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World Music Series brings Argentinian tango to Lawrence

World Music Series brings Argentinian tango to Lawrence

This past Monday, Feb. 1, at 8 p.m., Lawrentians experienced some music in a unique style from a different part of the world. As part of the World Music Series, the Argentinean Héctor del Curto Tango Quintet performed to a packed Harper Hall. The quintet specializes in traditional tango music and features a bandoneon—an instrument

Chamber Orchestra concert unites pieces around the theme of “Tango”

The Lawrence University Chamber Orchestra performed on Saturday, Jan. 18, their first concert of the term. The theme of the concert was “Tango.” Before commencing the concert, Octavio Más-Arocas, director of orchestral studies and conductor of the symphony and opera orchestras, introduced the evening’s pieces and shared details about their histories. The “macho attitude” and

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