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Casa Argentina of New Orleans and Loyola University New Orleans College of Music presents Ensamble Antognazzi's "Music & Dance 2000"

Loyola press release - February 23, 2000

Ensamble Antognazzi, a family of Argentinean artists on an international tour through the United States and Europe, introduces its show "Music & Dance 2000." The performance is set for Friday, February 25 at 8 p.m. in Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall. Tickets are $12 for general dmission, $10 for Casa Argentina members, and $5 for students. For more information, or to purchase tickets in advance, please call 861-8475 or 368-2889.

Music & Dance 2000 is an original show of great visual beauty that invites you for a stroll through the contemporary dance and music of the three Americas and Europe, from the "saloons" of colonial Buenos Aires to Astor Piazolla's tangos. The program includes choreographic works set to the music of Debussy, Chick Corea, Héctor Villa Lobos, and Paquito D'Rivera.

Casa Argentina of New Orleans is a non-profit organization with the mission of preserving and sharing the Argentinean culture in New Orleans, as well as collaborating with local and Latin American institutions and helping people when the circumstances call for it. The organization has enjoyed bringing many of Argentina's most prestigious writers and musicians to New Orleans. To open their 2000 cultural season, Casa Argentina is pleased to present Ensamble Antognazzi, a unique experience of music and dance, integrating classical, traditional Argentinean sounds and contemporary dancing.