An Argentine Tango evening of music and dance with the ALEJANDRO ZIEGLER QUARTET
Friday October 11, 2013
$15 adults/$10 seniors/students with ID
SF Community Music Center Auditorium
544 Capp Street (b/w 20th & 21st Street)
San Francisco, CA
I am happy to present an exceptional evening of Argentine Tango music and dance with the Alejandro Ziegler Quartet from Buenos Aires, Argentina in Concert and Milonga (Tango social dance party).
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear one of the most authentic Tango bands to play in the Bay Area.
Listen to classical Tangos by Piazzolla, Salgan, Plaza and original compositions by Alejandro Ziegler. Watch the fabulous dance couple Fernanda and Cristian from Chile perform this sensuous dance.
Dance the night away to traditional Golden Era Tangos by DJ Cristian and Live Music set by Alejandro Ziegler Quartet.
8-8:45pm: Concert by Alejandro Ziegler Quartet
9-10:15pm: Milonga starts with DJ Cristian Sierra
10:15pm: Dance performance by Fernanda Valdovinos & Cristian Sierra
10:30pm: Live music set for Tango dancing by Ziegler Quartet
11:15pm-12:30am: Milonga continues with DJ Cristian
More info: Sonja Riket www.IntimateEmbraceTango.com
About Alejandro Ziegler Quartet:
Since 2007 " Alejandro Ziegler Quartet" has developed their own unique style of tango music reflecting both innovation and tradition.The ensemble is a new synthesis of the traditional tango orchestra.They developed their style inspired in the music of Di Sarli, Pugliese, Troilo and Gobbi among others. Various grooves and different ornaments reveal the members personal playing styles and on stage the communication between the four musicians is allowing, expressive, playful and tight. They flirt with a chamber musical expression without ever leaving the unpredictable spontaneity within popular music and improvisation.
Alejandro Ziegler 's own compositions come alive through surprising arrangements as well as intimate interplay.
With their unique mix of tango, improvisation and romantique, they have gained territory all over the world with their special sound. Their focused performances are a complete acoustic, dynamic, and musically masterpiece one should never miss.
The quartet played in many important festivals around the world and embarked on 6 extensive European tours. This is their 2nd tour in North America.
Tonight’s performers are: Piano, conductor: Alejandro Ziegler; Bandoneon: Matias Rubino; Violin: Ignacio Quiroz; Doublebass: Nelson Aburto.
Listen to: "Danzarin" http://es.youtube.com/watch?v=MuagnfsNH-4
"Adios Nonino" http://es.youtube.com/watch?v=NKX_WXgt51M
About Cristian Sierra & Fernanda Valdovinos:
Christian Sierra, a native from Santiago de Chile, became one the most popular Tango DJ’s in Chile from 2003-2008. Since then he studied with many Tango dance masters and competed in championships in Chile and Buenos Aires, Argentina. In 2010 he met his wife and dance partner Fernanda Valdovinos. Together, they have worked seriously in developing their own style of dancing, and their own concepts about tango. They are able to think and feel deeply about the tango culture, the emotions that emerge through the music, and the connection established by the embrace. They have performed in different cities in Chile, Argentina, Spain and France. Now they are performing and teaching classes in the Bay Area. www.feeltango.com
See them dance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7AtelUAQoY&feature=share