Argentina’s acclaimed tango company, Tango Fire, returns to North America in the fall of 2013 following the premiere of their new production in London around February 2013! “Tango Fire – Flames of Desire” plays at Jacksonville’s Times-Union Center’s Moran Theater on November 14th at 7:30 p.m. for one performance only!
“Tango Fire – Flames of Desire” takes the audience on a journey through tango - tracing its roots from the Barrio’s of Buenos Aires city into Cabaret before moving through the decades to showcase tango’s growing popularity as a contemporary dance form. The Tango Fire company features Argentina’s new generation of tango dancers, including five recent world tango champions, in a sensational program choreographed by Argentina’s hottest young choreographer German Cornejo. The company’s 10 dancers are accompanied on stage by four of Argentina’s most brilliant young musicians, Quarteto Fuego, led by the sultry violin virtuosa Estephania Corsini.
As Tango’s popularity on the contemporary entertainment scene increases, the Tango Fire company has cemented a reputation internationally as one of the most innovative and exciting practitioners of contemporary Tango in the world. Their exciting productions are all set against the musical backdrop of Astor Piazzolla, Mores, Gardel, Rodriguez and other tango masters.
Quarteto Fuego, the company’s quartet of brilliant musicians will provide the live music on the traditional instruments of tango, double bass, piano, violin and bandoneón. The band and dancers are accompanied by one of Argentina’s finest young singers, Jesus Hidalgo.
Tango Fire Company: German Cornejo (WTC 2005) and Gisela Galeassi (WTC 2003); Sebastian Alvarez and Victoria Saudelli; Gonzalo Cuello and Melody Celatti (WTC 2008); Marcos Esteban Roberts and Louise Junqueira Malucelli; Max Van de Voorde (WTC 2011) and Solange Acosta (WTC 2011).
(WTC = World Tango Champion)
‘Tango Fire – Flames of Desire’
DATE: Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013
TIME: 7:30 p.m.
TICKETS: Tickets Vary from $36.00 and are available online or by calling (904) 442-BWAY (2929) between 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. Discounts are available for groups of 8+ by calling (904) 442-2947 or emailing email@example.com.