Carlos Gardel: Conversation with the king of tango
On September 25, 2022 at 3:00PM
Stewart Hall Cultural Center
The exceptional voice of Carlos Gardel, nicknamed “The King of Tango,” continues to move audiences to this day, never mind the crackling of the needle on old recordings. Baritone Pierre Rancourt engages in a dialogue with this fascinating figure, who first brought tango to the world. Works from the Argentine tradition to classical or popular pieces that influenced Gardel, not to mention his famous tangos and songs, there is much to learn about Gardel’s extraordinary life. This is a performance from which the audience will certainly emerge with unforgettable melodies that stir the heart.
Pierre Rancourt, vocals, guitar; Pierre McLean, piano; Julie Triquet, violin