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Bandonegro, Orquesta Utopica, & Elvino Vadaro

On tonight's show, we will explore tandas from Bandonegro, Orquesta Utopica, and the violinist Elvino Vardaro My name is Charles Olivier, your host, and let's dive into Noche de Tango.

Tanda 1 - Bandonegro

  • Balada Para Un Loco
  • Remembranza
  • Sur
  • Chique
  • Verano Porteno
  • Libertango

Tanda 2 - Elvino Vadaro

  • Inspiracion
  • El Unico Lunar
  • Tierra Querida
  • Te Llamam Mi Violin

Tanda 3 - Orquesta Utopica

  • Pichincha
  • Por Esas Cosas
  • Los Que Ya No Estan
  • Mogambo
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.