Tuesday’s “Cuban Night” at the Amphitheater offered an explosion of rhythm, astounding pianism and an evening of rollicking enjoyment. The second in the season’s “Into The Music” series, it reminded us of the rich traditions
On paper, it first seemed a curious pairing: Ástor Piazzolla’s joyous The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires on the first half of the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra program and, after intermission, Dmitri Shostakovich’s brooding fifth symphony.
The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires (Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas) Ástor Piazzolla/Leonid Desyatnikov The Argentinian composer Ástor Piazzolla was born on March 11, 1921, in Mar del Plata and died on July 4, 1992, in Buenos
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