401 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, California 94102

Leading Ladies of Tango
December 13 -- 16
Wednesday -- Friday, 8pm; Saturday, 3pm & 8pm
San Francisco's Herbst Theatre
401 Van Ness Avenue

Leading Ladies of Tango is a world-class tango dance and musical review like no other. Featuring 20 women representing 9 different counties and an unprecedented international all-female orchestra. Headlined by two acclaimed troupes -- San Francisco's Tango Con*Fusión and New York's Tango Mujer -- Leading Ladies of Tango is under the musical direction of Uruguay's virtuoso pianist Polly Ferman with stage direction by Allyson Manta, former artistic coordinator for Cirque du Soleil.

Tickets: www. cityboxoffice.com / (415) 392-4400
$45 / $40 / $35 Reserved Seating (Evenings);
$36 / $32 / $28 Reserved Seating (Saturday Matinee);
15% Discount for groups of 20

Creative Team:
Polly Ferman: Music Director;
Allyson Manta (formerly With Cirque du Soleil): Artistic Coordinator;
Starring San Francisco's Own Tango Con*Fusión: Christy Cote, Chelsea Eng, Debbie Goodwin and Pier Voulkos.

Featuring dancers from New York City's internationally-acclaimed TangoMujer: Fabienne Bongard, Angelika Fischer, Sharna Fabianom, Rebecca Shulman, Valeria Solomonoff and Brigitta Winkler.

An all female seven member orchestra:
Polly Ferman (Uruguay's premier pianist)
Viviana Guzmán (Chilean flutist and world music diva)
Anna Maria Mendieta (principal harpist with the Sacramento Philharmonic)
Bettina Hartl (Berlin, Germany - Bandoneon)
Eleonora Ferreyra (Buenos Aires, Argentina - Bandoneon)
Yung Chiao Wei (ROC Taiwan virtuoso Double Bassist)
Ina Paris (Cuban violinist)
Special Guest Artist: Silvana DeLuigi, Argentinean Jazz/Tango Singing Star

Musical Arrangements By:
Daniel Binelli, Tango's Foremost Contemporary Composer;
Pablo Ziegler, 2005 Latin Grammy Best Tango CD;
Jovano Santos Netom 2004 Latin Grammy Awards Best Latin Jazz Album.

Official Website: http://www.leadingladiesoftango.com

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