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Tango Lovers Celebrates the Centennial of "La Cumparsita"

  • GWU Lisner Auditorium 730 21st Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20052 United States (map)

Tango Lovers’ cast of world-class dancers and musicians will honor the Centennial of “La Cumparsita”, with a fresh take on the spirit of Buenos Aires, bringing an avant-garde vision and a perfect mixture of the classical and the contemporary to the tango genre. The iconic tango composed by the Uruguayan Gerardo Matos Rodríguez will be celebrating 100 years of history. “La Cumparsita” is the tango piece that plays in all tango shows and milongas around the world and it is a tradition to be the last song in these events.
About the company
Tango Lovers has been selected by the State of Florida to be part of its Arts on Tour program during 2014 through 2016. Due to its dynamism and high artistic quality, Tango Lovers has been rated by the press as “A Tango Show at The Best Broadway Style”. With the most talented artists from Rio de la Plata (Argentina and Uruguay) on stage, Tango Lovers brings avant-garde aesthetics showing the spectator a tango show at its highest expression. After a rigorous selection process, Tango Lovers presents a cast of world-class dancers, musicians and vocalists with rich international careers combining a balance of tango salon and tango show.
About the director
Marcos Ayala Marcos Ayala is a young talent who has toured around the world with renowned Tango companies. He won the World Tango Dance Championship in Japan. His background includes studies of direction, production and a vast international career in Asia, Europe, North America, the Caribbean and Latin America.
Saturday, April 1, 2017
At 8 PM
GWU Lisner Auditorium
730 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20052