Héctor Del Curto, Bandoneón

hector-del-curto-350pxHéctor Del Curto, world-renowned bandoneónist, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has traveled the world both as soloist and chamber musician, having shared the stage with Astor Piazzolla, Osvaldo Pugliese, Julio Bocca, Orquesta Sinfónica de Buenos Aires, and Teatro Colón Ballet, among many others.

In April 1999, Mr. Del Curto performed at Carnegie Hall with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, joined by world-renowned artists Gary Burton, Joe Lovano, Pablo Ziegler, and from Buenos Aires, singers Jose Angel Trelles and Maria Grana. The New York Times review included the following statement: “Hector Del Curto played wistful, piercing solos on the bandoneón.”  Mr. Del Curto’s discography appears on recordings with Luis Borda Cuarteto, Linea de Tango (Jazz and Fusion Records), Osvaldo Pugliese (“Live in Concert”), Pablo Ziegler Asphalt (BMG, USA), and Tango Magic (Sony Music, USA, also on video and DVD).

He won the “Best Bandoneón Player” Under 25 award when he was only 17. In 1999 the Italian-American Network awarded him their “Golden Note” award in recognition of his artistic achievements. As a conductor, he directed the show “Forever Tango” on Broadway as well as numerous other concerts featuring tango music.

Appearing with Bach Aria Soloists in Night of Tango, April 21, 2018.