Duo Fain Mantega

Duo Fain Mantega

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Paulina Fain on flutes and Exequiel Mantega on piano formed the Duo on 2004. In their repertoire they use the routes of Argentinian Folk and Tango music, developing a new and particular point of view, with a whole new panorama with their own compostions and making a review of Astor Piazzola´s music.

Biography

Paulina Fain on flutes and Exequiel Mantega on piano formed the Duo Fain-Mantega on 2004. In their repertoire they use the routes of Argentinian Folk and Tango music, developing a new and particular point of view, with a whole panorama with their own compostions and making a re-view of the Astor Piazzolla Music. Their music has a particular and original sound, with an intimate character, that sometimes changes, and shows it self full of virtuosity. The Duo has produced their first CD called “+ TANGO”, that had excellent critics by the press and public. The material is distributed in Argentina by South Unity Records and in Germany and Austria by Galileo Music Communication. The Duo has recently produced their Second CD, called “Secretos en Reunión” (Secrets in Reunions) in a co-production with EPSA Music. This material will be featured in Argentina in July 2008 and in Europe in a 2 month tour during October & November 08. The Cd is composed mainly by argentinean contemporary Tango and Folk pieces from Fain & Mantega. Paulina Fain plays in this CD different flutes, clarinet and piccollo. Fain-Mantega has a very important activity in Europe, in one year time (from October 07 to October 08) the Duo has toured through Europe 3 times, giving more than 50 concerts in Germany, The Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland and Italy. In March 2008 the magazine “Der Spiegel” (Germany) ask the Duo to be part of the “Tango Pasion” compilation CD that will be sold with the magazine in Germany. (12.000 copies). The 2 last European tours were sponsored by the Argentine Embasy, considering the Duo Fain-Mantega as one of the most important artist and “ambassadors” of the new Contemporary Argentinian Music.

Discography

"+ TANGO" (2006)
"Secretos en Reunion" (2008) EPSA Music.-

Set List

1. Revirao (A. Piazzolla)
2. El Choclo (A. Villaldo)
3. Viste de Mi (E. Mantega)
4. Spain - Nonino (C. Corez - A. Piazzolla)
5. Milonga de mis Amores (P. Laurenz)
6. Microcentro (P. Fain)
7. Milonga Camarga (E. Mantega)
8. Concierto para Quinteto (A. Piazzolla)

Duration: 35-40 min (Approx)