JACKSONVILLE, FL – Following the premiere of their new production in London in February 2013, Argentina’s acclaimed tango company, Tango Fire, returns to North America in in the fall of 2013! Tango Fire – Flames of Desire plays at Jacksonville’s Times-Union Center’s Moran Theater on November 14th at 7:30PM for one performance only!
Tickets for Tango Fire – Flames of Desire in Jacksonville start at $36.00 and are available at the Artist Series Box Office between 10AM-5PM, Monday-Friday, at (904) 442-BWAY (2929) and online 24/7 at www.artistseriesjax.org. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more at (904) 442-2947 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tango Fire – Flames of Desire takes the audience on a journey through tango - tracing its roots from the Barrio’s of Buenos Aires city into Cabaret before moving through the decades to showcase tango’s growing popularity as a contemporary dance form. The Tango Fire company features Argentina’s new generation of tango dancers, including five recent world tango champions, in a sensational program choreographed by Argentina’s hottest young choreographer German Cornejo. The company’s 10 dancers are accompanied on stage by four of Argentina’s most brilliant young musicians, Quarteto Fuego, led by the sultry violin virtuosa Estephania Corsini.
As Tango’s popularity on the contemporary entertainment scene increases, the Tango Fire company has cemented a reputation internationally as one of the most innovative and exciting practitioners of contemporary Tango in the world. Their exciting productions are all set against the musical backdrop of Astor Piazzolla, Mores, Gardel, Rodriguez and other tango masters.
Quarteto Fuego, the company’s quartet of brilliant musicians, provide the live music on the traditional instruments of tango, double bass, piano, violin and bandoneón. The band and dancers are accompanied by one of Argentina’s finest young singers, Jesus Hidalgo.
Tango Fire Company:
German Cornejo (WTC 2005) and Gisela Galeassi (WTC 2003)
Sebastian Alvarez and Victoria Saudelli,
Gonzalo Cuello and Melody Celatti (WTC 2008)
Marcos Esteban Roberts and Louise Junqueira Malucelli
Max Van de Voorde (WTC 2011) and Solange Acosta (WTC 2011)
(WTC = World Tango Champion)
“Tango Fire ignites” – LA Times
“Each duet a mini drama, sexual electricity at the twitch of a hip.” – The Evening Standard London