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Gig Alert for Tango Oz

Sunday September 30th 2018 – TangoOz performs at the Camelot Lounge. Details soon Saturday November 17th 2018 – TangoOz Gala fundraiser at the Uruguayan Club, 56-62 Whitford Road, Hinchinbrook, NSW 2168. For tickets call 9826 8682   Friday November 30th 2018, 6.30pm– TangoOz annual concert in the Choral Assembly Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Entry free or by […]

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Australian Tango Academy at City Recital Hall, Angel Place

Wednesday 4 October 2017, 12.30pm Tango Together – A lunchtime concert by SYO’s Australian Tango Academy. Hear the fabulous music of Carlos Di Sarli, Julián Plaza, Osvaldo Pugliese, Víctor Lavallén, Astor Piazzolla and others played by a scintillating and authentic tango orchestra, with dancers Kseniya and Craig Petersen. Tickets: $15 at https://www.cityrecitalhall.com/events/tango-together.  

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Bandoneón Undressed

The Bandoneón The bandoneón is a bi-sonoric, free reed instrument invented in Chemnitz, Germany around 1834 by Carl Friedrich Uhlig. It is a square squeezebox, with bellows not unlike a concertina.  Heinrich Band, a teacher, promoted the instrument to his students and modified and extended the keyboard. He called it ‘bandonion’, shorthand for Heinrich Band’s […]

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Last Tango in Sydney – TangoOz 2016 EP Launch

Join me at the Camelot Lounge on Sunday 8 October as TangoOz 2016 reunite for one last tango and the official launch of their first EP, recorded while on tour in Buenos Aires in July 2016. Details on the poster below. Tickets available at https://www.stickytickets.com.au/56650/. Join the Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/327371847708393. Read about the tour at http://www.maggiefergusontango.com/tango_oz/ Food, wine, and […]

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MaggieFergusonTango & Friends

    MaggieFergusonTango (MFT) & Friends is an ensemble of bandoneon, violin, double bass and piano, electric guitar and invited guests. I formed the quintet as a response to some wonderful collaborations I’ve had with classical musicians in Australia. Audiences who had never seen a tango concert before were introduced to music they had previously associated […]

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Tango Oz Emerging Artists Development Project June 29 – July 15, 2016

In 2016 SYO’s unique tango chamber ensemble TangoOz will embark on a 10–14 day tango immersion, a trip to Buenos Aires and Montevideo, the birth cities of tango as part of SYO’s inaugural Emerging Artists Development Project. SYO is working with Buenos Aires resident Ignacio Varchausky: a double bass player, music producer and founder of […]

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