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Misa Tango Project performs this Saturday as part of the Chamber Music Series

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    Misa Tango Project

By

Joshua Maloney ’20 and Isabella Norante ’20

March 15, 2019

The Chamber Music Series is bringing tango to Carthage this spring. The Misa Tango Project will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 16 in the A. F. Siebert Chapel. The event will combine the artistry of Carthage music professor Eduardo García-Novelli, the Master Singers of Milwaukee, and Argentinian composer Martín Palmeri.

Led by Prof. Garcia-Novelli, the Master Singers of Milwaukee will perform the “Misa Tango,” composed by Palmeri. The piece reimagines traditional mass settings, infusing it with the flares of traditional Argentinian tango style. The performance will feature the choir, piano, strings, and bandoneón, a traditional tango instrument originating from Germany.

Palmeri is an accomplished musician who has studied numerous aspects of music, including composition, choral direction, conducting, singing, and piano. He has written many works throughout his career, many of which are tangos or concertos. Palmeri’s recent work as a pianist for “Misa Tango” has sent him on a tour of Europe, which he will be returning from to perform at Carthage. Carthage is honored to welcome Palmeri to play piano at this event.

With the delicate musicality of Prof. García-Novelli and the Master Singers, and Argentinian flavor of Palmeri’s epic work, the Misa Tango Project performance is a fresh take on age-old tradition. 

This concert is free and open to the public, however tickets are required for all ages. Please visit www.carthage.edu/tickets 24/7 or call the Fine Arts Box Office 262-551-6661 Tuesday to Friday, noon to 5 p.m.