Carlos Gardel

Tango Fire Returns to London

By 13 January, 2015

Acclaimed tango production Tango Fire returns to London’s Peacock Theatre following a memorable season in 2013. Featuring the unforgettable music of Piazzolla, Pugliese and Gardel, the choreography of lead dancer German Cornejo and the cream of Buenos Aires’... Read Article

Tango In The Movies

Tango In The Movies

By 02 April, 2012

The relation between tango and the movie industry in Argentina is much more complex than most people think. If you ask tango dancers about it, they will answer that they have seen Pablo Veron dance in Sally Potter’s... Read Article

Guide to Argentinian Music

By 15 November, 2011

Tango musicians and writers have legendary status in Argentina. The most acclaimed tango composers are Osvaldo Pugliese (1905–95) and Astor Piazzolla (1921–92). The former recorded the most famous traditional tangos, while Piazzolla went on to contemporise the music,... Read Article

Carlos Gardel: The King of Tango

By 03 July, 2011

Last month marked the seventy-sixth year since Argentine music maestro, Carlos Gardel’s, untimely death. To this day however, his name and suave, iconic image remain as popular as ever. The propensity of Gardel’s fame as a national treasure... Read Article