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A portion of the proceeds from the DC Tango Festival are donated to the Orquesta Escuela del Barrio del Triangulo in Rosario, Argentina

 

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Friday, March 1, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Embassy of Argentina-1600 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 

Admission - $30, includes vin d'honneur after the recital. Advance purchase only. 

Croatian cellist Dorotea Racz and Colombian pianist Rodrigo Vasco perform works by Astor Piazzolla, Carlos Guastavino, and Heitor Villa Lobos.

Call 240-242-8032 to purchase admission with a credit card over the phone or click on the icon below. 


This performance is sponsored by the DC Commission on the Arts and the Humanities and the Embassy of the Argentine Republic.  

 

 This event has now passed- tickets no longer available.

 

   

 

The Juan D'Arienzo Orchestra from Buenos Aires

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 Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 7:30  PM

Embassy of Argentina-1600 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036 
 
The Juan D’Arienzo Orchestra, named after the legendary tango orchestra leader who was known as the Rey del Compás (King of Rhythm), consists of 11 young, talented musicians. Since taking the Buenos Aires dance scene by storm in 2013, the group has toured nationally and internationally.  They make their U.S. debut in the Pan American Symphony Orchestra's 13th DC Tango Festival. 
 
 
 
 
 

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Tango Night at the Movies

 

Friday, March 15, 2019 at 6:30 PM

Embassy of Argentina-1600 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 

El Tango en Broadway (Paramount Pictures, 1934) 

A light-hearted comedy of errors including some beautiful songs by Carlos Gardel.

Free and open to the public; duration 1 hour. In Spanish with English subtitles.


 

   

 
   
 
 

  

 
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Milonga del Festival

Friday, March 15, 2019 at 8 PM 

Embassy of Argentina-1600 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC  

A tango dance party with PASO's tango ensemble and bandoneón player, Rodolfo Zanetti. Non-dancers are also welcome.   

 

    

 

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Friday, March 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Embassy of Argentina-1600 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 

2018 Latin Grammy Award winner, bassist and composer, Pedro Giraudo, is one of the most creative and daring bandleaders on the scene today. His compositions combine his love of classical forms, Argentine tango, and jazz improvisation. Admission- $40, includes vin d'honneur after the concert.

Call 240-242-8032 to purchase admission over the phone with a credit card or click on the button below.  No ticket purchase at the door; all admission must be pre-paid.

 

 

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Forever Piazzolla 

Friday, March 29, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Embassy of Argentina, 1600 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC 

PASO's tango orchestra with Rodolfo Zanetti on bandoneon performs an evening of music by nuevo tango composer and master bandoneonist, Astor Piazzolla, known for revolutionizing the tango by infusing it with classical music and jazz.  Maestro Buslje, a longtime admirer of Piazzolla's music, recreates with his own arrangements Piazzolla's  evocative and nostalgic nuevo tangosAdmission - $40, includes wine reception. For more information and to purchase admission by phone with a credit card, call 240-242-8032.  Or click on the button below.  No ticket purchase at the door; all admission must be pre-paid. 

  

 

LearnToDanceLearn to Dance Tango!

Tuesdays, April 9, 16, 23, 30 at 6:30 PM

Embassy of Argentina, 1600 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC 

ONLY $5 PER PERSON PER CLASS!  
Dance tango in four lessons! Classes are for beginners and should be taken in order as each class builds progressively on the class before it. The instructors will not start over from the beginning.   Classes are offered in a 4-class package ONLY.  No single classes offered. You must pay in advance as space is limited.  You must come as a couple. Taught by Arnaud Lucas and Corinne Merzeraud, these classes are for those who have no previous experience dancing tango. Instruction is in English. Appropriate tango dancing shoes are required (leather, suede or hard plastic soles) - no rubber soles!!   To pay with a credit card, call 240-242-8032 or  click on the button below.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Pablo Estigarribia -Tango Piano

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Embassy of Argentina-1600 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

2015 winner of the prestigious Gardel Prize for best tango recording, Tangos para Piano, Estigarribia's compositions and arrangements show a textural complexity with influences of jazz and classical music.  His music is new and distinctive yet the  traditions of his home country come through with bold tango harmonies and rhythms. Admission - $30, includes wine reception.  To purchase tickets, click on the button below or call 240-242-8032 to use a credit card over the phone.  No ticket purchase at the door; all admission is pre-paid.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Reserved seating - $65, $55, and $50

PASO's signature tango show sold out last year so get your tickets early!

This 30 piece tango orchestra with two pairs of international tango dancers and Latin Grammy winner, Rodolfo Zanetti on bandoneon, thrills audiences with its authentic tango interpretations.  Introducing, direct from Buenos Aires, Pablo Estigarribia, on piano.  

Call 240-242-8032 for more information. 

To purchase tickets, call the Kennedy Center box office at 202-467-4600 or 1-800-444-1324 or click on the photo to purchase tickets online.