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Eric Stern: Vagabond Opera

October 10th, 2011

Bohemian Cabaret ensemble Vagabond Opera combines impeccable musicianship with a touch of both the naughty and exotic. Hot jazz, gut bucket swing, tangos and klezmer combine to form a new wave of opera, liberated from the Western canon. In this podcast we speak with Eric Stern, founder of Vagabond Opera, operatic tenor, accordionist and composer. [...]

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Alfredo Minetti: Tango Anthropology

March 1st, 2010

Zero Hour Tango Festival is a new festival designed to deepen the experience and involvement of the audience in the multi-faceted meanings of tango. In this podcast we talk with Alfredo Minetti, producer of the festival as well as a musician, teacher and writer. Alfredo talks about how his background in cultural anthropology shaped the [...]

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Federico Aubele: Revisiting the Bolero

January 11th, 2010

Argentine singer-songwriter and guitarist Federico Aubele’s music is a synthesis of his influences which range from dub to tango. His third and most recent album, Amatoria, is inspired by classic bolero and uses delicate guitar and vocals to create intimate love songs. In this interview he talks about his evolution as a musician, how music [...]

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Sharna Fabiano: Tango’s Embrace

April 27th, 2009

The Sharna Fabiano Tango Company blends authentic Argentine tango technique with contemporary dance and music. Based in Washington D.C., the company is led by dancer, teacher and choreographer Sharna Fabiano. Sharna recently traveled to Buenos Aires to present Uno, a piece inspired by the tango of the same name, which explores the causes and consequences [...]

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Interview: Gonzalo Orihuela and Solange Chapperon

October 6th, 2008

Gonzalo Orihuela’s childhood years took him from South Africa to Patagonia, Argentina. In this new and different environmental and geographical context, he studied drama and discovered his great passion: Tango dance. Buenos Aires was his next destination, where he started thinking about how to link tango and drama, a goal that he eventually achieved, together [...]

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