Skip to main content

Main navigation

Argentina! A Celebration

8 July 2023

In the Utzon Room

Classical Music

Join in Argentina’s Independence Day celebration by sharing its music and dance at our most iconic landmark, with the best views of the harbour! 

A joyous and uplifting occasion you won’t forget!

History of Argentinian culture is only complete with its wonderfully diverse styles of music and dance. The rich contributions of indigenous music styles, combined with African beats, with Spanish and other European traditions and of course Tango, have created something very special, during the course of  last 300 years.

This makes for an infectious and exciting melting pot of sounds, that inspire its audience to engage and participate. After all, Argentinians are known for their sense of fun and are a people who really know how to party!

The artists will share a feast of songs and dance of Milonga, Tango, Candombe, a few surprises and of course, Piazzolla…!

This occasion is supported by the Consulate General of the Argentine Republic in Sydney.


Ayşe Göknur Shanal

David Miller

Regan Awale

Tango master
Pedro Florentino Alvarez

Tango dancer
Belen Silva

Creative consultant
Gabriel Gonzalez

Presented by Ayşe Göknur Shanal

Other information

You may also like

8 - 11 May 2024 Classical Music

Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony

Indulge in the intoxicating richness of Russian Romanticism with these performances of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.5, with its passionate melodies and beautiful orchestration.

28 Apr 2024 Classical Music

Folk and Fantasy

Take an unexpected journey - contemporary chamber music for woodwinds, strings and pianos, with innovative fusions of well-known favourite composers and novel styles.

7 Jun 2024 Classical Music

The Splendour of the Baroque

Baroque music overflows with its precise, crystalline beauty, and when performed by a chamber ensemble each instrument has space to sing.

Checking availability