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Augustin Hadelich, Violin and Pablo Sáinz Villegas, Guitar


Thursday, September 29, 2016, 6:00 PM EDT


Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall

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Making their Princeton debut, Grammy-award winning violin phenomenon Augustin Hadelich and Spanish guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas bring highlights from their popular album, Histoire du Tango, to Princeton University Concerts.

With audience seated around them directly on the stage, the artists will trace the history of Argentina's national dance in Astor Piazzolla's title track and stir up folk, gypsy and flamenco dances. Transforming the stage into an Argentine nightclub with the help of light-designer Kate Ashton, the duo will present two performances, each an hour long. Seating is very limited. Audience will have a chance to interact with the artists following the performance.

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“Histoire du Tango” – works by Astor Piazzolla, Manuel De Falla, Eugène Ysaÿe, Roland Dyens, and a world premiere by composer Lorenzo Palomo.  Lighting designer Kate Ashton will create an atmosphere that reinforces the character and emotional message of each work on this multimedia program

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