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Tango Society of Minnesota

Past event
Jul 20, 2022
Tango Society

The Tango Society of Minnesota is bringing the Charles Gorczynski Tango Quartet and over 200 square feet of hardwood dance floor to Northrop Plaza. It’s an afternoon of world class tango music for listeners and dancers, aficionados and enthusiasts, and those just plain curious to learn more about one of the most magical social art forms in existence today—Argentine Tango.

Charles Gorczynski Tango Quartet
Charles Gorczynski - Bandoneon
Devan Moran - Violin
Brian De Young - Piano
Sarah Lahsky - Contrabass

Charles Gorczynski Tango Quartet is a new ensemble dedicated to Argentine tango music, based in Minneapolis MN. The ensemble plays the music of Osvaldo Pugliese, Alfredo Gobbi, Juan D’Arienzo, Carlos Di Sarli, Anibal Troilo, and other legendary orchestras that defined the style. The quartet performs live for milongas (tango dance events), concerts, workshops, and private events. Bandoneonist Charles Gorczynski is known for creative tango projects, leading the contemporary group Redwood Tango Ensemble and spearheading the community-based Twin Cities Tango Collective. He has collaborated, recorded, and toured with many international tango projects, including Mariano Barreiro Tango TrioTango BC QuartetAlejandro Ziegler CuartetoMaxi Larrea TrioMaldito Tango, and Sascha Jacobsen’s Los Tangueros Del Oeste.

Part of the Amplifying Solidarity Series

Amplifying Solidarity: A Northrop Plaza Series