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Musicians from Latin America Play Tango in Berlin
October 23rd, 2014
News from Berlin - Mexico and Ecuador are united by the passion of tango. Ofelia Stoll (contrabass) and José Vitores (guitar) are Mexican and Ecuadorian musicians, respectively. In 2002 they found Cantango Berlin and tango soloists living in Berlin from Argentina, Ecuador, Mexico and Germany and created the ensemble, which has become one of the most important in Europe. On October 24th they played in Berlin at 19.00 at the Filmbühne in Steinplatz, and the Embassy of Ecuador reported on the event that will have as a protagonist its fellow countryman, Vitores.
The repertoire of this duo is as diverse as tango itself. Their first album was dedicated to the very well-known bandoneón player and composer Astor Piazolla. The third album is called “Tangokonzert in Berliner Philharmonie.”
According to the information provided on their website, in their concerts and private events, Cantango selects compositions from all ages of tango. In every performance, Cantango Berlin takes its audience on a musical journey through Argentinian Tango.
“This ensemble of the bandoneon, the violin, the guitar, piano and contrabass fascinates audiences with its captivating and passionate performances and first class solos, magically transporting audiences into the world of tango”, the musicians say.
Cantango’s performances are based on Argentinian maestros such as Enrique Postma, Nicolás Ledesma, José Vítores, Emilio Peroni. These sounds from Latin America have conquered tango ballrooms in a great number of European cities as well as in Mexico and Taiwan.
For More information: http://www.cantango-berlin.com
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