Estación Pugliese - Fernando Marzán Quintet
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FERNANDO MARZAN

(Musical Director)

 

As one of the most sought after tango musicians,  acknowledged as one of the most talented of his generation, Fernando continues the legacy of the Marzan family…  legends in the Buenos Aries music community 

 

In Argentina and throughout the world, with the renown  “Fernando Marzan’s Quintet” ,  major symphonies and the most respected Tango productions, he has been one of the leading forces in the tango scene, for the past three decades.  Performing  in the most prestigious theatres and concert halls in the world including the Bolshoi Theatre (Moscow, RU), Chicago Symphony Hall (US), Sydney Opera House (AU), Sadler's Wells Theatre (London, UK), Walter Kerr Theatre (New York, US), Philadelphia Symphony Hall (US), Oslo Opera House (NO) and L’Olympia (Paris, FR). 

Highlights of his vast  catalogue of work include the dance shows in which he has been Music Director, arranger, composer and pianist: 

  

Sadler’s Wells’ Milonga, a collaboration with the Belgian choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui touring Europe, Australia, Asia and North America in 2013.

Tango Buenos Aires (USA 2003 and 2015) : Tango Romance (Japan, 2010): Tango Dance Premium (Japan, 2008) : Tango Dreams (Tokyo -Japan 2004 y 2005):  Mora Godoy Dance Company’s Tango Emoción (Europe, 2004 - 2005)  Gustavo Russo’s Tango Seducción (Europe and Asia, 2002 - 2005)

 

In addition he has been the pianist for the Broadway and London iconic hit production Luis Bravo’s Forever Tango for almost two decades since 1994. The Tony Nominated production performed for more than 60 weeks on Broadway, acclaimed by critics and audiences worldwide. 

 

His work with the Fernando Marzan’s Quintet separate from their work in  dance productions include concerts in Europe, USA and Argentina. The quintet’s collaborations with the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra (for the staging of A. Piazzolla’s María de Buenos Aires, conducted by Maestro Javier Lorenzo, USA, 2005) and with the Riga Symphony Orchestra (Latvia, 2007) earned  worldwide attention 

 

His studio work consists of more than 100 recordings, including the soundtracks of the film Evita starring Madonna, The Impostors starring Oliver Platt and Stanley Tucci and the music of  Forever Tango.