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European based Tango Orchestras | Noche de Tango


On this episode of Noche de Tango, host Charles Olivier explores European-based tango orchestras that are creating a tango style all their own.

En este episodio de Noche de Tango, el presentador Charles Olivier explora las orquestas de tango con base en Europa que están creando un estilo de tango propio.

London Tango Orchestra

Tanda 1 - London Tango Orchestra (U.K.)

  • Milonga del Angel
  • La Cumparsita
  • El pollito
  • Con toda la voz que Tango
    Solo Tango Orchestra

Tanda 2 - Solo Tango Orchestra (Russia)

  • Derecho Viejo
  • Juncal de Oro
  • Galla Ciego
  • Canaro en Moscu

Tanda 3 - Bandonegro (Poland)

  • Verano Porteno
  • Libertango
  • Vayamos el Diablo
  • Circus Tango
  • Cuyo


Charles Olivier is currently director of the Texas Tech University Tango Orchestra and the co-director of the Lubbock ISD All-District Tango Orchestra, whose purpose is to educate high school students about tango music, culture, and performance. Charles’ extensive work with the group was recognized by Texas Tech University with the President’s Excellence in Diversity and Equity Award. As a performer, he is a founding member of Tango Llaneros. Charles has attended the Reed College Tango Institute, Cuarteto Tanguero Summer Workshop, and has been a key speaker about tango for the Osher Life Long Learning Institute. Charles attended Texas Tech University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education, a Certificate of World Music in Tango Performance, and recently a Master's in Ethnomusicology.