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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’ve formed the group 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 with […]

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Tango Oz performs final concert for 2016

TangoOz  2016 will perform its final concert for 2016 on December 10th, 2016 in the Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Details here: https://syo.com.au/syo-event/term-4-family-concerts/ Please read below about TangoOz’ tour to Argentina and Uruguay All photos by Mark Robinson        SYO TangoOz Tour June-July 2016 It’s not every day – nor every year […]

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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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