Workshops

 

Tango Argentino Amsterdam aims, in addition to giving itself a wide range of courses (since 1994), to invite several times a year renowned maestro’s with a long track record to give workshops at affordable prices.


Maestro Jorge Firpo in Amsterdam

 

Performance with Marianne Friday 12 April


SATURDAY 13 APRIL 2019
PT1 technique and musicality for couples
a.o. (reacting to) marking, change of weight and energy, proper embrace, cadencias milngueras
all levels 16:00 – 17:30
T2 tango de salón – estilo milonguero
simple and complex figures for the small space to ritmic music
intermediate and higher 17:45 – 19:15
M3 milonga – lisa en traspie
change in rythm, single and double tempo, traspies, giros; short introduction to candombe, root of milonga
intermediate and higher 19:30 – 21:00

SUNDAY 14 APRIL 2019
V4 tango waltz
giros and contra giros, with and without sacadas or baridas, change in dynamic and direction
advanced and higher 15:00 – 16:30
T5 tango de salón – estilo Pugliese
walkin with sacadas, giros, enrosques, pauses, dancing to the melody
extra advanced and higer 16:45 – 18:15
TC6 tango canyengue
a must for a better tango understanding (and fun to do); history an evolution of the tango of the street: posture, rythm and cadence.
Also a excelent base for milonga
intermediate and higher 18:30 – 20:00

Lessons The content of the lessons changes every year.
Prices Price workshop is € 22,-, second workshop is € 18,- per person;
third and each following workshop is € 15,- per person; payment on the day
Privat lessons Take up contact for private lessons;
price for one hour is € 80,-
(3 lessons € 225,- | 5 lessons € 350,-)
Firpo is from 9 till 14 April in Amsterdam
Location All lessons are being given in our tango studio De Plantage:
Plantage Muidergracht 155 – Amsterdam
Enrolment and info Contact

Marianne
assists in the workshops

Maestro Jorge Firpo has been visiting Europe on regular base since 1997 to give workshops and performances, a.o. a number of times in the Netherlands with his former dance partner Aurora Lubiz. Every time he left behind enthusiastic students, like the past eleven years with us in Amsterdam.

Jorge dances tango from his childhood. In 1983 he choose for a professional career as tango dancer and teacher. His most important teachers were Antonio Todaro and Pepito Avellaneda, with whom he worked for many years.

He is a renowned maestro in the world of tango of Argentina, and runs his own school in Buenos Aires.

Firpo is known for his pure approach of the tango and its culture.
He teaches for many years with a lot of enthusiasm and to all levels: from beginners to professionals.
Firpo is renowned for his plesant and clear way of teaching. He masters all types of styles: tango de salón, tango fantasía, milonga, tango wals, canyengue, orillera; and is renowned for his musical interpretation of the various styles in the tango.
He also takes care of choreographies.

workshops Jorge Firpo - Tango Argentino AmsterdamHe performed and contributed a.o. to the show ‘Romance de Bario’ of Milena Plebs, a show warmely welcomed by public and critics. He was for several years, together with Aurora Lubiz, artistic leader of the World Tango Festival in Buenos Aires.

Regularly he is on tour in Europe, North- and South America and before in Japan, where he gives many workshops.

From 1996 onwards Firpo is, together with Aurora, the most important maestro of Arjan and Marianne.

Proudly we present Jorge Firpo in Amsterdam, and we recommend his workshops whole heartedly.

Earlier:

  • regularly since 1997 (Aurora) in Amsterdam
  • with Tango Argentino Amsterdam in yearly from 2007 onwards

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Jorge Firpo


12-14 April 2019

Earlier:

  • regularly (with Aurora) since 1997 in Amsterdam
  • with Tango Argentino Amsterdam yearly from 2007

 

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Angel Coria


2019 with Claudia

Earlier:

  • with Tango Argentino Amsterdam yearly from 2009 (2009 with Aurora, 2014 with Claudia)

 

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Aurora Lubiz


2019

Earlier:

  • Aurora (with Firpo) regularly since 1997 in Amsterdam
  • Aurora (with Angel) with Tango Argentino Amsterdam in 2009
  • Aurora (with Luciano) with Tango Argentino Amsterdam 2011 and 2012
  • Aurora (with Fernando) with Tango Argentino Amsterdam 2017

 

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Rubén & Sabrina


Earlier:

  • with Tango Argentino Amsterdam in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010

 

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Tony & Andreas


Earlier:

  • with Tango Argentino Amsterdam in 2006 and 2008