Tango: Mikko Helenius and Martín Alvarado Touring the UK
Helsinki-based tango musician Mikko Helenius will be performing in the UK in October for four dates with Argentina's finest tango singer Martín Alvarado. The dates are part of a 12-date tour by Alvarado who has been working with Helenius, who studied at the Sibelius Academy, for ten years. They have performed together many times all over Finland and the UK, including at one of the most important tango music festivals in the world there, Maailmantango-festivaali, in Tampere, where they are due to give a concert in September.
Oct 26 Reading: Rising Sun Arts Centre
Oct 27 Whitehill/Bordon: Phoenix Theatre and Arts Centre, Hampshire
Oct 28 London: Finnish Church in London, with the London Tango Orchestra string trio
Oct 29 Dorchester: Dorchester Corn Exchange, with dancers Dante Culcuy and Miriam Orcutt
More information: Martín Alvarado
Photo: The Phoenix Theatre and Arts Centre