SSC’s Duxbury Music Festival Presents The Last Tango in Duxbury


DMF’s Caroline Cox and Christine Choi performing in concert, image by Kathy Dixon

Tango concert with Samba, Mambo and Salsa dances – South Shore Conservatory’s Duxbury Music Festival (DMF) presents The Last Tango in Duxbury concert and wine tasting on Wednesday, July 25, 7 pm at SSC’s Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street in Duxbury.  The concert is sponsored by Lynn Dale and Frank Wisneski, the wine tasting is sponsored by Duxbury Wine and Spirits.

The Last Tango in Duxbury features a Piazzolla Tango for viola and piano, and one for string quartet by Jeffrey Harrington.  Works for solo guitar by Argentinian composers/guitarists Quique Sinesi and Maximo Pujol add a unique South American flavor to the program.

Other works reacquaint the audience with South American and Afro-Cuban-inspired dances, including the Salsa, Mambo, and Samba. Performers include, among others, Peter Bianca, clarinet; Heather Braun, violin; Janna Gandelman, violin; Michelle LaCourse, viola; Zachary Stern, alto saxophone; Dmitry Yablonsky, cello; Andrew Chen, Rufus Choi, Sergio de los Cobos, Stephen Deitz and Regina Yung, piano.

Tickets for The Last Tango in Duxbury are $60. For ticket and event information, please visit, call 781-934-2731, ext. 23, contact DMF Festival Manager Eimear Gorman at [email protected], or follow Duxbury Music Festival on Facebook.

DMF is a program of South Shore Conservatory.  DMF’s office is located at South Shore Conservatory’s Duxbury campus at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury.

About Duxbury Music Festival

South Shore Conservatory’s Duxbury Music Festival (DMF), entering its 13th season, is a celebrated program for solo and chamber music instruction and performance. Founded in the conviction that music profoundly and permanently enriches the human spirit, DMF is an intensive 17-day program that brings world-renowned instructors, performers and aspiring young artists together in one of New England’s most picturesque bayside villages, Duxbury, MA, located 35 miles south of Boston and 20 miles north of Cape Cod. For nearly three weeks each summer, Duxbury is abuzz with a variety of musical styles in venues ranging from the Duxbury Town Green to The Ellison Center for the Arts to beautiful private seaside homes.  DMF has tremendous community support, attracting over 200 volunteers and 2500 patrons each season.  DMF is headquartered at South Shore Conservatory’s Duxbury campus at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury, 781-934-2731.  For more information, visit or follow us on Facebook.

In keeping with SSC’s inclusive mission to provide access to quality education in the arts for all, the Conservatory offers programs for all segments of the population to enjoy, regardless of age, ability, geography, and financial means.  Furthermore, South Shore Conservatory admits students and families of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.