This concert will feature El Amor Brujo by De Falla with its familiar “Ritual Fire Dance.” This is an Official Cucalorus Film Festival Stage Event. The Austin Piazzolla Quintet specializes in the music of the late Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla as well as original nuevo tango compositions.
Founded by James Anderson (violin), the APQ has been performing to captivated audiences since 2009. With Jonathan Geer (piano), Ben Thomas (bandoneon), Tony Rogers (cello), and Phil Spencer (bass), all from diverse musical backgrounds, the band continues the tradition of nuevo tango through intense live shows which feature unique arrangements of Piazzolla’s groundbreaking works, breathtaking original compositions, and fiery improvisation.
A co-production with Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. Free seats are reserved for passholders only. To purchase a ticket to this event, visit the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra website HERE.
The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization governed by a Board of Directors comprised of elected members of the community dedicated to the mission of the orchestra. The mission of the Wilmington Symphony is to provide symphonic music at the highest possible degree of excellence, to provide performance opportunities for area musicians, and to provide cultural benefits to the Greater Cape Fear regional communities.