Concert by the winners of Youth Biennial Contest 2007/2008

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The winners of the IX Youth Biennial Contest 2007/2008, organized by Shell Argentina and Festivales Musicales de Buenos Aires, the non-profit music association, will offer a concert on Wednesday, October 29, 2008. The program will include classical and contemporary pieces, performed by the winners of the first prizes in the categories of singing, piano, and chamber music, from the Contest held in 2007.
The Youth Biennial Contest is organized since 1991 to promote the artistic talents of the new generations. Every two years, after the selection, semifinals and finals, the winners of every category offer a series of concerts around different cities in the country. The concert in Buenos Aires, that closes the tour, will include performances by baritone Gustavo Zahnstecher, pianists Javier Albornoz and Pablo Estigarribia, and chamber groups: Saxophones' Quartet 4MIL, and the duo of saxophone and piano composed by Nicolás Ahumada and Gisele Tobares. The program includes works by Beethoven, Chopin, Schubert, Strauss, Debussy, Iturralde, Budini and Piazzolla, among others.
These artists were awarded, along with the winners of the second prizes, by a prestigious jury composed of three international experts: Annelise Skovmand (Singing), Jean –Paul Sevilla (Piano), Michael Hartenbeg (Chamber Music).

Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2008
Location: Teatro Avenida, Av. de Mayo 1212.
Free entrance. Free tickets must be picked up at the Theater's box office, Tuesday to Sunday, 1 PM to 8 PM.

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