Dances of the Americas

Dances of the Americas

Sunday, February 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

Pre-concert chat at 2:15 with Michael Newnham

Let’s Dance! The infectious rhythms and inimitable musical styles of North and South America will have you ready to kick up your heels and dance in the aisles. From the tango of Argentina, with Bandoneonist Denis Plante, through Mexico’s Huapango, to the Broadway dances of the Sharks and the Jets, Orchestra Toronto will have you ready to move with the music.


Michael Newnham – Conductor
Denis Plante – Bandoneon

On the Programme

Estacio: Frenergy

Moncayo: Huapango

Marquez: Danzon No. 2

Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

Piazzolla: Aconcagua, Denis Plante, Bandoneon


2020-21 subscriptions are on sale now! Single concert tickets go on sale on September 7. Buy tickets online or or call 1-855-985-ARTS (2787).


George Weston Recital Hall
Meridian Arts Centre
5040 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M2N 6R8


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