|April 2, 2008|
Daniel Binelli (FLEFF Distinguished Composer in Residence) is an internationally renowned bandoneon virtuoso from Argentina who performs across the world. Daniel Binelli returned to Ithaca College for the Tango Festival on January 30th, 2009. Daniel Binelli is one of the world’s greatest virtuosos of the bandoneon. The bandoneon is a unique and sensuous keyboard instrument associated with the tango. A prolific composer, he has played bandoneon with major orchestras in Latin America, Europe and the United States. With over fifty CDs, countless compositions, and many film scores, Binelli is also widely acclaimed as the foremost exponent and torchbearer of the music of tango legend Astor Piazzolla, who forged the nuevo tango style.