablo Heras-Casado – conductor
Pierre-Laurent Aimard – piano
- Ravel Miroirs
- Messiaen Réveil des oiseaux
- Ravel Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2
Booking for Friends of the Philharmonia opens at 10am on Thursday, 1 July. General booking opens Thursday, 8 July.