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Tango Greats #9

On tonight's show, we will explore more greats of tango that helped shape contemporary tango with tandas from the violinist Gidon Kremer and Pablo Agri. My name is Charles Olivier, your host, and let's dive into Noche de Tango.

Tanda 1 - Gidon Kremer

  • Le Gran Tango
  • Concierto para Quinteto
  • Oblivion
  • Cafe 1930

Tanda 2 - Pablo Agri

  • Adios Nonino
  • Kicho
  • El Dia de Mi quieres
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.