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Sun, 02 May


Lyric's Underground

Perth Tango Orchestra

After a crazy 2020, Perth’s first ever Argentine Tango Orchestra will finally present their DEBUT! Formed in 2019 to bring the culture, energy, community and textures of this rich tradition to WA audiences, this energetic group is bursting with excitement to share Tango’s most celebrated genre.

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Perth Tango Orchestra
Perth Tango Orchestra

Time & Location

02 May 2021, 5:00 pm

Lyric's Underground, Basement/22 Lyric Ln, Maylands WA 6051, Australia

About the event

The early 1900’s saw the creation of the Orquesta Típica, a 14-piece Big band-meets-Chamber orchestra with all the intimacy and musical flexibility of a small ensemble. An Orquesta Típica with a twist featuring a section of strings, saxophones and a rhythm section made up of piano and double bass.  Created with the guidance of the world’s leading Tango experts, the Orchestra performs the best arrangements of the greats; Pugliese, Troilo, Biagi, Di Sarli, Piazzolla, through to today’s modern-day composers in Buenos Aires.  Perth Choro Club Best described as "the New Orleans jazz of Brazil,” Choro is the heart of Brazilian music. It combines samba rhythms with sensitive melodies and dazzling virtuosity. In this special concert, Perth Choro Club will present an upbeat set featuring clarinet, flute, accordion, 7 string guitar and percussion. Together, the Perth Tango Orchestra and the Perth Choro Club will bring both traditional Argentine Tango and the pure sounds of Brazilian Choro in a night full of music, dance and South American culture.

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