Date: August 24, 2018 (Friday)
Time: 19:00
Place: Big Hall, Riga Latvian Society, Merkela Street 13, Riga, LV-1050
Free attendance: till 5 years 
Length of the concert: ~1h 40min

Tickets: https://www.bilesuserviss.lv/lat/biletes/muzika/sovs/solo-tango-orquesta-259028/


SOLO TANGO ORQUESTA is rapidly rising to the top of the world Tango Olympus. The orquestra founded in summer 2010 in Moscow, Russia, gained international recognition in the incredibly short time. Same year, in October 2010, SOLO TANGO ORQUESTA won the international competition «Citta de Castelfidardo» in Italy, received the first prize in the category «Piazzolla’s Music».

SOLO TANGO ORQUESTA is the first European tango orquestra to perform in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The oldest milongas of Buenos Aires, such as La Baldosa, Salon Canning, la Viruta, applauded their performances during the orquestra’s two-week Argentinian tour. One of the largest festivals in Buenos Aires — Misterio Tango Festival – invited SOLO TANGO ORQUESTA back in 2013 and 2015. The same year, the orquestra performed at the La Evasion tango show at the Paseo la Plaza theatre on the famous Corrientes street.

SOLO TANGO ORQUESTA became the official orchestra of over 100 major international tango festivals: Istanbul Tango Festival (Turkey), Ankara tango festival (Turkey), Adana tango festival (Turkey), “Milonguero Nights 2010-14″ (Moscow, Russia), Sabor del Tango” (Yalta, Crimea), “El Tangon 2011” (Turkye, Antalia), “Tango of white nights» (Sankt-Petersburg, Russia), Tangomagia (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Brussels Tango festival (Brussels, Belgium), Tango embrace (Berlin, Germany), Pentecost Festival (Karlsruhe, Germany), Dresden Tango Fest 2013-15 (Dresden, Germany), Roma Tango Meeting 2013, 2014 (Roma, Italy), Pisa Tango Festival (Pisa, Italy), Zucca Tango Festival (Milan, Italy), Siracusa Tango Festival (Siracusa, Italy), Tarbes Tango Festival (Tarbes, France), Tango Element (Baltimore, USA), Shanghai Tango Marathon (Shanghai, China), Misterio Tango Festival 2013,2015 (Buenos Aires, Argentina) and others.

SOLO TANGO ORQUESTA is comprised of excellent musicians who devoted their lives to tango music. The sound of the orchestra differs in its perfect sense of style, powerful energy and high quality of performance. Repertoire includes complex tango songs that are great for major concert halls, as well as perfectly danceable at milongas, as the musicians follow the traditions of the golden age tango music.

At the concert, SOLO TANGO will play along with PERFORMANCE BY TANGO DANCERS!

SOLO TANGO ORQUESTA’s first visit to Riga is within the framework of BUENA JUNTA TANGO WEEKEND 2018


 Alexander Ryazanov (violin) 

Pavel Ratynsky (bandoneon)

Artem Timin (piano)

Ilya Alpeev (contrabass) 

  Alexander Ryazanov (violin) — born July 4, 1984 in the city of Norilsk. He started playing the violin since 4 years under the guidance of her mom, she is a head of Norilsk Musical College. After graduating from music school, Alexander went to Moscow and entered the Music School named Gnesins in class of E. Zlobina. He also took many classes from A.N. Dogadaev(docent of strings faculty in Gnesin’s Moscow Academy now). During training, Alexander became a student of various international and national competitions. After graduation, Alexander continued his musical education in the State of Classical Music Academy named Maimonid. Alexander Ryazanov — Postgraduate Classical Music Academy Maimonides in a superb musician, Professor Valery  Samoletov.

Since 2001 he has played in Soledad orquesta.

 Artem Timin (piano) was born in Kirov in September 6 of 1989. Good luck on the musical career began to seek from the first years of learning to play the piano, performing successfully in numerous competitions for young pianists in Russia and abroad. Multiple winner of Youth Delphic Games in Russia, Fellow of the President and twice — the Ministry of Culture. He graduated with honors college,  successfully passed the entrance exams in the R.A.M. named Gnesins and graduated in the class of Professor Volkova.Since 2008 he has played in Soledad orquesta.

  Ilya Alpeev (contrabass) was born in Kurgan November 8, 1988. Immediately after graduating from music school, piano class began learning to play the bass in the Kurgan Regional Music College. Shostakovich. In 2006 he entered the Academic Music College at the Moscow Conservatory. Tchaikovsky in the class of Professor MN Kekshoeva. In 2009, Ilya entered the Moscow State Conservatory named after Tchaikovsky and continued his studies with Professor Kekshoeva. While studying at the Conservatoire Ilya was an active concert activity, he performed both solo and in chamber ensembles. During this period, Ilya was invited to the famous chamber orchestra «Moskovia» (artistic director and conductor, People’s Artist of the USSR Eduard Grach). At the same time he participated in master classes of professors Klaus Trumpf (Germany), Thomas Martin (England), Catalin Rotaru (USA) Horacio Kobarkos (Argentina), Daniel Falaschi (Argentina). In Solo Tango orquesta played in February 2011.

  Pavel Ratynsky (Chilly) was born March 3, 1991. Learn to play the accordion began at the age of 4 years under the guidance of an outstanding accordionist Joseph Purits older and after after Natalia Purits. From 2006 to 2010 Paul college student of the Moscow State Institute of Music named after AG Schnittke in the class of Professor Andrei Ivanovich Ledenev. From 2010 to 2015 he continued his studies at A. Ledeneva in the Institute of Music. AG Schnittke Paul — winner of more than thirty Russian and international contests. In five years, he got his first title of laureate at the International Competition «Klassikanova» in Germany. Since then, the musician began to conduct intensive creative life. Annually become his victory in international competitions, participation in various festivals, concerts in Russia and abroad. Repeatedly he performed at the International Festival «Bayan and bayanists» in Moscow. Pavel the winner of such contests as «Viva accordion» (Samara, 2010), «Internationale Akkordeonwettbewerb Klingenthal» (Germany, Klingenthal 2002, 2004, 2010), «60th Trophée Mondial del’Accordéon» (Spain, Vigo 2010), «Voices of Spring (Moscow 2005, 2008, 2011), «the X Youth Delphic Games» (2008 Saratov, Tver in 2011), «64th Coupe Mondiale» (Shanghai, China 2011).