The intense character of Argentine music mixed with the preciousness of the Japanese musical tradition provides the raw material for this exceptional quartet created from the meeting of two great icons of Japanese jazz with two creative Argentine musicians.
The sophisticated compositions of Argentine pianist Gerardo Di Giusto receive the vibrant interpretation of Japanese violinist Aska Kaneko (a reference in her homeland). The melodic part is served perfectly by the dialogue between bassist Carlos Buschini and percussionist Yahiro Tomohiro. These four musicians take the art of improvisation to an aesthetic and musical language very much their own.
The two Argentineans and the two Japanese met by chance in Paris in 2003, and there was an immediate empathy for the difference of musical languages that complement each other, so the quartet "Gaia Cuatro" was born. Since 2004 they have been touring the world, a project much acclaimed by the public and critics.
Gerardo Di Giusto, piano
Aska Kaneko, violin and voice
Carlos Buschini, bass
Tomohiro Yahiro, percussion
Special price*: €8
*Discount for under 18s and over 65s
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Access to the venue
The access to the Mosteiro de Alcobaça is made through the Portaria (Monastery) entrance. The exit is through the same place. The entrance is exclusive to ticket holders. The entrance is made from 20h45 and until 15 minutes before the beginning of the show. No entry is allowed after the beginning of the show.
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