PORQUE TANGO

Porque tango  was the first tango ensemble in Slovakia. During its existence it performed around 200 concerts in Slovakia and abroad (Czech Republic, Austria, France, Hungary, Germany) and  became one of the well known tango orchestras in Central Europe. In 2010 the ensemble released a CD named Porque Tango presents Astor Piazzolla. Porque Tango plays Argentine tango in its most diverse forms. Musical repertoire of Porque Tango includes nostalgic, intimate as well as entertainment compositions (milonga), which are interpreted both in their traditional (compositions of Troilo, Di Sarli, Rodríguez, Salgan, Laurenz,..) and concert form (compositions of Argentinean composer Astor Piazzolla).

The most prestigious festivals and events  T-Com Fiesta – street festival, Bratislava, B. Bystrica, Košice, SK / Festival Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, PL / Nay dance house, Bratislava SK /Bratislava Cultural Summer 2009, Bratislava, SK / Tangománie v Brně, Brno, CZ / Bažant Pohoda Festival – Trenčín, SK / Desde el Alma – International tango festival, Bratislava, SK / Concert-milonga, Rote Bar, Volkstheater Wien, AT / 10 years of tango in Prague, Praha, CZ / Mozartango festival, Salzburg, AT / Concert in Slovak radio, Bratislava, SK / Bonner Tangofestival 2011, Bonn, DE / Kremnické gagy 2011, Kremnica, SK / Danubiando tango festival, Budapest, HU, etc.

All members and quests of Porque Tango        Martin Chovanec – bandoneon, arranger / Markéta Plichtova – violin / Michal Veselský – piano / Ivan Rene Carrera – singer / Jozef Ostrolúcky – violin / Pavol Kušík – double bass / Ladislav Fanzowitz – piano / František Výrostko – double bass / Angélica Rimoldi – singer / Zdenka Trvalcová – singer / Jana Dekánková – singer / Michal Matejka – electric guitar / Miroslav Poprádi – tenor saxophone