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Marcelo Nisinman

  Musical instrument: Bandoneon and tangheri groups


Born in Buenos Aires in 1970, Marcelo Nisinman is an internationally renowned bandoneon player, composer and arranger.
Nisinman studied the bandoneon with Julio Pane and composition with Guillermo Graetzer in Buenos Aries and Detlev Muller-Siemens in Basel. His compositions are diverse and original with their origins in Buenos Aires, Nisinman also takes inspiration from other forms and techniques creating his own personal style that breaks the traditions and rules of the ‘Musica Porteña’ (Music from Buenos Aires). He has composed for a diverse range of groups from symphony orchestra to string quartet.
Nisinman is much in demand as a soloist playing with orchestras and at festivals around the world. He has performed with Martha Argerich, Gidon Kremer, Britten Sinfonia, Gary Burton, Fernando Suarez Paz, Assad Brothers, and the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Charles Dutoit. He has appeared as a soloist with the WDR Big Band under Vince Mendoza, the Arpeggione Chamber Orchestra, Orchestre National des Pays de La Loire conducted by John Axelrod and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Belgrad.
His work, “Dark Blue Tango” was premiered in 2012 with the National Symphony Orchestra of Argentina under Facundo Agudin with Nisinman playing the bandoneon. Nisinman is frequently invited to work with ensembles and to festival as a composer/ performer. His invitations have included: Oxford Chamber Music Festival (in 2008), Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival (Finland), Zeitkunst Festival (Berlin and Paris), Sonoro Festival (Bucarest) Consonances (St Nazaire- France), artist in residence at the Boswil Festival (Switzerland), Vogler String Quartet (in Germany and Ireland), and with Martha Argerich and Friends at the 2013 Ravenna Music Festival. Nisinman has composed a number of vocal works including “Desvios”, with the text of Carlos Trafic (released on Acqua Records , 2009) and his New Version of Maria de Buenos Aires (Acqua Records 2010). In 2009 together with the clarinetist Chen Halevi he formed his own quartet Tango Factory, the group brings together four very different musicians to explore the tango, playing works by Nisinman, Porat, and arrangements by Nisinman of works by Piazzolla, Weill and others.


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