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Frambuesas Tango Quintet at the Instituto Cervantes Manchester

Posted on January 24, 2014

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web-frambuesas-bwOn February 18, Instituto Cervantes, the official Spanish Government Centre, is offering an evening of live music and dance inspired by the sounds and passion of tango.

The atmosphere of Buenos Aires will be brought to Manchester by British band Frambuesas Tango Quintet who will perform a selection of tango, vals and traditional milongas alongside tango dancers Chris Shields and Belinda Gough.

Frambuesas Tango Quintet is made up of musicians and friends Susannah Simmons (violin), Tom Beer (viola and vocals), Simon Turner (cello), Michael Stone (piano) and Marie Leenhardt (bandoneĆ³n).

The event, where the public will be able to dance and participate, will be held in the Main Hall of the Instituto Cervantes in Manchester. To book tickets, email or call 0161 6614200.

Words: Sophie Warner

Nicola Rayner was editor of Dance Today from 2010 to 2015. She has written for a number of publications including The Guardian, The Independent and Time Out Buenos Aires, where she cut her teeth as a dance journalist working on the tango section. Today she continues to dance everything from ballroom to breakdance, with varying degrees of success. Her debut novel, The Girl Before You, was published last year in paperback, ebook and audiobook.

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