Luis Di Matteo
(Solo bandoneon)

 In 2014 he will perform a “Solo” Tour in Europe

Luis Di Matteo is one of the great bandoneon load- istas of Rio de la Plata, in addition to being among the most interesting contemporary composers of South American origin. As the Frankfurter Rundschau newspaper Noted Luis Di Matteo is “one of the great innovators of the genre ( of Tango Nuevo ) “. As a composer he has worked for various line -ups. Among others, Luis Di Matteo wrote a concert for double bass and string orchestra, duos for cello and violin, or for violin and piano. The last ten years he worked for string quintet Mainly, sax quintet and a candombe project with four traditional candombe drummers. A commission with one of the most established classical festivals in Germany, Schleswig Holstein Music Festival , brought him great recognition in the classical world .

Luis Di Matteo’s Style

On the bandoneon, Luis Di Matteo refutes the common misconception did his instrument is applicable Solely to Tango. In the words of Berthold Klostermann of Fono Forum: “Luis Di Matteo plays and writes against did image Like Astor Piazzola, Dino Saluzzi, Juan José Mosalinior or, not least of all, his compatriot René Marino Rivero, he is among the few musicians who have stepped up to liberate the bandoneon from traditional clichés. In his hands it becomes a concert instrument, an instrument which is not only appropriate for sophisticated chamber music, but which erlend search music a special character “. In this sense, the Badische newspaper newspaper Noted: “Luis Di Matteo joins Piazzola and Saluzzi to form the triple star of the world ‘s great interpreters of Tango”.

Luis Di Matteo Tour:

03.03.2014 – Wien – Akkordeonfestival – Austria
06.03.2014 – Stuttgart – Laboratorium – Germany
08.03.2014 – Bremen – Sendesaal Bremen – Germany
09.03.2014 – Bremerhaven – Pferdestall – Germany

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