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The King of Tango

On tonight's show, we will explore tandas from the king of tango, Carlos Gardel, and various artists and poets influenced by his music. Let's dive into Noche de Tango.

Tanda 1 - Carlos Gardel

  • Volver
  • Guitarra Mia
  • El Dia de Mi Quieres

Tanda 2 - Horacio Salgan with Horacio Ferrer

  • En El Barrio del Abasto
  • El Mago do Buenos Aires
  • Carta al Rio de la Plata
  • Desde el Azul del Cielo

Tanda 3 - Horacio Ferrer

  • En Una Iglesia de Medellin
  • Anunciacion de Gardel
  • El Dia de Santa Guitarrita
  • En Un Circo Criollo
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.