Embassy Series presents
Argentine singer Malena Dayen
April 27, 2018 from 7:30 to 10 PM
Embassy of Argentina
1600 New Hampshire Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20009
(M) Dupont Circle
Buffet/vino/- (asientos limitados)
About the Performance
The Embassy Series program presents “An Evening of Tango from Argentina” with the Argentine singer Malena Dayen, mezzo-soprano, and David Rosenmeyer, piano.
About Malena Dayen
Praised by the New York Times as “Outstanding” for her 013 performance at Carnegie Hall, mezzo-soprano Malena Dayen made her debut as Cherubino at the Teatro Municipal of Rio de Janeiro in November 2015. She has performed the roles of Mercedes (Carmen), Musico (Manon Lescaut), Zweite Magd (Elektra) and Myrtale (Thaïs) at the Teatro Municipal de São Paulo. Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Ms. Dayen is a Spanish music and tango specialist, performing this repertoire with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and in venues such as Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, and the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute. She sang the title role in Piazzolla’s María de Buenos Aires with Opera Naples in Florida and with Opera Hispanica in New York City. She is the lead singer with New Aires Tango, an ensemble that performs contemporary arrangements of tangos and boleros since 2010. Ms. Dayen has concertized extensively with the Oratorio Society of New York, with whom she has toured Hungary, Italy, Brazil and Uruguay. Other international appearances include concerts with the Teatro Colón Orchestra, the Israeli Chamber Orchestra, and the Orquesta Sinfónica de Puerto Rico. Ms. Dayen holds a master’s degree and a professional studies diploma from the Mannes College of Music The New School.