Maria Ylipää, Jaakko Kuusisto and friends perform compositions by Piazzolla who transformed traditional tango.
Known as an actress and singer, Maria Ylipää performs the most beloved compositions of Astor Piazzolla. Together with Ylipää, this style dubbed nuevo tango is interpreted by a band including top Finnish musicians such as Jaakko Kuusisto and Marzi Nyman.
In the 1950s, Astor Piazzolla developed a style that created a great stir in the world of traditional Argentinian tango. This style skilfully mixes elements of classical music to traditional tango and jazz improvisation and is today a global phenomenon.