Sunday, March 6 – 8:00 p.m. free entrance
Next Sunday, March 6, the Astor Piazzolla Foundation will perform the great PIAZZOLLA100 closing concert, with free admission, at Luna Park. After the year 2021, entirely dedicated to the celebrations for the centenary of the birth of Astor Piazzolla, in which countries, cities and institutions from all over the world paid tribute to his universal and eternal music, this meeting is the finishing touch for a historic celebration .
The concert has the artistic curatorship of Daniel “Pipi” Piazzolla, who is working together with the most relevant figures of the national music scene, among which the participation of the Revolutionary Quintet, Escalandrum, Julia Zenko, Elena Roger, Raúl Lavié, and Jairo, among others, and a great orchestra specially created for the occasion and conducted by Maestro Gustavo Fontana and with Horacio Romo as bandoneon soloist and Pablo Agri as violin soloist. Piazzolla100’s closing concert will trace his career and cover his relationship with tango, jazz and classical music, embodying the dream of the artist whose music is heard all over the world.
“I have an illusion.
May my music be heard in 2020. And in 3000 too”.
Horacio Malvicino, guitarrista del Octeto Buenos Aires.
For Laura Escalada de Piazzolla, wife of the Musician and President of his Foundation: “His great dream in life was that his music would continue to live until 3000. From the Astor Piazzolla Foundation we want to promote this dream. And for this reason, doing a closing concert for the celebrations for the 100th anniversary of his birth will be just one more step in our mission, which is to spread his work. Like tango, and particularly Astor Piazzolla’s Tango, Luna Park is an emblematic symbol of our city, and it is the area where we want to close the intense year of tributes and musical delight around the world that we have experienced in 2021” .
“For me it is a great motivation to organize the closure of Piazzolla100 in an iconic place in the city of Buenos Aires such as Luna Park. A great effort to offer the general public, free of charge, an international level concert. With an artistic variety that reflects a careful selection of the best music by Astor, one of the Argentine cultural icons worldwide”, highlights Daniel Villaflor Piazzolla, Vice President of the Astor Piazzolla Foundation.
This is not the first time that Piazzolla will be heard at Luna Park. On November 16, 1969, the contests of the First Ibero-American Festival of Dance and Song were held, Balada para un loco, the work of Astor Piazzolla with lyrics by Horacio Ferrer, was heard for the first time. Later, together with the Camerata Bariloche, he shone with his music in 1987.
Open to the general public (we will soon inform you how to access tickets), this free concert has the support of institutions from Argentina and the world: Itaú Foundation, SACEM (Society of Authors, Composers and Music Publishers of France) Yamaha, Huawei, FutureBrand, Sarmiento Advertising and Patronage of the City of Buenos Aires.
Press Contact Valeria Solarz . Cell: 1140475460 firstname.lastname@example.org
Astor Piazzolla Foundation Communication: Alicia von der Wettern – Cell: 1144184348 email@example.com
“My enjoyment is listening to others…. If you don’t have someone to play with you
while you are playing… That’s why the French instead of playing, say play “