Patrcicio Wang & Ensemble -Old Roots New Routes at Old Roots New Routes at Vondelkerk
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Sat, November 6, 2021
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Musical tales of resistance and liberation.
In every possible key ‘liberation’ is the motto of Patricio Wang (Chile, 1952). He calls himself “refugee in twofold” who via music gained his own freedom. Starting composition at the conservatory of the University of Chili in Santiago (1968) amid a turbulent period of liberation movements in Latin America, Wang fused Andean music with classical European and pop, including nueva canción and adaptations of Beatles songs. “Subversive music” that turned him into a persona non grata in the wake of the eleventh of September 1973. Because until 2001 9/11 didn’t symbolize the attack on the Twin Towers but the Chili coup by General Pinochet. ...