• HistoryThe Pan American Symphony Orchestra (PASO)

    was founded 25 years ago by dynamic Argentine conductor and musician, Sergio Alessandro Bušlje, with the objective of bringing Latin American symphonic music to Washington, DC concert halls. Read More
  • Season 2016-17DC Tango Festival

    This year's DC Tango Festival begins April 5, 2017 with free tango dance classes and ends May 6, 2017 with a big tango music show at the George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium. Read More
  • Spotlight OnF-31 Tango Quintet from Medellin, Colombia

    Friday, April 7 at 8 PM at the Embassy of Argentina. Named after the model of airplane that carried tango icon Carlos Gardel on his fateful South American tour in 1935, this young, talented Colombian ensemble makes its Washington debut as part of the DC Tango Festival. Comprised of piano, guitar, violin, double bass and bandoneon, F-31 Quintet brings a distinctive sound to traditional tango. Read More
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  • Thank you for an incredible performance at our Labor Day Weekend Music Festival at the Historic Lincoln Theater on September 2, 2016. PASO's artistry and professionalism showed in the quality of the performance and it enriched the evening's experience for our guests.
    Arthur Espinoza, Jr. Executive Director of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
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