WEST HARTFORD — Orquesta Romántica Milonguera, the new-generation tango orchestra from Buenos Aires that is setting the world’s tango music-loving community afire, will perform Saturday, Sept. 28 at the West Hartford Town Hall Conference Center as part of its first U.S. tour, with a portion of event proceeds benefitting House of Heroes Connecticut.
The 10-member ensemble, which combines music, vocals and dance in an exciting, modern interpretation of the popular and ages-old tango style, has been recognized as the best tango orchestra in the world. The orchestra quickly became a favorite on the Buenos Aires milonga circuit after its 2016 debut and has performed throughout Argentina as well as at festivals in Uruguay, Brazil and Chile. The orchestra is in the midst of a U.S. Tour that has seen them perform in New Orleans, Austin, Denver and Seattle, among other cities, and which will take them to Boston on Sunday, Sept. 29, following the West Hartford show.
The orchestra completed its second tour of Europe and Asia earlier this year and has released a number of CDs and innovative videos.
“Orquesta Romántica Milonguera is the world’s hottest tango ensemble, an exciting group of young, talented performers whose bold approach to traditional tango appeals to listening and dancing audiences alike,” said Muna Swairjo of The Garage Dance Studio, New Britain, and the Hartford Argentine Tango Society, which are co-hosting the performance. “This is a unique opportunity to enjoy world-class artists not to be missed.”
Lighting up the dance floor to Orquesta Romántica Milonguera’s music will be world-class Argentine tango masters, choreographers and world tango championship judges Analia Carreno and Luis Ramirez.
Tickets for the event are $85 per person, which includes all-night hors d’oeuvres, snacks, appetizers, coffee and tea. A limited number of VIP tickets at $150/ticket, which includes premium seating, luxury hors d’oeuvres and champagne, remain available. A cash bar will also be available. For tickets and more information, visit www.garagedancestudio.com or call Muna Swairjo at 860-883-9020.
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