Bios

Maggie Ferguson

MAGGIE FERGUSON  – Dip Mus, Grad Dip Performance-Sydney Conservatorium of Music. In 2003, after two decades as a classical violinist and chamber musician, Maggie Ferguson went to Buenos Aires to study orchestral tango at the Escuela de Tango Emilio Balcarce at the invitation of the schools founder Ignacio Varchausky. With the support of The Ian Potter Cultural Trust, […]

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Guillermo Rubino

Born in La Plata in 1979, Guillermo Rubino studied at the Conservatory “Gilardo Gilardi” of La Plata, graduating in 2002 as Professor of Violin. Among his instrumental teachers were Joseph Bondar, Pablo Saravia and Szymsia Bajour. Rubino was concertmaster of the Conservatory Chamber Orchestra “Gilardo Gilardi” and Academic Camerata Teatro Argentino de La Plata. He […]

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Andrés Linetzky

Andrés Linetzky is one of the most important tango artists of the new generation. He was born on October 30, 1974 in Avellaneda and is one of the few disciples of maestro Horacio Salgán. He was also a student of Rodolfo Mederos and has qualifications from El Instituto Municipal de Música (música clásica), and la Escuela […]

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Santiago Polimeni

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Santiago Polimeni began to play the bandoneòn at age 11 and went on to play professionally from age 15. He is a member of the Juan de Dios Filiberto National Orchestra of Argentine Music. Polimeni has performed at venues including John F. Kennedy Centre for Performing Arts in Washington, the […]

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Ignacio Varchausky

Ignacio Varchausky is a double bass player and founder of Orquesta El Arranque, a tango orchestra with which he has recorded 9 CD’s and toured more than 200 cities in the U.S.,Europe and Asia, including notable performances at Lincoln Center in New York with Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, in the Carre […]

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