Les Luthiers, the humorous Argentine musical group, announced Thursday its launch “Final farewell to the theatre” after 55 years of “successful career”.
“We feel that after more than half a century of touring and performing, We have reached our goalsReferring to the popular formation in a statement issued on official social media.
According to the script, the group consisting of Carlos Lopez Puccio and Jorge Marona (historical members) with Roberto Antier, Thomas Meyer-Wolff, Martin O’Connor and Horacio Tato Turano – with Santiago Otero Ramos and Pablo Rabinovich as alternates – will say goodbye with your audience Farewell tour of Argentina and other countries will start in Buenos Aires on January 12th.
In the statement, López-Puccio and Marona gave details of why they ended their careers.
“This year I will be 77, and Jorge 75. We feel very lively, and technically we think we are at our best; but as we approach 80 Our muscles and joints anticipate that they will soon begin to present us with obstaclesLopez Puccio Books.
“It won’t be easy”
Marona adds thatIt will not be easy to wrap up this great workthat they have fun “from a young age”, never saying goodbye to the audience that “follows and supports them”, but after “many years of adventures”, Mastropero – the imaginative composer to whom Les Lautier credits many of their numbers – “deserves a rest”.
“We will start the farewell tour with the premiere, in Buenos Aires, of” Más Tropiezos de Mastropiero “, a natural outcome of our history and at the same time a tribute to the career of the famous composer. It constitutes, due to the design of the story and the contribution of the novel the virtues of the staff 2019, A kind of synthesis between tradition and modernityAdds the popular group.
The tour will start at the Opera House in the Argentine capital on January 12: “We will be there every weekend during the summer season. The tour will continue through many cities in Argentinaas well as by various countries in America and Europe.
More than half a century of success
The white, witty humor of Les Luthiers – also named for the use of extraordinary machines they made themselves – has been traveling the world since 1967 and has won numerous awards, including the 2017 Princess of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities, the highest award given in Spain.
the group It was founded by Marona along with Gerardo Massana, Daniel Rabinowitz and Markus Mundstock, who passed away in 1973, 2015, and 2020, respectively. In 1969, Carlos Núñez Cortés – who decided to leave the group in 2017 – and López Puccio joined it, were considered historic members.
The group has made it popular before Combining parodies of classical and popular musical genres with humorous theatrical scenesreplete with lyrics, music and arrangements that they created themselves.
The current cast of Les Luthiers is that of López Puccio and Marona since 2019.