HELP US KEEP REPORTING. DONATE TO ORLANDO WEEKLY PRESS CLUB.

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Orlando Phil’s Sounds of Summer chamber series features local tango group Kalinka

Posted By on Sun, Jul 8, 2012 at 9:00 AM

sel-9-mon-tangojpg

Monday, July 9 – Sounds of Summer: Tanglisimo featuring Kalinka

7 p.m.

Margeson Theater

Lowndes Shakespeare Center

812 E. Rollins St.

407-770-0071

orlandophil.org

$14-$37

We were recently guests at a wedding at which the bride and groom’s first dance was a tango. So we’re able to say from personal experience that tango isn’t just the stereotypical dance of seduction; it can express sweetness, tenderness, commitment as well. Actually, that’s the best part of tango – it can convey almost any emotion within its instantly recognizable form. This Monday, the Orlando Phil’s Sounds of Summer chamber series features local multicultural tango group Kalinka exploring that range of emotion and adding their own spin to turn-of-the-century and newer Argentinean and European tangos, including one of Astor Piazzolla’s revolutionary-in-its-time tango nuevo pieces. Olga Ferranti, Russian-born violinist for Kalinka, says that tango “combines the glamour of the ballroom and the allure of the underground”; we say, it’s OK to tap your feet but don’t burst onto the stage with a rose clamped between your teeth. (Just kidding, please do that.) – Jessica Bryce Young

Tags: , , , , , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

October 21, 2020

View more issues

Calendar

© 2020 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation