“Tango & café con pan”, yoga and scenes from “La città delle donne”
Ponderosa (Berlino, Germania) 1-8 Luglio 2012
Una settimana di ricerca dedicata a esplorare la fusione del Tango con altre tecniche, stili, concezioni. Seminari, lezioni e ballo aperto.
Video: Tango diferente
BEWARE: THIS IS NOT A TRADITIONAL TANGO FESTIVAL
Meri Lao was born in Italy in 1928 and she lived in Uruguay, Argentina, France, Cuba, she now resides in Rome. After a career as a concert pianist, she wrote extensively on Latin-american music and culture Of her six books about tango the most famous is Bompiani’s “Todo tango, cronache di una lunga convivenza” (2004). Both Astor Piazzolla and Umberto Eco praised her knowledge and competence. She received numerous awards for her works in theatre, film, radio and music, including Premio Letterario Castilenti (1992), Premio Tenco (2001), Premio Musica Europa (2007), Premio Enigma-Capri per la Letteratura (2008).
She will present her musical didactic monologo for singer-actress “Tango & café con pan” (Tango & coffee and bread), scenes from Federico Fellini’s film “La città delle donne” (City of women, 1980) for which she wrote music and lyrics of the feminist song, and finally she will teach a yoga class, a discipline she started in 1945 with Krishnamurti!