Astor Piazzolla at 100:
Philippe Quint and Members of the Joffrey Ballet
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 7pm
Presented by Philharmonic Society of Orange County and Irvine Barclay Theatre
Philippe Quint, violin
Rodolfo Zanetti, bandoneón
Pedro Giraudo, bass
Alom Ahmed, piano
Federico Diaz, guitar
Christine Rocas, dancer
Derrick Agnoletti, dancer
Edson Barbosa, dancer
Nicolas Blanc, choreographer
PIAZZOLLA (arr. Pedro Giraudo): Villeguita
CARLOS GARDEL (arr. John Williams): "Por Una Cabeza"
JERRY BOCK (arr. John Williams): Excerpts from Fiddler on the Roof
PIAZZOLLA (arr. Sofia Gubaidulina): Le Grand Tango
GINASTERA (arr. Charles Coleman): Tres Piezas, Op. 6, No. 1, “Cuyana”
STRAVINSKY (arr. by Samuel Dushkin): Scherzo from The Firebird
BARTÓK: Romanian Folk Dance, Sz. 56, Nos. 1, 4 & 6
PIAZZOLLA: Prelude No. 1
NADIA BOULANGER (arr. Charles Coleman): Three Pieces for Cello and Piano, No. 3
PIAZZOLLA (arr. Pedro Giraudo): Tango Triunfal
ELLINGTON/GRAPPELLI (arr. John Novacek): In a Sentimental Mood
BACH: Violin Sonata No. 4 in C minor, BWV 1017, mvt. 1
PIAZZOLLA (arr. Pedro Giraudo): Muerte del Ángel
Multi-Grammy-nominated violinist Philippe Quint and members of the world-class, Chicago-based Joffrey Ballet celebrate tango legend Astor Piazzolla in a performance of music and dance.
Lauded by The Times (London) for his “bravura technique and unflagging energy,” Philippe Quint is internationally praised for his unique takes on classical core repertoire, support of contemporary composers and passion for giving new life to neglected works. For this celebration of Astor Piazzolla, Quint collaborates with the renowned Joffrey Ballet, one of the premier ballet companies performing today.
"Quint’s tonal opulence, generously inflected with subtle portamentos, sounds like a throwback to the glory days of Fritz Kreisler." – BBC Music Magazine
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