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Thurs 5.18 Cuarteto Tanguero - An Evening of Tango Music and Dancing
Join world-renound tango quartet Cuarteto Tanguero for a night of music and dancing at LangLab.
$8 in advance, $10 at the door.
$5 for students at the door with valid ID.
As part of this special engagement band member and bandoneonist Ben Bogart will provide 45 minutes of Tango dance instruction prior to the live music event. So come early and bring your dancing shoes!!!
Dance instruction begins at 7:00pm; full perfomance begins at 8:00pm
About the band:
Cuarteto Tanguero is an Argentine tango ensemble that transcends cultural barriers through excellence in performance and education of Argentine tango. The group creates musical experiences with the goal of connecting with a global audience and inspire others to express themselves through tango.
Through their innovative look at classic tango artists and recordings, the members of Cuarteto Tanguero bring traditional tango to new audiences. With every recording and performance, they reach more listeners and inspire them to look at tango in new ways.
The ensemble explores tango recordings, manuscripts and publications embracing the styles and performance of the tango tradition in order to distill the essence of tango music into new interpretations that invite audiences to delve into the genre’s past. Through their programs, Cuarteto Tanguero shares the emotions, jokes, gestures, and tragicomic features that speak to the universal human experience, inspiring audiences to explore tango as vehicle for selfexpression.
The ensemble’s chamber format allows the group to bring tango to a broader listenership, whether it is a small intimate setting or a large concert hall. The group arranges from golden age pieces to contemporary tango to suit the requirements of the ensemble and modern audiences, striking an elegant balance between traditional tango style and modern performance tastes.