DC Tango Festival Activities

Tango at the Shore – Saturday, March 8, 2008   at 6 p.m.  — Avalon Theatre
Enjoy a tango show and dinner at the historic Avalon Theatre, an 85-year old art deco theater in Easton, Maryland, one of the ten best small arts towns in the U.S. Features musicians and dancers from Argentina- Rodolfo Zanetti and Juan Pablo Jofre Romarion on bandoneons, Claudia Gargiulo, singer, and Alicia Orlando and Claudio Barneix,  tango dancers; from Washington, DC – Amy Beth Horman on violin.  This concert benefits the Eastern Shore Chamber Music Festival.  For tickets, call 410-819-0380.

Tango in the afternoon – Tuesday, March 12, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. — O’Connor Auditorium, Trinity University

Concert lecture, a little bit of tango history and lots of music, with the duo Zanetti-Jofre Romarion.  Free and open to the public. Trinity University, 125 Michigan Ave, NE, Washington , D.C  

 Tango at the Embassy  – Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 8 p.m. — Embassy of Argentina

First time in Washington , DC !  Two master bandoneon players from Argentina the duo Zanetti & Jofre Romarion perform Astor Piazzolla’s Five Tango Sensations and other authentic tango favorites, with the talented Amy Beth Horman on violin, and the Pan American String Quartet.  Embassy of Argentina 1600 New Hampshire Ave., NW Washington DC. Limited seating capacity.  General admission – $30. Payable at the door, or for advance purchase, call 240-242-8032 or 202-884-9008.  

Tango at the University – Saturday, March 15, 2008 at 8 p.m. — Notre dame Chapel, Trinity University

Join PASO at the beautiful Notre Dame Chapel of Trinity University.  Zanetti and Jofre Romarion, bandoneons, and tango singer, Claudia Gargiulo together with the Pan American Symphony, bring you the drama and passion of both traditional tango songs and the modern tango interpretations of Astor Piazzolla.  Trinity University, 125 Michigan Ave, NE, Washington , D.C. General Admission- $30.  Payable at the door, or for advance purchase, call 240-242-8032 or 202-884-9008. Visa and MasterCard accepted.  Limited seating.

Tango Night at the Movies – Thursday, April 3, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. — Embassy of Argentina

Tango in Broadway (El tango en Broadway) with Carlos Gardel,1934, Argentina, 83 min, by Louis Gasnier. Spanish with English Subtitles. Embassy of Argentina, Auditorium Heroes de Islas Malvinas. 1600 New Hampshire Ave., NW. Free and open to the public

Tango Dance Workshops – Thursday, April 3, 2008 at 6 p.m. — Trinity University

Choose from 5 levels; each workshop lasts 1 hour. $25 per workshop. Special 2 hour Musicality workshop with Octavio Brunetti – $40

Milonga Brava – Friday, April 4, 2008 at 9 p.m. — Embassy of the Republic of Argentina

Celebrate a fun-filled week of tango with a spirited dance party  a Milonga!  Dance demonstration and Argentine wine!  Bring your dancing shoes! Admission at the door-$20. 1600 New Hampshire Ave., NW Washington DC

[El] Tango y [Ella] la Milonga – Saturday, April 5, 2008 at 8 p.m. — GW Lisner Auditorium

Join members of PASO and Latin Grammy winners Maestro Raul Jaurena (bandoneon) & Octavio Brunetti (piano), Marga Mitchell, singer, and dancers Carolina & Anton and Annatina & Hernan for a unique show in two parts:  [El] Tango y [ella] la Milonga  a depiction of the early days of tango; Modern Inspirations  the evolution of tango to the mastery of Astor Piazzolla. General Admission, Reserved Seating – $36 Ticket Master and Phone Charge 301-808-6900. or in person at the Lisner Box Office 202-994-6800 ( 730 21st St. NW , Washington , DC , open Tues.-Fri. 11a.m.-5 p.m.) 

Pasion por Tango – Saturday, May 10, 2008 at 8 p.m. — GW Lisner Auditorium

Joining PASO, direct from Argentina , The Bruno Cavallaro Quartet entertain brings you an evening of delightful music, with singer Claudia Gargiulo, and tango dancers. General Admission, Reserved Seating – $36; Ticket Master and Phone Charge 301-808-6900, or in person at the Lisner Box Office 202-994-6800 ( 730 21st St. NW , Washington , DC , open Tues.-Fri. 11a.m.-5 p.m.). 

Ciudadana Locura – City Madness The Cavallaro Quartet – Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at 8 p.m. — Mexican Cultural Institute

Direct from Argentina the Cavallaro Quartet, will be presenting their new CD “CIUDADANA LOCURA” to the Washington audience. Winners of the “2007 Tango Revelation Award”  The Cavallaro Quartet brings you the drama and passion of both traditional tango and the modern tango interpretations of Astor Piazzolla and Bruno Cavallaro  Mexican Cultural Institute, 2829 16th Street, NW Washington, DC 20009. Tickets $30 general admission $25 for Institute members. For tickets call (240) 242-8032 or 202- 884-9008 

Milonga Mania – Friday, May 16, 2008 at 8 p.m. — Embassy of the Republic of Argentina

The Cavallaro Quartet will perform authentic tangos for your dancing pleasure Dance demonstration and Argentine wine!  Bring your dancing shoes!  Admission at the door-$25 1600 New Hampshire Ave., NW Washington DC

Pan American Symphony Orchestra, Discovering Music of the Americas since 1991

We thank you for your continued support of the Pan American Symphony Orchestra as we bring you Washington’s most unique classical repertoire. Please check our website http://www.panamsymphony.org/ for the latest concert information and details about the orchestra.

 

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