Czech Center Museum Houston presents Feliz Cumparsita: A Tango Concert with Fernando Pirez
The Czech Center Museum Houston presents 100 Years of La Cumparsita, a unique tango concert honoring the most famous tango featuring master tango singer Fernando Pirez and guest piano player Hector Bisio as well as the tango performers Mauro Marcone & Lidia Obertas who will become part of the multi-medial music spectacle.
The unique Tango concert will celebrate the Centennial of the world’s most famous Tango, “La Cumparsita,” written by Uruguayan composer Gerardo Matos Rodríguez. The concert will feature Pirez, a Tango Music Award Winner of Aurea 2015, 2016, 2017 and distinguished for his music program "3 Canciones" with the Gaucho Prize. Furthermore, he is a radio show creator of "Puerto Tango" in Maldonado as well as "Habemus Tango" People 107.1 FM.
The Uruguayan government has officially declared 2017 as the year to celebrate the “Centennial of La Cumparsita.” For this cultural exchange initiative, the Uruguayan musicians will present with the young dance performers the intricate techniques of the most beautiful Tango pieces from the 20th century.