An ‘atypical’ orchestra that rewinds the place of women and dissidents in the tango

The lyrics of one of the most important groups that will take you to the new realities Photo Cris Sille
The lyrics: one of the groups from the group that leads to new realities. Photo: Cris Sille.

Integrate one tango orchestra that is self-defined as “atypical” y la diferencia está a la vista en cada ensayo y cada presentation ya que a la classic formation of the genus of human wind instruments. But the presence of flutes and clarinets is not more than the transgression of the memory of La Empoderada, which has a lot to know about it: it is the example of an orchestra of this type and this match of conformity 26 women and dissenters y logró armar un repertorio de letras liberadas de la violencia simbólica, en las que las naifas no son “coquetas y risueñas” ni se merecen puñaladas o “tortazos”, sino “minas” que le aclaran al “punto” que no van a be on duty.

La lnea de chelos Foto Cris Sille
The chelos line. Photo: Cris Sille.

Account of the director and violinist Pamela Victoriano that the group of women and dissidents surged in 2018 to share a convocation on Facebook for people with music. The questions that answer this question are divided by musical preference and between the loves of 2×4 surgió La Empoderada.

“I believe that the proposition of this orchestral orchestra is part of a process that can be driven by the feminist movement”, apunta Victoriano. “We have suffered so much that we have to turn but we can’t find a space in which we are comfortable with respect for the letters and the rules. It is written by men for men and with a stylish style ”, agrega Andrea Soccorsochelista y encargada de prensa de la agrupación, quien, como el resto de los integrantes de la agrupación usan el lenguaje inclusivo y el pronombre “elles” para abarcar a todas las identidades que participan d elos ensayos y los spectáculos.

Meeting at the San Cristbal and Boedo Congress Photo by Cris Sille
Ensayan en Congreso, San Cristóbal y Boedo. Photo: Cris Sille.

If something is characterized by the orchestra, in addition to the composition and the line of winds the themes of your themes. The principle eligieron los tangos klassicos en los que no hubiese violencia i discriminación de la mujer y convirtieron a “Se dice de mí”, aquel tango que popularizó Tita Merello en un cabalito de batalla y un modo de plantarse en el escenario. Pero luego llegaron nuevas composiciones que ellas rastrearon o les acercaron las propias autoras. Entonces commenzaron a surgir los versos que hablan de “Muchos hablan de amor, y nos matan cada vez maš”, “las maš pobres son las que sufren maş” y “Juntas vamos por maś. Ni un paso atrás”.

“Antes me gustaba el tango pero escuchaba las letras y me enojaba. Now I want to enjoy the style and style of tango dance ”, Soccorso’s analysis and aggregate: con con un contenido a través del cual buscamos generar reflecón sobre algunas causas y también hablar, por ejemplo, del amor, pero desde el punto de vista de una mujer o de disidencia ”.

Bandoneones with rhythmic dissident Photo Cris Sille
Bandoneones with dissident rhythm. Photo: Cris Sille.

Carolina Ramírezalso the cargo of the violins, apunta que además del repertorio de “tango nuevo”, la agrupaçion irrumpe con una una formición: “In addition to searching for composers and authors of dissertations that have a lot of things to say, we also have some instruments that do not form part of the typical orchestras like the guitars and all the fans. We have flutes, clarinet and baritone saxophone ”.

A lado, Laura García Cortés there is also enough of the group take the opportunity to adapt the themes to aesthetics and the feelings of their integrates. “The staff, in addition to being able to turn the band in La Empoderada, is one of those who can take care of them. I hope to write for us, for our format and this is a constant experience “, said the Colombian who lives in Buenos Aires, he loves tango and now of music classes in a children’s gardena second and all in a tango trio.

Knowing what he says about the integration of the “Arreglos” Commission, which can be used to motorize his dream to turn tango in his manner, the girls are eligious to create a cooperative and self-sufficient. “To make the feminist tango decide on the dialogue. We conform to different commissions with a coordinator each and we operate in a cooperative and horizontal fashion ”, sums up Soccorso.

A presentation in the Auditorium de Belgrano Foto gentileza Carolina Pedace
A presentation at the Belgrano Auditorium. Photo: Gentile Carolina Pedace.

Learn about the orchestral aspects, and this is not the only thing that creates the climate of each country, which is part of the cooperative and democratic fashion construct a relationship of affect and complexity.“It is the interior of the orchestra and it is the exterior, with other tango women. We are friends, we know, we respect and we want ”agrega Ramírez.

I confirm, I can only read the minutes Olga Epstein, one of the orchestras of the orchestra, who was in Toto’s baby’s grave for ten months. Todas corren a levantarlo en brazos ya jugar con él. “I studied tango at the Popular Music School of Avellaneda and found a place to make it my taste. Toto viene a los ensayos desde que nació, y mi hijo mayor también lo hizo ”, recuerda.

The orchestra also presents the CCK Photo of the CCK Gentleman
The tambourine orchestra also performed at the CCK. Photo: CCK gentileza.

All the enthusiasm with the experience of the lion’s share of the days of the Congress and San Cristóbal meetings, and the show on which there is a tango instrumental, canto and dance to rehearse the place of death in the tango of various salas de the City of Buenos Aires and the Conurbano, the Cultural Center of Kirchner, the Biblioteca Nacional and Viajaron in Montevideo, Uruguay, to form part of the Primer Encuentro de Mujeres and Dissidences en el Tango. Este mércoles 11 actúan en el Teatro Roma de Avellaneda des las las 20 en el IV Festival de Tango Transfeminista.

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“It’s amazing to be a part of the history of tango. I have an unbelievable fortune, I am in Buenos Aires in 2018 and come on three months ago. “La Empoderada” is very much the group that is right. It’s my family, ”confesses García Cortés. Ramirez graphic: “The tango is 80% of my life. I have a new tango and I feel very comfortable in it ”.

Victoriano was satisfied with his speech and spoke of a “moment of misery”, but he said: “Good luck to you. Falta cumplir el cupo para que muchas compañeras i compañeres queren queren estar en los escenarios encuentren su lugar. We hope that experiences like ours will be multiplied ”. And here are the questions to lead the progress and share your experience with who wants to save.

Este mircoles estarn en el Tango Festival Transfeminista Foto gentileza CCK
It is located in the Transfeminist Tango Festival. Photo: CCK gentileza.

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