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TANGO LOVERS: “The Best Musical Show of the Year” arrives to The Times Union Center for the Performing Arts

Thomas Bellflower June 26, 2015

The show that is revolutionizing all stages will perform in several cities in the US, and have included the Jacksonville stage for the performance of a world renowned cast of awarded dancers, musicians and singers

June 25, 2015 –  The recently Latin ACE awarded as “The Best Musical Show of the Year”, Tango Lovers will return to the USA and will perform on September 19 at the Times Union Center for the Performing Arts in Jacksonville.

With Copa Airlines as the official carrier of the internationally acclaimed company, Tango Lovers brings directly from Argentina and Uruguay, the best of the tango genre through a cast of renowned dancers, musicians and singer.

Tango Lovers is one of the most dynamic, elegant, exciting and sensuous performances touring around the world, sharing the cultural essence and evolution of tango through the art of dance and music.  It has been described by the press as “Tango as never seen before”, “Tango at the best Broadway style”, “Sultry dancing and outstanding music”. “A hot night with Tango Lovers”.

Tango Lovers, inspired by the beats of big cities, brings the audience from the Golden years of Tango to our contemporary times, featuring a world class cast of dancers led by a World Tango dance Champion and ACE awarded Marcos Ayala, accompanied by the rhythms of an orchestra directed by a multiple Grammy award nominee, Gustavo Casenave and the Uruguayan singer, Alfredo Lérida.

Tango Lovers brings the best of the Tango genre in one show. Dare to experience the TANGO LOVERS sensation.

A BIT OF TANGO HISTORY

Argentina and Uruguay have been exporting their talent to the world from the early 1900’s making tango universally known in all continents.  Prominent names in the tango arena such as Villoldo, Francisco Canaro, Carlos Gardel, Gerardo Matos and Astor Piazzola are widely known around the globe. People from all over the world and different cultures is attracted by the genre and thousands of Milongas – or houses where tango is danced – exist in distant countries such as Russia, Japan, China, Australia, Turkey, Morocco, Germany, etc.  In 2009, this deep-rooted tradition of dance and music from the Rio de la Plata basin was declared by the United Nations as part of the world’s “intangible cultural heritage”.

 

ABOUT TANGO LOVERS

Originally founded by Alfredo Lerida, recognized as Tango Artist of the year in New York, Tango Lovers is under the direction and choreographic creation of Marcos Ayala, a world tango dance champion in Japan and an ACE awarded artist.  The company boasts a world class ensemble of multiple award winning and internationally renowned cast of 20 artists, Tango Lovers Company puts together all the passion, sensuality and dynamism of the genre.

With a global vision and the objective to reach different generations, Tango Lovers Company proposes a unique perspective with an exquisite and glamorous balance of classical tango and tango show, from the Golden ages to contemporary times and inspired by the vortex of big cities and relationships among people, Tango Lovers Company displays  avant-garde aesthetics bringing a masterful interpretation of one of the most sensuous musical genres in the planet.

Visit www.tangolovers.com for events information.

 

ABOUT COPA AIRLINES

Copa Airlines, the leading Latin American airline and official airline of Tango Lovers Company, currently offers service to 69 destinations in 30 countries in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean through the Hub of the Americas in Panama. Operating one of the youngest and most modern fleets in the industry, Copa has received numerous awards for its world-class service, including Skytrax awards for “Best Airline and “Best Cabin and Airport Crew” in Central America and the Caribbean in 2013. Copa is a member of the Star Alliance, the leading global airline network. For more information, visit www.copa.com.

 

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