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Quartet that specializes in Argentinean tangos performs Oct. 8 at MSU

September 21, 2012


The Alejandro Ziegler Quartette, which performs classical and modern-day tangos, will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, in Montana State University's Reynolds Recital Hall.    High-Res Available

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The Alejandro Ziegler Quartette, an international group with a repertoire of classical and modern-day tangos, will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, in Montana State University's Reynolds Recital Hall.

Born in the city of Buenos Aires, Alejandro Ziegler graduated from the University of California Los Angeles with a degree in composition and orchestral conducting. He joined the Buenos Aires City's Tango Orchestra as a pianist, performing for more than two years under famous conductors Emilio Balcarce and Nestor Marconi. He also composed and released several works of chamber and orchestral music.

He formed the Alejandro Ziegler Quartette in 2007, recreating tango classics as well as his own original compositions.

The quartet has toured Argentina, Europe and the U.S. performing a repertoire of modern day tangos, Ziegler compositions and tango legends as Astor Piazolla, Horacio Salgan, Julian Plaza and more.

Tickets for the concert are $10 general admission, $5 for students, and are available at the door. Reynolds Recital Hall is located in Howard Hall, across the street from the MSU Duck Pond.

Whitney Salo (406) 994-4641, Whitney.Salo@montana.ed