Guitar Perspectives - Concert Choro to the Max
Hanson Dyer Hall
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
43 Sturt Street
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An exploration of Brazilian guitar music as seen through the traditional genre of choro.
Featuring MCM guitar staff Doug de Vries, Ken Murray and Adam May, alumni Rose Gonzalez and Paul Carey and associate artists Al Kerr (percussion) and Asha Henfry (flute).
Choro has its origins in late 19th century salon music, fused with elements of ragtime and samba. The music has seen a revival in recent years and has travelled internationally, reaching beyond its place of origin. Instruments featured in choro music such as the 7-string guitar, cavaquinho and pandeiro will be featured.
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