Classico Latino: a blend of classical techniques and Latin American rhythms

Fusion ensemble Classico Latino performs at Ardingly College on Tuesday, March 5.

Clasico Latino. Picture by Cesar Rodriguez-Duran
Clasico Latino. Picture by Cesar Rodriguez-Duran

The concert starts at 7pm (doors 6.30pm) in The Under and is part of the school’s [email protected] series.

A spokesperson said: “The award-winning group Classico Latino seamlessly blends the techniques and sounds of classical music with authentic Latin American rhythms and melodies.

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“Creating unique and groundbreaking arrangements alongside original compositions, the group’s performances appeal to a wide audience drawn from all cultural backgrounds.

“The music of Classico Latino comes from the often-neglected back-catalogue of the Latin American songbook.

“Our programme explores music from across the continent, drawing on the familiar Samba, Bolero and Tango as well as less-well-known rhythms such as Pasillo, Joropo and Currulao, in a unique combination of instruments and styles which express the original passion and joy of Latin-American music with a contagiously exciting sound.”

General tickets cost £12, concessions are £6 and children can get in for free.

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