Latin American music
Latinj American singer in Australia, Corinne Andrew, music for themed events in Australia

A band in Sydney that plays Bossa's and Samba's from Rio De Janeiro, music from the Olympics in Brazil

Band for hire in Sydney with a singer plus accordion, bass, guitar and flute

After hearing the music of the Rio Olympics, Peter brought out his flute and revisited some bossa's and sambas that were popular in the 60's

Viva also visited Rio in 2014 see video at this link: music of Brazil

Venues with International Themes

Sydney Venue

We have had a great year with a quite a few bookings for some high profile corporate events and venues requiring Latin music, including the best Sydney Venues: Union University and Schools Club (UUSC) The Hilton Hotel, the Sofitel Wentworth Hotel, Sydney Convention Centre and Major Leagues clubs plus some repeat performances at the Art Gallery of NSW, Baroque Restaurant, Hunter Valley winery events, Newcastle Jazz club, Dubbo Jazz festival, Manly Jazz festival etc. We were advertised (poster) as the feature act to provide music performances at Fete De La Musique for Alliance Francaise

top 100 recordings in Australia

The bands recording of Minor Swing has reached No 1 in Australia for Latin music on the NIM top 100 charts and no 4 in the top 100 World Charts

Viva the duo (instrumental) work for special events in Sydney

If your venue is looking for an edge or is looking to add uniqueness with a Latin American theme for your next exciting event, the Viva bands are in Sydney

We have a number of live music samples at link to youtube videos

Musicians, bands and singers in Sydney, playing Latin music suitable for events, themed functions and cocktail parties

Sydney musicians that play live Latin music in Sydney, Bowral, Wollongong, Central Coast, Newcastle, The Hunter Valley and Gosford area

The music of the duo of Accordion, bass, guitar and flute is ideal for restaurant and promotional events that require Instrumental background music with an International theme, the duo is an appropriate alternative to a string orchestra as they provide an "International" ambiance rather than a formal one

Live music on the street,

Live music performed in Sydney

Corinne with Viva is in high demand, they are noted as the premier live music act in Sydney

Corinne Andrew is the singer on the Kraft Live active advertisement

asia tours Sydney bands touring Europe sydney bands in Cuba

TOURS: Asia (pre 2005) - Europe 2010 - Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, New Orleans, Mexico 2013

Their recent tour of Argentina revealed a lot of tango's and Astor Piazzolla music, In Brazil they heard the best sambas and in Cuba they heard lots of Salsa music. They heard their first rock music of their tour in New Orleans where they witnessed about 50 Rock bands playing on a 400m strip of Bourbon street see video

The bands are popular internationally, with their CD regularly played overseas (over 11,000 plays), they also perform music for radio and TV advertising in the USA, produced by Nick West at Smith and Western Studios

The band's singer, Corinne Andrew is also a session singer for Nylon Studios based in Cannes, New York and Sydney, Corinne's version of Je Ne Non Regrette Rien was aired on radio and TV in Australia and the USA

Our New CD September Morn - fans

Our CD September Morn has been played 11,000 times on international radio and we have over 200 fans registered as of the 1st May

Peter and Marie Rappolt are established Sydney musicians that play a lot of Latin tunes as Instrumentals

Spanish music at the Picasso exhibition in Sydney

music at the picasso exhibition

Picasso exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW. Viva the Trio (with Corinne) completed a series of performances in February 2012 at Art Gallery Cafe during the exhibition of Picasso masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris

Entertainment at the Art Gallery of NSW

Viva the trio (with Corinne Andrew) perform a concert in the Central Court at the Gallery during the exhibition of Eugene Atget old Paris photography

live music for a party

The new and exciting music

We are always on the lookout for really engaging music including some Latin American songs that audiences are thrilled to hear, our recent additions of music include Libertango, Indifference some Portuguese Fado music, Argentine and Cuban music

Our new CD

Our New CD World music- September Morn will be released in August, it is a compilation of Corinne Andrew's significant multilingual vocal talents in French, Spanish and Portuguese language, the CD be Distributed by a USA company to : Amazon USA, Canada, South America, Itunes, Mid Europe, Western Europe, SE Asia, China, Japan, Tehran and Dubai

Samples of music from Viva the band and Corinne Andrew, worldwide release of "World music - September Morn" at CD Baby

Samples of music from Viva the Duo CD "The Journey"

Listen to music from around the world with Viva the band at youtube

Viva the duo music - listen to free samples, buy single tracks or the complete album at CD Baby

Youtube Video of Libertango performed with Corinne Andrew, French singer

a video of Viva the duo with a Corinne Andrew, singer performing live at Radio 2rrr in August 2011 video link: Libertango

Fado music Sydney

Fado (Portuguese) music being performed by a Sydney band at the Factory Theatre in September 2011 video link: Oh Gente De Minha Terra live on youtube

Viva the band (duo) at a function at the Sydney Opera House

Bands at Sydney Opera House Viva the duo performed at a function at the Opera House forecourt for a.t.s. Pacific Group, part of the Stella Leisure Group, for their 30 year anniversary. They are hosting their key clients from around the world, (mostly European countries) plus representatives of Qantas Holidays, Jetset, Harvey World, Travelscene etc

Viva the duo at the Italian village, the Rocks

Viva the duo, music at a party for Francoise Preese, the principal of French a la Carte

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Viva the band at Django Reinhardt Festival, Samois Sur Seine and Rue D'antibes in Cannes

music on musette accordion and Spanish guitar

A Sydney band, Viva the duo engaged by Gosford Regional Arts Gallery to play music for a theatrical production

Sydney musicians that perform music for a theme - see a video of Paris with music by Viva the band on youtube

Sydney band, Viva the duo performed their special repertoire of music at Laycock Street theatre (photo) for a delightful theatrical presentation of Colette's Feast, a play with a Paris theme set in 1944.

Sydney musicians performing french music - see a video of Paris with music by Viva the band on youtube

A scene with Viva the duo providing tunes throughout a theatrical production

Viva the band have performed at many International Venues, their most recent being in Taiwan in August 2004 for the Tainan International Chihsi Arts Festival and a return visit in 2005 for a series of live concerts and television performances for the Kenting song Festival.

french theme for entertainment at Hunter Valley Vineyards - see a video of Paris with French music by Viva the band on youtube

A list of International themed events in Sydney, Newcastle, Gosford and Kiama

  • Concert by Viva the Band (with Corinne Andrew) at the Central Court for the Art Gallery of NSW
  • music at Canterbury Leagues Club
  • Music Performances at The Picasso Exhibition for The Art Gallery of NSW
  • music performance for "Christmas in Paris" at the Mark Hanham Art Gallery surrey hills
  • Feature act for "Paris By Night" at The Factory Theatre Marrickville
  • Baroque restaurant, The Rocks for SBS Food Safari event
  • Cabaret and Circus at The Factory Theatre Marrickville
  • music at The Victoria Room Darlinghurst
  • Cabaret Extravaganza at Notes Live Newtown, a project supported by Alliance Francaise
  • Opera in the Vineyards, "Ah La Belle Paris" (sponsored by a major winery)
  • "Winter in Paris" Expo at Stamford Hotel, Sydney Airport
  • Bateaux Juets - toy boats from Paris 1850 - 1950 Expo at Australian National Maritime Museum
  • themed concert at Avoca Theatre Central Coast
  • "The DaVinci Code" performance at the Australian premiere in Sydney
  • "Moulin Rouge" themed function at Tumbalong Ballroom
  • "A Night in Paris" at the18th Yalumba Jazz Festival at Thredbo
  • "A Night in the French Quarter" at the master builders club Wollongong
  • Musicians for Colettes feast, a stage show at Gosford
  • promotion of "Les Genies de la Mer" at The Australian Maritime museum
  • themed function at Kiama Jazz club
  • French themed event for PAN events at Sydney Royal Easter Show
  • The Miss World ball at the Four Points by Sheraton Darling Harbour
  • Villa Provence weddings
  • Wine promotions in the Hunter Valley
  • "Tour D'France" awards at Lindemans winery, Pokolbin
  • "A Night in Paris" for McDonald Foundation at Doltone house
  • Café Francais at Mosman
  • Pic-nic au parc at Centennial park for French rendez-vous
  • French themed function at Australian Museum for Oddfellows, Toyota and Lexus CEO's
  • Wine and food festivals throughout Sydney
  • Paris duo featured as part of an International show at Souths Juniors Auditorium
  • Paris duo featured as an act in the Viva Latin American and International Show at Illawarra Catholic Club
  • "Fete De La Music" for the Sydney music fest program and La Brasserie.
  • French themed wedding at Baccus restaurant Newcastle

Major club Venues for Viva "

  • Canterbury leagues club for Roddy Montez "Viva international show with Corinne and Viva"
  • South Sydney Juniors with "Viva Duo"
  • The Mounties Club with "Viva Duo"
  • Burwood RSL with "Viva Duo"
  • Illawarra Catholic Club with "Viva Duo"
  • Hervey Bay, Queensland with "Viva Duo"

Contact details

Our contact number is Ph (02) 9970 6006 In most cases email is the most efficient method of contact at :rappolt@optushome.com.au

Musicians in Sydney that play Latin American music