Rob Howard reviews London Tango, the new album by The Romano Viazzani Ensemble
London Tango CD – The Romano Viazzani Ensemble – Now available and also downloadable on Spotify, iTunes and other platforms. The London Tango album has been released but the launch concert was postponed until further notice due to Covid19
Ben de Souza and Chloë Meade launch Duo Fisarco. Accordionist Ben de Souza and violinist Chloë Meade are pleased to announce to the launch of Duo Fisarco!
The pair have been playing together for 18 months but from now on will be performing under the new name
London Tango CD Launch – The Romano Viazzani Ensemble – The Pheasantry 15th March 2020 – The Romano Viazzani Ensemble have chosen The Pheasantry to be their first in a series of concerts launching their new album London Tango which takes Argentine Tango and adds a London twist. Romano Viazzani relaunched his new ensemble at The Pheasantry, almost exactly two years ago to the day, so where better to launch their much-anticipated new album.
Carmen in 40 Minutes – Royal Opera House – Linbury Theatre Foyer – 17th November 2019 – ROH Late: Friday 5th July 2019, Linbury Theatre Foyer – at 18:35 – 19:15 and again at 19:55 – 20:35 This ROH Late event will feature two performances of a shortened version of Carmen arranged for piano, accordion and violin, telling the story of how Carmen and Don José fall in love and end up in a state of despair. The arrangement includes the famous Habanera, Flower Song and heart-breaking finale.
Genesis – New Album launch for Accordionist Bartosz Glowacki – 20th November 2019. Old Church, Stoke Newington on 20th November at 19.30 His album includes works by Scarlatti, Bach, Pärt, Gubaidulina and the recording concludes with the Double Concerto by Astor Piazzolla, featuring the guitarist Rob Luft and Elias Peter Brown conducting the chamber orchestra.