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A Tango Concert! with Ramiro Boero, Heyni Solera, and Sumi Lee

Please note that due to the artist’s schedule, the concert will start at 7:45 p.m.

Date & Time: Friday April 22, 2022, 7:30  p.m.
Venue: Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $25 General, $20 Seniors/Students

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Health and Safety

In accordance with health and safety guidelines from the City and County of San Francisco, a face covering is required for all concerts at Incarnation Episcopal church and must be worn at all times. Face masks must completely cover nose and mouth and have ear loops or similar to hold in place. Gaiters and bandanas are not acceptable. Please click here for full details.


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Ramiro Boero is an Argentine bandoneon player, arranger and composer born in Buenos Aires. He has been a soloist in the Madrid Symphony Orchestra, the Argentine National Symphony Orchestra, the Montevideo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Sao Paulo Jazz Symphony Orchestra, the Medellin Symphony Orchestra, the Juan de Dios Filiberto Argentina Music Orchestra, the Stable Orchestra of the Province of Tucumán and the Córdoba Symphony Orchestra, among others.

He has participated in various concerts with the great tango luminaries Víctor Lavallén, Leopoldo Federico, Rubén Juárez, Emilio Balcarce, Daniel Binelli, Osvaldo Piro, Roberto Alvarez and played in the great tango ensembles Sexteto Mayor, the Color Tango Orchestra and the Orquesta El Arranque, with which he has received two Carlos Gardel Awards and a Latin Grammy nomination.

Ramiro is a soloist and teacher in the Orquesta Escuela de Tango Emilio Balcarce conducted by Víctor Lavallén, and received the Carlos Gardel Award in the ‘Best Tango Album’ category in 2014. He currently teaches Bandoneon Tango at the Escuela de Música Popular de Avellaneda. In 2012 he was awarded First Prize by the Fondo Nacional de las Artes for his album “Tres Expresiones Porteñas”. In 2018 he released a solo bandoneon album entitled “Acontece”, published in El Arte del Bandoneón collection. Ramiro is currently working on his next album with his own orchestra.

Praised for her “soulful bandoneón” (Washington Classical Review), Heyni Solera is a sought after bandoneonist in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Solera has enjoyed a career in the US and abroad playing with performances in Argentina, Canada and Australia collaborating with prominent musicians in the tango music scene. Heyni regularly performs with the Da Capo Tango Orchestra, which focuses on playing danceable tangos and is part of the cello/bandoneon duo, Arco & Aire, with cellist Maxfield Wollam-Fisher. She is also the bandoneonist of Solidaridad Tango Orquesta which focuses on female tango musicians in a typically male dominated genre.

As a scholar, she received her Master of Music degree in Ethnomusicology at the University of Maryland, College Park. She has developed the lectures A GPS for Tango Listening: What Makes Tango a Tango? and Today’s Woman in Tango: Carving Out Spaces amongst others.

Past projects include playing in the orchestra of the highly praised IN Series production of Le Cabaret de Carmen at Source Theatre in Washington, D.C. and at Baltimore Theatre Project in Baltimore, Maryland. Solera’s current and future projects include “Today’s Tango with Heyni”, a mini-series that features today’s contemporary tango musicians throughout the world, the EP album Overture, an original contemporary tango recording project with Arco & Aire, and a bandoneón duo album dedicated to J.S. Bach to was recorded in Argentina.

Sumi Lee is a classically trained pianist who obtained a master’s degree in music, piano performance, from San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She has also been professionally trained as a tango pianist from La Orquesta Escuela de Tango Emilio Balcarce, (Class of 2018), the most prestigious tango orchestra school in the world sponsored by the city government of Buenos Aires. Lee is a widely respected piano teacher and is on the Board of Directors for the San Francisco branch of Music Teachers’ Association of California. While living in Buenos Aires, she performed with living maestros and musical directors such as Víctor Lavallén, Jose Pepe Colangelo, Osvaldo Piro, Roberto Alvarez, Daniel Binelli, Mauricio Marceli, Nicolas Ledesma, Pablo Estigarribia and many more. One of her past concerts at Teatro General San Martin in Buenos Aires was sold out to a large audience and aired live via national radio 2*4 and TV.

Since moving back to the Bay Area in 2019 after receiving her diploma, she has been performing authentic traditional and contemporary Argentine tango music with various groups including her own Corazón Tango. In October, 2019, She has toured Seoul, Daejeon and Busan, South Korea with Corazón Tango and plans to tour U.S. around the world in the near future. Meanwhile she has started writing her own music and producing her own contemporary tango music.


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