Direct from Buenos Aires, Argentina – It’s Tango Buenos Aires performing a journey through dance and music of the “Spirit of Argentina!”
Direct from Buenos Aires, this sensual, soulful performance brings together an expert company of musicians, vocalists and dancers in a passionate celebration of the Argentinian tango and the most prominent figure in its history, French-Argentine singer/songwriter and composer, Carlos Gardel.
An undisputed hero of Latin American music and dance, Gradel composed and recorded literally hundreds of classic tangos, many written with his lyricist and longtime collaborator, Alfredo Le Pera. Man of those seductive compositions find their way into this spectacular performance, which is also set to music by the legendary Astor Piazzolla and other heroes of the tango.
Sometimes playful, sometimes dramatic, and always sensuous, the fast and furious dancers of Tango Buenos Aires have become known internationally as one of Argentina’s greatest cultural exports , and their “swirling, fast-paced tapestry of movement” (The Washington Post) is regarded as one of the world’s most authentic representations of the traditional art of the tango.
Tango Buenos Aires has become one of Argentina’s great cultural exports, known throughout the Americas, Europe and the Far East as the most authentic and uncompromising representative of the Tango.
Tango Buenos Aires was created for the “Jazmines” festival at the famous Buenos Aires cabaret “Michelangelo” by renowned composer and tango director Osvaldo Requena. The company met with tremendous success and was immediately added to the season of the General San Martin Municipal Theatre.