M A R I ANO  C A S T R O

 

 
¨Complex musician, pianist, guitarist, composer, arranger, soloist or member in different bands, Mariano Castro, from Buenos Aires, Argentina is established in Romania since 2013, bringing his vast musical culture, a statute recognized worldwide and a big joy to play.¨
(Mioara Basca, Radio Romania)
  
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Latin Grammy nominee 2010 - Best Tango Album

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"Personalidad destacada de la Cultura", distinction given by the Congress of Buenos Aires, Argentina

LATEST PROJECTS 2018-2019

¨Tango Simfonic¨, a concert created by Mariano Castro and  Analia Selis (vocals), special guest : Omar Massa (bandoneon) using different symphonic orchestras, taking Tango to the classical concert halls l. All the musical arrangements were written by Mariano. More than 30 symphonic Tango concerts made between 2015 and 2020 in Romania, Switzerland, Czech Republic and Lithuania. +info

 

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Berti Barbera & Mariano Castro

A spontaneous and experimental duet working on personal versions of well known pieces. CD live recorded at Brasov Jazz Festival 2015. +info

Duet Carlos Libedinsky & Mariano Castro

Narcotango members, playing neotango, the well known pieces by narcotango and new original neotango music. Touring Europe (Germany, Italy, Denmark, Spain, France, Romania) in summer/autumn 2017, also in 2018 and 2019  +info

ArgEnTango, Tango Quintet presenting the music of Astor Piazzolla and some traditional tango at a high level of interpretation. All the arrangements for the quintet were written by Mariano. Argentango members are : Analia Selis, Razvan Suma, Omar Massa, Rafael Butaru and Mariano Castro +info

¨Fits canta Piaf", a concert created by Mariano Castro, Alexandra Fits (vocals)  and Cristian Orosanu (conductor) using different symphonic orchestras of Romania, taking the well known songs by Edith Piaf to different concert halls like Sala Radio (Bucharest) or sala Patria (Brasov).  Choosen as the Best concert in 2017 at Brasov Cultural awards. All the musical arrangements were written by Mariano. +info

 

Mariano Castro & Cvartet Passione

A show of Tango, live music + live dance performance, already presented in different cities in Romania during 2015, 2016 and 2017, and have recorded a CD. Arrangements and musical direction by Mariano. +info

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Rafael Butaru (violin) & Mariano Castro (piano)

Playing in duet for the first time, December 2018, at the great Romanian Atheneum in Bucharest. Astor Piazzolla and some other argentinian composers as repertoire +info

Mariano Castro & Rafael Butaru
Mariano Castro & Cvartet Passione