New York Festival Of Song Presents BUENOS AIRES, OUT AND NOW at Kaufman Music Center

The New York Festival of Song, led by artistic director Steven Blier, continues its Mainstage 2021-22 series with Buenos Aires, Then and Now on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. at Merkin Hall at the Kaufman Music Center. The concert features soprano Nicoletta Berry, bass-baritone Federico De Michelis, soprano Raquel González and other artists to be announced with pianist Shawn Chang and NYFOS artistic director Steven Blier as pianists and hosts.

The program honors the diversity of Buenos Aires‘ musical culture and includes the works of its iconic masters, such as Guastavino, Ginastera, López Buchardo, Carlos Gardel and Piazzolla, as well as his contemporary voices, Esteban Benzecry and Ezequiel Viñao. Buenos Aires, Then and Now is produced with the collaboration of Jorge Parodi and Opera Hispánica.

Buenos Aires Yesterday and Today will be available online as part of the NYFOS @ Home digital series, starting Tuesday, April 5 at 7 p.m. ET for four weeks through May 3. Free access to the digital concert is available at https: // www.eventbrite.com/e/buenos-aires-then-and-now-tickets-239173162367.

NYFOS Season 2021-22 also features additional Mainstage Series concerts held at Merkin Hall at the Kaufman Music Center, including Love Songs in 176 Keys: 4 Hands, 4 Voices, 4 Countries on Tuesday March 15, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. with Caramoor’s 2022 Vocal Rising Stars; and The Wider View: Songs by Black Composers on Wednesday April 13, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. with Lucia Bradford, Jorell Williams and more to be announced.

All NYFOS programs are funded, in part, by the New York State Council for the Arts with support from Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.


Concert Information
Buenos Aires, yesterday and today
Tuesday February 15, 2022 at 8 p.m.
Merkin Hall, Kaufman Music Center
Tickets: $ 20-70
Link: https://www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/mch/event/new-york-festival-of-song-buenos-aires-then-and-now/

Nicoletta Berry, soprano
Federico De Michelis, bass-baritone
Raquel González, soprano
Steven Blier, pianist and entertainer
Shawn Chang, pianist

Astor Piazzolla
Michelangelo 70 (for duo-piano)
Libertango (for duo-piano)
Alguien le dice al tango (Borges)
Siempre is in Buenos Aires

LÓPEZ BUCARDO
Vidalita
Jujeña
Dark frescas of fresas

EZEQUIEL VIÑAO
El fuego es tu reino from “Sonetos de Amor”
Color of marfil of “Sonetos de Amor”

CARLOS GUASTAVINO
Noches de Santa Fe
Abismo de sed

ARIEL RAMÍREZ
Alfonsina y el mar

BENZECRIE D’ESTEBAN
Ser Quiero
The noche

CARLOS GARDEL
Mi Buenos Aires querido

ALBERTO GINASTERA
Canción al árbol del olvido
Canción de la luna Lunar States

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