The Fugata Quintet is a dynamic and internationally acclaimed ensemble specializing in the performance of Astor Piazzolla’s music. Formed in 2007, the group has established a reputation for its arresting interpretations of Piazzolla’s tango nuevo, fusing the traditional with the contemporary. The quintet’s virtuosity and passion are evident in each performance, possessing an irresistible energy that captivates audiences around the world. Fugata Quintet has also performed Piazzolla’s ground-breaking opera, Maria de Buenos Aires, a hypnotic tale of the titular character’s life and death that transcends cultural borders. Their performances of Piazzolla’s music have thrilled and enchanted world-wide audiences who have listened to their albums “Astor Piazzolla” and “Fugata Quintet Performs Piazzolla Live at Purcell Room”, or their many broadcasts on BBC Radio 3.
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