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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Astor Piazzolla in concert "PIAZZOLLA! Not Only Tango”" this April 5-6 at RCBC Plaza

I'm not a fan or a music fanatic of this kind of music style or the name Astor Piazzolla is not familiar to me. But when I googled his name and found a couple of videos in YouTube, I just got to fall in love with the music and style...its the music that I like to hear with lots of strings and keys.

Astor Piazolla is the Father of Tango Nuevo. Also featured at the concert is Mr. Gladwin Pantastico, a Filipino classical guitar as part of the international crew.

Here's a performance of Astor Piazolla performing Libertango

He will be here in the Philippines to perform for two nights only, it will be on April 5-6, 2013 at the RCBC Plaza

read more info below

Ástor Pantaleón Piazzolla
Philippine audience will soon enjoy the riveting sounds of one of the luminaries in modern music, Astor Piazzolla, in the concert, “¡PIAZZOLLA! Not Only Tango”, for two nights only on April 5 and 6 at the RCBC PLAZA, Makati City. It will feature an ensemble of internationally acclaimed artists from different parts of the world, including the Philippines.

This is a spin-off from their successful performance in Singapore.
This dance and musical concert consists of creatively choreographed movement and music by Ástor Piazzolla, best known as the father of the Tango Nuevo, which includes his famous works “Oblivion”, “Libertango” and “Four Seasons”

Ástor Pantaleón Piazzolla, (1921 –1992) was an Argentine tango composer and a virtuoso bandoneonist. By incorporating elements from jazz and classical music into tango, he reshaped the traditional tango into an interesting and popular mold in the genre called tango nuevo. Piazzolla, The most important composer of this style, revolutionized tango in the 1950s, introducing not only the fusion of different genres but blending new instruments such as the electric guitar, or the fusion of electronic and acoustic sounds.

It is estimated that during Piazzolla’s prolific musical life, he wrote around 3,000 pieces and recorded around 500. He has performed around the world, including his September 1987 concert at the Central Park in New York. More than 20 years after Astor Piazzolla’s death, his music continues to leave people surprised that so many popular tunes are attributed to the same composer.

Piazolla poster
Tickets are now available at Ticketworld outlets with a 30% discount on all tickets as an “early bird promo” until March 15, 2013. For more information on”¡PIAZZOLLA! Not Only Tango” please visit

Azrael Coladilla is the blogger and founder of Azrael's Merryland Blog. This blog started as a personal blog in 2003, and then converted the blog into a lifeblog about his interest and reporting about pop culture, lifestyle, entertainment, technology, food, travel, toys, outdoor adventure, internet and social media. Awarded as the 2009 Most Influential Blogger for Luzon, Philippines, awarded by the Philippine Blog Awards. He is the founder of several online communities - Manila Bloggers Network, Philippine Bloggers Network, Oh My Food! community, Cavite Bloggers, Travel and Blog Community, and Philippine ToyCon. Azrael's Merryland Blog is included in a list of top 50 Blogs in the Philippines , ranked 65th in Top 100 Blogs that Matter , 49 must read lifestyle blog in the Philippines. and rank 40th in 100 Top Philippine Blogs by Feedspot.
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