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2023 Gardel Award Nominees

On tonight's show, we will explore tandas from this year's 2023 Gardel Award nominees for album of the year. My name is Charles Olivier, your host, and let's dive into Noche de Tango.

Tanda 1 - Ariel Ardit

  • Porteno y Bailarin
  • Pregonera
  • Este Noche de Luna
  • Mariposita
  • Viejo Buenos Aires

Tanda 2 - Julieta Laso

  • Sopapa
  • Corazon Maldito
  • Llamame Cuando Amanezca
  • Canto de Nadie
  • Buenos Aires Vos Quien Sos

Tanda 3 - Ines Cuello

  • Fruta Amarga
  • Che Bandoneon
  • Tu
  • Nuestro Balance
  • Mi Cuidad Y Mi Gente
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.