Classical Latin Music Festival

Venue: 
Purcell Room Queen Elizabeth Hall
Event Date: 
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 19:45 to Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 19:45
Belvedere Road London SE1 8XX
Classical Latin Music Festival-Havana Buenos Aires

Classical Latin Music Festival-Havana Buenos Aires

Tangos for Angels and Demons 17 July

Cubana Clasica -A Night at the Opera in Havana 18 July

Tangos for Angels and Demons 20 years of Tango Siempre July 17th

A new festival of classical Latin American music  curated by operatic soprano Ann Liebeck and Julian Rowlands, the UK’s most well-known bandoneon player, and marks 20 years of premier band, Tango Siempre. Liebeck has been collaborating with Rowlands over the past 6 years on many tango projects, particularly the vocal ballads of Astor Piazzolla which will feature in Tangos for Angels and Demons.The programme will also feature new compositions by  Tango Siempre alongside music from The Golden Age of Tango.

Cubana Clásica A Night at the Opera in Havana July 18th

Cubana Clásica, features the UK’s top classical/jazz violinist LUKAS award winner,Omar Puente and one of Cuba’s most brilliant young concert pianists Marcos Madrigal, the artistic director of www.habanaclasic.com . There will be music by classic Cuban zarzuela composers , Gonzalo Roig and Rodrigo Prats, sung by operatic soprano Ann Liebeck and  Academy-award nominated Ernesto Lecuona, often described as the George Gershwin of Cuba. New music by  special guest, bandoneon player JulianRowlands, (Olivier-award nominated alongside the cast of Midnight Tango ),and Grammy award winning composers , Cuban Yalil Guerra and Argentinian Fernando Otero will also be featured during the two-day festival.

Southbankcentre Purcell Room