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Ernesto Franco

On tonight's show, we will explore tandas from the works of composer and bandoneonista Ernesto Franco. Let's dive into Noche de Tango.

Tanda 1 - Ernesto Franco, Timeless Tango (1996)

  • Loca
  • El Internado
  • La Tablada
  • Y Todavia Te Quiero
  • La Cumparsita

Tanda 2 - Franco with Alfredo de Aneglis

  • Pobre Flor
  • Del Pasado
  • Pastora
  • Pavadita
  • Mi Dolor

Tanda 3 - Ernesto Franco

  • Gricel
  • A Media Luz
  • Remembranza
  • El Internado
  • La Tablada

Tanda 4 - Franco with Juan D'Arienzo

  • Re Fa Si
  • 9 de Julio
  • Lagrimas Y Sonrisas
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.