Tango Seminar

The Consulate General of the Argentine Republic in Hong Kong and Macau SAR would like to invite you to participate in one of the major events of the 2019 Argentina Festival - a Tango Seminar followed by a Concert in Hong Kong from the 4th to 8th of November 2019, aiming to further develop local music performances of authentic Argentine tango in Asia.

who is this for

String players, professional or amateur*, of the:

ViolinViolaCelloContrabass

shall study with Maestro Diego Lerendegui

The two classic instruments used in tango:

Bandoneon (any level is welcomed)Piano*

will be directed by Maestro Nicolás Enrich

* a level equivalent to ABRSM grade 8 is highly encouraged

the teachers

DIEGO LERENDEGUI
violinist/ composer/ arranger & musical director profile pdf
teacher for all string instruments

musical director of Avellaneda Tango Orchestra (current)author of book Tango for DummiesMember of many classical and tango orchestras: Orquesta Estable del Teatro Colón, Orquesta Sinfónica de Radio Nacional, Centro de Divulgación Musical, Orquesta Sinfónica de Avellaneda, Orquesta Osvaldo Pugliese, Color Tango Orchestra etc., from 1983 to 2007

NICOLÁS ENRICH
Bandoneonist profile pdf
teacher for all keyboard instruments

Bandoneonist of one of the most popular and prominent orchestra in Argentina: National Orchestra of Argentine music Juan de Dios FilibertoPerformed Astor Piazzolla's "Concerto de Nacar" together with San Martin's Symphony Orchestra.Performed Astor Piazzolla's "Punta del Este Suite" with the Lanus' National UniversityPerformed Astor Piazzolla's symphonic works as a soloist with The Philharmonic Orchestra of Mendoza and the Qingdao Symphony Orchestra (China).


schedule

5-day intensive programme from Nov 4 to Nov 8

  • Review of everything learned in the 1st HK Tango Seminar, with Quejas de bandoneon as a point of reference (new students will be provided with parts to study in advance)

  • Learn about the development, progressive writing and orchestration of Tango music, based on 9 de Julio. Students ar encouraged to write their own arrangement simultaneously with the teachers.

  • Enrolled students will receive a collection of scores of solos and famous variations of selected tangos (of the instruments they play)

5 distinct styles of the Tango and themes over 5 days:

Take a listen via the links below:

The full programme is available for download


seminar location

Rm 41, UG/f, Kwan Yick Building Phase 1, 430 Des Voeux Road West, Sai Wan, Hong Kong
西環德輔道西430號均益大廈一期閣樓41號室
(google map)
Directions: MTR Exit B2, HKU Station, Island Line (3 mins walk)

Mini-Concert

DATE: 8 Nov 2019
TIME: 7pm
WHERE: The Hub

enroll

DATES: 4-8 November 2019 (5 days)TIMES & FEES: see table belowWHAT: programme & the teachersWHERE: locationTO ENROLL: fill out this simple formTO PAY: Once you have filled-out the form, our staff will contact you with payment information.

Capable and dedicated students
will be invited to participate and perform with our teachers and professional musicians at the concert at the end of the seminar

*1

Students are highly encouraged to attend the first session as it introduces many of the fundamentals

*2

Students may mix & match the morning or evening session, as long as the majority of sessions attended are the ones originally paid for.


enrollment form

Photos from last year's seminar & concert (2018)