Tue 19 h
Orangery Palace Colonnade
open air
€ 38 | 28

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Sarabandas Americanas

Furious dances from the melting pot of cultures


Sarabanda, Chacona, Zamacueca, Pasacalle, Folia and no end: the baroque dances live on in the traditional music of Latin America!


Luciana Mancini mezzo-soprano
Francisco Brito tenor

Agnes Stradner, Betina Pasteknik
Sebastian Sciaraffia baroque guitar
Martin Bruhn percussion
Rubén Dubrovsky charango, colascione & conductor

In the 16th century, three cultures came together in Latin America: the indigenous population, Spanish conquistadors and African slaves. From Argentina to Mexico, an explosion of new dances with exciting names emerged. These dances traveled as stowaways with the colonial booty to Spain and on through Europe. The mixing of cultures took its course. While the fiery dances soon fell into oblivion in the Old World or took on other forms under the same name, they have remained alive in South America in the form of refined folk music and are teaching us a lot about the original way of making music and of instruments in the Baroque period. The Bach Consort Vienna brings these roots to the concert hall under the direction of Rubén Dubrovsky.

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