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Tango with Cally presents an encore with the Kiev Tango Project, Wed 3/15 @ 10pm

Kiev Tango Project
Kiev Tango Project

More than a year after the start of the war in Ukraine, Tango with Cally presents an encore with the Kiev Tango Project,

3/1 Tango Tenors  The tenors of tango and their connections to opera. Host Cally Banham spotlights selections from some of the greatest Tango tenors of all time, including old guard stars like Italian opera singer Tito Schipa and popular song icon Augustín Magaldi, along with her favorites from the Golden Era, Francisco Fiorentino and Ricardo Ruiz.

3/8 Daniel Barenboim in Buenos Aires Tango recordings and other music from the Argentine born pianist and cond, Daniel Barenboim. Pianist and cond Daniel Barenboim was born in Buenos Aires and lived there until he was 10 years old. In 2000 he returned to Argentina to play a solo recital at the famed Teatro Colón. Host Cally Banham shares selections from his live performance in BA and some of his other recordings, and tells the story of Barenboim’s early life in Argentina.

3/15 Kiev Tango Project Music from Ukraine's leading contemporary Tango ensemble, along with Golden Era standards. Four stellar musicians make up this outstanding instrumental tango team in Ukraine led by violinist Kirill Sharapov. Host Cally Banham showcases recordings from this ensemble, which are a blast of emotions, virtuoso technique, and beauty of sound. Also featured are Golden Era standards from Francisco Canaro and Orquesta Tipica Victor.

3/22 (returns to 11pm) Women of Golden Era Tango Part 1: The Composers We meet two pioneers of Tango recorded history - Eloísa D’Herbil de Silva, the first woman composer of tangos, and Maruja Pacheco Huergo, an extraordinarily talented pianist and composer, who broke down barriers in the male dominated Tango world.

3/29 Women of Golden Era Tango Part 2: The Movie Stars Several legendary tango singers and actresses of the silver screen are featured this week, including Mercedes Simone, Azucena Maizani, and Tita Merello. Cally shares their classic recordings along with stories about their fabled careers.

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