TANGO SPLEEN ORQUESTA
Mariano Speranza, voice piano and direction
Francesco Bruno, bandoneon
Andrea Marras, violin
Elena Luppi, viola
Yalica Jo, voice and cello
Gian Luca Ravaglia, double-bass
From its inception in 2010, the ensemble has built its musical career to become recognized as "one of the leading tango orchestras of recent times", with prestigious collaborations and international success.
Tango Spleen has performed in theatres and on stages all over the world, winning enthusiastic receptions in Italy, Argentina, Norway, South Korea, Russia, France, Germany, Switzerland, Holland, Ukraine, Monaco, and Slovenia.
Main orchestra at important international tango festivals, it has been awarded the "Suoni Senza Confini“ for its original composition “Milonga Schupi“, and it actively collaborates with tango dance companies, such as Tango Macho of Los Hermanos Macana, Tango Rouge Company, Romeo y Julieta Tango in the most important italian theatres and abroad.
Further, the ensemble is open to music contaminations which have led to collaborations with international artists in the wordl music scene, such as the Italian singer of progressive rock Bernardo Lanzetti, the tango singer Malena Muyala and its recent debut in Moscow, together with the great tenor Marcelo Álvarez, was acclaimed by critics and public alike: "Young virtuosos create real magic on stage!“
Born from the idea of its director, the argentine singer and pianist Mariano Speranza, Tango Spleen brings together the tradition of argentine popular music and the research for its own stylistic evolution, and has become one of the references in the contemporary scene of Tango music.
Tango Spleen has published three discographic works, Mariano Speranza Tango Spleen (2010) , Tipico (2011) for Abeat Records, and the last “Canto para seguir” (2015).