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Tango Buenos Aires

February 23, 2015
07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Musical Public
USNA, Alumni Hall

Distinguished Artists Series

Time: 07:30 PM

Performing a journey through dance and music of the life of Eva Perón: “Song of Eva Perón”

Tango Buenos Aires has become one of Argentina’s great cultural exports, known throughout the Americas, Europe and the Far East as the most authentic and uncompromising representative of the Tango.  Tango Buenos Aires was created by renowned composer and tango director Osvaldo Requena and was instantly greeted with tremendous success.  The company has traveled throughout the world to include, Germany, Spain, Ecuador, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Thailand, Chile, Brazil, the United States, Japan, China, Finland, Portugal, Greece, and Canada.  In Beijing, the company hosted a series of unprecedented master classes and residencies with Chinese dancers at the Dance University of Beijing, teaching the origin and evolution of the Tango and further international understanding and cooperation – and introduced the Tango to Indonesia for the first time ever.

The Distinguished Artists Series is part of a comprehensive program developed by the Naval Academy's Senior Leadership to enrich the education of Midshipmen through exposure and involvement with fine arts. This series has presented the world's finest classical and cultural performers to the Academy with an annual mix of Opera, Ballet, Orchestra, and diverse international ensembles. The Distinguished Artists Series was launched with the opening of Alumni Hall, and for the past 23 years, has enjoyed the support of the Navy's most senior officers, the Naval Academy's faculty and staff, the Midshipmen, and the greater Academy community.

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