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Horacio Romo

About this Artist

HORACIO ROMO began studying bandoneón at age nine with Marcos Madrigal and Julio Pane, two of the most respected teachers in Buenos Aires. His debut recording, Timeless Tango, was met with popular and critical acclaim, taking Romo to performances in Italy, Holland, Spain, France, Brazil, Uruguay, Japan, Norway, and Sweden.

Romo has collaborated with Julio Iglesias, conductor Lalo Schifrin, and renowned tango singers such as Roberto Goyeneche and Hugo Marcel. He has performed the Piazzolla Bandoneón Concerto with the symphony orchestras of Eugene, Oregon; Auckland, New Zealand; and Lima, Peru, and with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Romo performs regularly with Fernando Suarez Paz, Astor Piazzolla's longtime violinist, and the Quintet of the Astor Piazzolla Foundation, and he serves as the bandoneón guide and assistant to the Tango School Orchestra conducted by Emilio Balcarce.