Alturas – Cafe con Tango – at the Royal Exchange on April 19th 2013

Inspired by the music of Argentina, ‘Alturas’ combines influences from classical, latin and tango to create a unique blend of haunting melodies with jazz-inspired solos.

Inspired by the music of Argentina, ‘Alturas’ combines influences from classical, latin and tango to create a unique blend of haunting melodies with jazz-inspired solos.

Lovers of tango, classical, jazz and latin music: the tango sextet Alturas will perform at the Royal Exchange launching their CD Café con Tango on 19th April 2013. A rare opportunity in Newcastle to enjoy tango chamber music of a high calibre.

‘Alturas’ have been performing as a group since 2009.  The group started as a duo with Gaye Thomas – flute and Jane Andino – piano.  It has over the years grown to become a sextet, performing throughout  Eastern Australia.

Their debut CD, Café con Tango includes works by Astor Piazzolla, Pablo Ziegler, Fernando Egozcue, as well as traditional tangos and some original tango-inspired pieces.

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