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Honoring Juan Carlos Copes | Noche de Tango


On this episode of Noche de Tango, host Charles Olivier presents a show dedicated to and honoring the life and work of tango choreographer, Juan Carlos Copes. Listen in to learn more about his contribution to tango!

En este episodio de Noche de Tango, el presentador Charles Olivier presenta un espectáculo dedicado y honrando la vida y obra del coreógrafo de tango, Juan Carlos Copes. ¡Escuche para conocer más sobre su contribución al tango!

  Tanda 1 - Piazzolla Maria de Buenos Aires

  • Tangus Dei
  • Aria de los Analistas
  • Balada Para Un Organito Loco
  • Miserere Canyengue

Tanda 2 - Tango, the Movie, 1998

  • La Represion 
  • Tango del Atardecer
  • A Don Augustin Bardi
  • Corozon de Oro
  • A Juan Carlos Copes
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.