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Tribute to Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992) for the 100th anniversary of his birth
Quinteto Astor Piazzolla

Pablo Mainetti bandoneón
Serdar Geldymuradov violin
Armando De La Vega guitar
Daniel Falasca double bass
Barbara Varassi Pega piano

Orchestra Filarmonica Salernitana “Giuseppe Verdi”
conductor Andrés Juncos

in collaboration with Fundación Astor Piazzolla – Buenos Aires
with the patronage of

The quintet formation always best expressed Piazzolla’s approach. In 1960, undaunted by the limited number of musicians, he put together his first ensemble: the five soloists could easily interpret the electric vitality of Buenos Aires, with a melodic and harmonic flexibility unknown to more imposing orchestras. Violin, guitar, double bass, piano and the main voice of the tango, the heart-wrenching bandoneón, is the line-up chosen by the Astor Piazzolla Foundation for its “Quinteto”, formed with the objective of bringing the composer’s legacy around the world. For over 20 years now, it has been offering original arrangements from his vast repertoire, in a permanent laboratory projecting into the future a musical legacy that seemed unrepeatable.

The Programme