Thinking of starting a tango festival?

2019-01-17 - yuko kinoshita djing at tisp 2016

Back in 2008 Yuko Kinoshita had a vision of a new type of tango festival for Australia; a decade on hear her talk about the journey of taking Tango In The Spring from a personal vision to a staple of the Australian tango calendar. That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image: Yuko Kinoshita DJing at Tango In The Spring 2016, from Geoffrey Dunn,


  • Pa’ Qué Seguir, meaning ‘To Follow’; recorded by Miguel Caló on 19 January 1943; a tango with music composed by Francisco Fiorentino, first recorded in 1942, lyrics by Pedro Lloret, and sung by Jorge Ortiz.
  • Noche De Estrellas, meaning ‘Night Of Stars’; recorded by Francisco Canaro on 27 March 1939; a vals with music composed by José Luís Padula, lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo, and sung by Ernesto Famá.
  • Llora Vida Mía, meaning ‘My Life Weeps’; recorded by Ángel D’Agostino on 17 November 1942; a tango with music and lyrics composed by Enrique Cadícamo, and sung by Ángel Vargas.
  • Cascabelito, meaning ‘Little Bell’; recorded by Carlos Di Sarli on 6 June 1941; a tango with music composed by José Bohr in 1924, lyrics by Juan Andrés Caruso, and sung by Roberto Rufino.
  • La Noche Que Te Fuiste, meaning ‘The Night You Left’; recorded by Ánibal Troilo on 5 June 1945; a tango with music composed by Osmar Maderna in 1945, lyrics by José María Contursi, and sung by Floreal Ruíz.
  • Yo Soy De San Telmo, meaning ‘I Am From San Telmo’; recorded by Pedro Laurenz on 16 November 1943; a milonga with music composed by Arturo Gallucci, lyrics by Victorino Velasquez, and sung by Alberto Podestá. The name is a reference to the Buenos Aires inner suburb of San Telmo where tango evolved in the early 20th century.
  • Quejas De Bandoneón, meaning ‘Howl Of The Bandoneón’; recorded by Rodolfo Biagi on 7 October 1941; a tango with music composed by Juan de Dios Filiberto, first recorded in 1920.

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