Sean Shibe © Kaupo Kikkas

The Sounds of Argentina

BBC Proms 2021

Monday 23 August 2021, 13:00 & Monday 23 August 2021, 18:00

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Adam Walker flute
Sean Shibe guitars
Wallis Giunta mezzo-soprano

Former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist Sean Shibe has been breaking down musical boundaries and winning awards since he erupted onto the classical music scene almost a decade ago. Now the young guitarist makes his much-anticipated Proms debut, joining forces with flautist Adam Walker and mezzo-soprano Wallis Giunta for a concert celebrating the centenaries of two Argentine composers.

Songs by Ariel Ramírez follow Astor Piazzolla’s Histoire du tango – tracing the dance’s colourful history from its origins in the bordellos of Buenos Aires via cafes and nightclubs to the contemporary concert hall.

Duration: approx. 1 hour (no interval)

Ticket Information

£16, £13; Day tickets: £6

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