“a brilliant fusion of classical, tango, jazz and roots” - The Guardian
“A superb band…” – The Telegraph
“Their playing has the verve and gut-wrenching rhythmic drive associated with the greatest Argentinian bands … here is the tango, raw, intoxicating, speaking with its true voice.” - Financial Times
“The band, the excellent Tango Siempre, play on stage, with taut rhythm and instrumentation.” – The Independent (review of Midnight Tango, 2012)
Tango Siempre are the UK’s leading tango company. Since 1998 they have worked extensively throughout the UK and Europe touring numerous projects ranging from highly successful traditional tango dance shows (Subitango and Tangomotion) through to collaborations with orchestras, contemporary dance companies and internationally acclaimed jazz musicians. In 2009 they were joined by the bandoneonist Julian Rowlands.
In 2011 Tango Siempre created the musical score for the Olivier-nominated show “Midnight Tango” starring Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace (BBC Strictly Come Dancing). Since 2011 Tango Siempre have performed in three sell-out UK tours and two West End runs of the show, to great critical acclaim. Tango Siempre will be touring with the show until August 2013.
Tango Siempre have appeared on BBC television and radio, including: BBC Strictly Come Dancing, Zingzillas, The One Show and Radio 3′s “In Tune”.
Current projects include:
Tangomotion: a traditional tango dance and music theatre show, featuring music by Tango Siempre plus world-class tango dancers.
Orquesta Tangazo: a septet featuring Tango Siempre and the Sigamos String Quartet.
Tango Siempre have recorded 5 albums: ‘Nocturno’ (2002, ARCM1807), ‘Tangled’ (2004, ARCM1960), ‘Tangents’ (2007, GMC024) featuring Steve Arguelles and Gilad Atzmon, ‘Only Human’, (2008, Galileo-MC), and their new album “Malandras del Tango” with special guests Victor Villena and Guillermo Rozenthuler.