Lagoa will once again host the “Tango Festival” on the 27th of May, starting at 21 pm, with a show by the “Tango Spleen Orquesta”, scheduled for the Carlos do Carmo Auditorium, an Argentine Tango Workshop and a Milonga, where everyone can dance, scheduled for after the concert, at 00:22.
According to Câmara de Lagoa, the “Tango Spleen Orquesta” is a tango project led by Argentine singer, pianist and composer Mariano Speranza.
«Based in Milan (Italy), this tango group presents a show composed of classic tango themes with new clothes and also their own compositions. This project has already carried out more than 800 performances in two dozen countries, and has already published five discographic works: Tango Spleen 2010, Tipico 2012, Canto para Seguir 2015, Contatto 2018 and Vamos a la Distancia 2021», adds the municipality.
Currently, this «is one of the most requested tango orchestras for international tango festivals: Tarbes, Toulouse, Turin, Edinburgh, Bordeaux, Bielefeld, Blackpool, Odessa, Trieste, Innsbruck, Flensburg, Aix les Bains, Trani, among others» .
It will be the elements of this training that will teach the workshop, which is «free of charge upon purchase of the ticket for the show» and limited to 20 participants.
To participate in the workshop, in addition to purchasing a ticket, those interested must the online application or through the form available at the Carlos do Carmo Auditorium, Centro Cultural Convento de S. José or by requesting it via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Participants will be selected in order of arrival of correctly completed forms.
After the show, the “Tango Spleen Orquesta” will invite the public to participate in a Milonga, “a moment in which tango lovers gather to dance”.
Tickets for this show cost 10 euros (20% discount with cultural passport, Lagoa Social card or Rota do Petisco 2022 Passport, available at the ticket offices of the Municipality of Lagoa) and are already available for sale online and at the ticket offices of CTT, Fnac, Worten, Carlos do Carmo Auditorium, Convento de S. José Cultural Center and the Lagoa Municipal Council's Single Counter.