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"Rueda Libre"


Swinging between Jazz and Tango ...

Rueda Libre is a concert proposing a repertoire of new original compositions by Catherine Smet, Eduardo Lettera and others containing a huge imaginary richness in which, such as in a movie, each tune evokes a new universe filled with poetry and emotion. The music is rooted in both realms of jazz and Argentine tango.
The name "Rueda Libre" refers to the English term "freewheel" indicating creative freedom. Neither jazz nor tango plays a dominant role during the concert, each musician feeds the music with own interpretations and improvisations.

The "Rueda Libre" concert is conceived for a non-dancing listening audience, though a number of tunes can go along with a professional tango couple dancing in demonstration. This concert is available in the following formation:

Some highlights of the programme:

More videos of this concert are found on the

References are found on the Rueda Libre Facebook Page.

"Hoy como ayer"


Twilight, fishnet stockings, stilettos, Borsalino's, ... Grief you can dance upon. Passion from a big city...
As many words and as many clichés associated with the tradition of the Argentine tango. Despite these clichés the tango knew and knows a constant renewal. The Orquesta Típica Tango 02 allows the listener therefore to discover both the deep rhythms of the legendary D'Arienzo, Di Sarli as the more modern works of Astor Piazzolla. The orchestra learned it directly from the late Alfredo Marcucci who as a young man starred with Di Sarli in the 50s. Not only this, Tango 02 furthermore expands this repertoire with new compositions and arrangements of its own and from the region of the Rio de Plata. Both music of yesterday and today, but also the music of today with strong reference to yesterday: "Hoy como ayer." Music that tickles in the legs!

This show is available in the following formations:

  • Bandoneon, piano, doublebass - Dossier in PDF-format
  • Bandoneon, piano, guitar, doublebass, flute, violin - Dossier in PDF-format

Both versions offer a number of tunes to which dance demonstrations can be performed by professional tango dance couples.

"Hoy como ayer" - Short Concert

A short version of the "Hoy como ayer" program exists to allow for formats such as matinee concerts, academic sessions,...

This short concert (65min) is available in the following formations:

  • Bandoneon, piano, doublebass
  • Bandoneon, piano, guitar, doublebass, flute, violin