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Tango Nuevo, Samba Nuevo!

Tango Nuevo, Samba Nuevo! Location: Hope Lutheran Church (3527 Boulton Road NW, Calgary) When: Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 3:00 PM Contact Number: 403-451-8287 WebSite: kensingtonsinfonia.ca/ Join the members of the Kensington Sinfonia and guest solo cellists Philip Hansen and Joshua Lee in "Tango Nuevo, Samba Nuevo!" concert. A sampling of traditional tangos, including The Last Round (an Homage to Piazzolla) by Argentinian composer Osvaldo Golijov, and Astor Piazzolla's innovative "Tango Nuevo" style will be featured on this final program of the 2011/12 season. The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra's principal cellist since 2004, Philip Hansen has performed to acclaim in a variety of musical settings. The Oregonian has noted his playing as both "dazzling" and "indefatigable," and the Los Angeles Times praised him for his "admirable virtuosity." Also featured on the program is Joshua Lee, the winner of the 2012 Kensington Sinfonia Concerto Competition, who will be performing the Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major by Haydn. -------- TICKETS: $25 (adults) / $20 (students/seniors) Tickets are available by calling (403) 451-8287 or at the door INFORMATION: Call (403) 451-8287 or visit www.kensingtonsinfonia.ca for more information. Event Details. Location: 3527 Boulton Road NW