May 21-23 | Program 3
Vocalist & Guitarist
Singer, guitarist and composer, Juan Villarreal was born in Puerto San Julian, Patagonia Argentina. He actively participates in different musical projects such as Orquesta El Arranque, Duo Villarreal Crom, Nidia y su Banda, El Muro Tango and Cruces del Plata.
He has recorded several albums and performed concerts throughout America and Europe.
In 2021, he will present a new album with guitarist Patricio Crom in tribute to Juan Darienzo called "D’Arienzo en guitarras". This year, he will present the album “Camaradas” with Orquesta El Arranque and Maestro Victor Lavallén, historical bandoneonist in Osvaldo Pugliese’s orchestra.
Juan serves as sound engineer for the Tango en la Terraza concerts, and coordinates a million logistics. He also performs in the series.
Born in Buenos Aires, Patricio Crom is an arranger, composer, and guitarist of Argentine music. He studied tango guitar at the Academia Nacional del Tango with maestro Anibal Arias.
Patricio has recorded several albums, as well performed throughout South America, Europe, and Asia. In 2021, Patricio will release his fourth album with singer Juan Villarreal titled "D'Arienzo en Guitarras."
In addition to his musical activities, he is an accomplished puppeteer, a collector of antique Argentine guitars, and is preparing a documentary film on tango guitar.
MOIRA CASTELLANO & GERMAN SALVATIERRA
With extensive training in dance, Moira Castellano is one of the dancers that best reflects the communion between the language of movement and traditional tango.
She lived in Paris from 2000 to 2006 and has a long trajectory as a dancer and choreographer. She has taken part in several companies and shows in many European countries, playing a mayor role in the boom and the teaching of tango.
As an instructor, German focuses on tango structure and technique, guiding students to find channels of communication with their partners and develop their own personality.
With 20 years of experience and a global career that combines tango , theater and mime, he brings his unique vision, an approach to Argentine Tango in its purest tradition, which comes straight from the heart of Buenos Aires.
German's tango springs from the traditional spirit while simultaneously exploring its dynamics and looking for new possibilities. His education reflects his eclectic style and extensive knowledge of various tango techniques. Among his main influences, he counts Pupi Castelo, Graciela Gonzalez, Carlos Gavito, Julio Balmaceda and Corina de la Rosa, Chicho Frumboli, Ricardo Barrios, Carlos Rivarola, Fernando Galera and Vilma Vega, Carlitos and Rosita Perez, and Coca and Osvaldo.
German has taught extensively in Buenos Aires, and in many other cities including Berlin, Hamburg, Warsaw, Brussels, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kiev, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Palermo, Rome, Milano, Amsterdam, London, Stutgart, Torino, Padova, Cittadella, Bologna, Naples, Bordeaux, Minsk andTel Aviv.