Hello Tangueros & Tangueras,

Don't cry! This is not the end of festivities. October 25 bring you Tango Night at The Dante!

Thanks to T hat I talian G uy John Dal Santo who you dance with in the classes, practicas and Milongas, Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts got inspired to honor Argentine Tango Composers of Italian descend by organizing this unforgettable night with two Orchestras, performance, lesson and Milonga!

10.25.2019 @ 6:30pm

Tango @ The Dante
Pedro Giraudo Quartet
Latin Grammy Award winner bassist and composer Pedro Giraudo is among the most compelling tango artists today. After two decades performing with the most important interpreters of tango, Pedro Giraudo debuted his own Tango Orchestra at Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing in July 2015 and since then has become an active cultural ambassador of this beautiful and passionate music of his native Argentina.

Anita & Hernan Brizuela
from Ultimate Tango
Ultimate Tango creator and owners, Anita Flejter and Hernan Brizuela created a unique, well-structured, progressive Argentine Tango program that proves itself extremely successful and popular. Introducing first connection, communication/partnership building, ability to lead/follow, musicality and structure of the dance, together with the steps from first encounter with tango, allow dancers progress reasonably within short amount of time, with great understanding of technique and strong basics for both improvisation and performance.

Boston Tango Orchestra
The Boston Tango Orchestra (BTO) focuses on the Golden Age Argentine tango music played at milongas (Argentine tango social dancing). Each song is carefully selected and arranged with tango dancers in mind.

6:30 PM
Beginners Tango Lessons
by Anita & Hernan Brizuela from Ultimate Tango

8:00 PM
Pedro Giraudo Quartet in Concert with Dance Performance by Anita & Hernan Brizuela from Ultimate Tango

9:30 PM
Milonga with Boston Tango Orchestra

That names of D'Arienzo, Di Sarli, Troilo, Pugliese, Biagi, Canaro, Calo, Donato, D'Agostino, Tanturi sound Italian for a reason. They are coming from their Italian descendants.
From Wikipedia....
Juan d'Arienzo  (December 14, 1900 – January 14, 1976) was an  Argentine   tango  musician, also known as  "El Rey del Compás"  ( King of the Beat ). He was a violinist, band leader, and composer.
He was son of Italian immigrants and used more modern arrangements and instrumentation; his popular group produced hundreds of recordings.
Carlos di Sarli (January 7, 1903 – January 12, 1960) was an  Argentine tango  musician, orchestra leader,  composer  and  pianist . Born at 511 Buenos Aires street (now Yrigoyen) in the city of  Bahía Blanca , located in Southern  Argentina . He was the eighth child of the Italian immigrant Miguel Di Sarli, the owner of a gunsmith store, and Serafina Russomano, daughter of the tenor singer Tito Russomano.
Aníbal Troilo was born on July 11, 1914, to Felisa Bagnoli and Aníbal Troilo, in the well-known  barrio  of  Abasto [1] . His father nicknamed him "Pichuco", an alteration of the Neapolitan (Italian) "picciuso", meaning "weepy", or "crybaby" .
Osvaldo Pedro Pugliese  ( Buenos Aires , December 2, 1905 – July 25, 1995) was an  Argentine   tango  musician. He developed dramatic arrangements that retained strong elements of the walking beat of salon tango but also heralded the development of concert-style tango music. ' Pugliese' is an Italian Habitational surname, meaning "from Puglia".
Francisco Canaro  (November 26, 1888 – December 14, 1964) was an  Uruguayan  violinist and  tango  orchestra leader. His parents, Italians, emigrated to Uruguay, and later – when Francisco Canaro was less than 10 years old, they emigrated to  Buenos Aires  ( Argentina ) in the late nineteenth century. Canaro was born in  San José de Mayo Uruguay , in 1888.
Astor Pantaleón Piazzolla  ( Spanish pronunciation:  [pjaˈsola] Italian pronunciation:  [pjatˈtsɔlla] was born in  Mar del Plata , Argentina, in 1921, the only child of Italian immigrant parents , Vicente "Nonino" Piazzolla and Assunta Manetti. [2]  His paternal grandfather, a sailor and fisherman named Pantaleo (later Pantaleón) Piazzolla, had immigrated to Mar del Plata from  Trani , a seaport in the southeastern Italian region of  Apulia , at the end of the 19th century. [3]  His mother was the daughter of two Italian immigrants from  Lucca  in Tuscany. [4]
Ricardo Tanturi   (27 January 1905 – 24 January 1973) (nickname: El caballero del tango) was a piano player, composer and bandleader ( tango   musical genre ) in  Argentina  during the  Golden Age  of  tango . [1] born of Italian parents in Buenos Aires, at Barracas neighborhood, one of the poorest and most vital areas in the city surrounded by the now foul-smelling Riachuelo (small river) where boats and barges used to sail.
Edgardo Donato like many other outstanding artists, was the son of an Italian couple . Ernesto Donato, his father, was born in 1871 and played the mandolin. Later he switched to violoncello and until the end of his life music was his passion. He finally conducted a chamber orchestra in Montevideo.

His mother was, Egilda Cafagna, she had nine children, of which three were musicians. Ascanio, cellist and composer; Osvaldo, pianist and composer and Edgardo Felipe Valerio, violinist.

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