Karen Street’s new tango ensemble in concert!
Carismático: Tango de Amor
152 King’s Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 4UT
Thursday 9th November
Tickets £25 available from
020 7439 4962
Enjoy a night of Tango Nuevo , passion and virtuosity with Carismático, a new ensemble led by accordionist Karen Street with special
guest tango vocalist Martin Alvarado.
Performing the compositions of Argentinian composers Astor Piazzolla, Saul Cosentino, and her own creative and nuanced compositions.
The evening will also feature the mesmerising voice of Argentina’s finest tango vocalist, Martin Alvarado. Described as ‘totally beguiling’ by BBC Radio 3 and “one of the great voices in tango today” by La 2×4 Radio, Buenos Aires, he has performed around the world to sell-out audiences and in 2013 won the Latin UK award for Concert by International Artist of the Year. This year he has completed his 38th international tour, visiting Russia, Finland, Spain, Estonia, the Aino Ackté chamber Festival in Helsinki and the Astor Piazzolla Tango Passion show at the Kremlin Palace Concert Hall. He is also headlining at the Buenos Aires Tango Festival.
Joining me in the line up are pianist Yshani Perinpanayagam (winner 10th Yamaha Birmingham Accompanist and Park Lane Group Artist) bassist Dave Mannington (founder of the Loop Collective) saxophonist Andy Tweed (member of Saxtet and teacher at Birmingham Conservatoire) Rob Millet (principle percussionist at Ballet Rambert)
Here is a new video of us performing Ultimatum by Saul Cosentino.
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