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Cesar Salgan conductor, piano – Carlos Corrales bandoneon – Julio Peressini violin – Esteban Falabella guitar – Juan Pablo Navarro double-bass

In 2000, the legendary musicians of Quinteto Real were named 'the twentieth century’s best quintet'. Wynton Marsalis is a fan. And so are we, and that's why we are already slipping our tango shoes on in anticipation.

For over fifty years, the Argentinean Quinteto Real orchestra has been taking tango music to the highest level. BOZAR has invited this fantastic example of living music history to Brussels.

Horacio Salgán is a mythical figure in the world of tango music. He was born in the city that made tango famous, Buenos Aires, and founded the Quinteto Real with that other legendary musician, Ubaldo de Lío. Since then many legendary musicians have been members of the group, performing both original compositions and standards. Nowadays Cesar Salgán supplements his father’s fantastic repertoire with his own compositions, creating an unrivaled rhythmic and harmonic language. In 2000, they were named the 'twentieth century’s best quintet'.  Wynton Marsalis is a fan. And so are we, and that's why we are already slipping our tango shoes on in anticipation.

It's our treat! Listen to BOZAR’s "World" playlist on Spotify for free and discover BOZAR MUSIC season ’18-’19.0

Did you know?

  • The Tango Series

    In Argentina, there are many ensembles that contribute to a varied and fresh tango scene. Some of them re-enact the tradition, others build upon it to produce their own original creations. The list is long, but for sure includes the musicians performing in this ground-breaking concert series at BOZAR.

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