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 Solo Tango is a Russian tango orchestra that conquered the world’s Tango Olympus. Team was founded in the summer of 2010 and in incredibly short time has gained international recognition.
 Solo Tango Orquesta is a winners of XXXV international competition “Castelfidardo Festival Internazionale della fisarmonica” in Italy in the category “Piazzolla ‘s Music” (2010) and 49 Internationaler Akkordeonwettbewerb 2012
It is the only European tango-orchestra that was nominated to the First international “Premios Tango” (Buenos Aires / March 2018).
Special version of the tango “Los Mareados” from Solo Tango Orquesta became victorious on XV world games in Buenos Aires (Mundial de Tango 2018). It’s unique arrangement has brought the triumph to the Russian couple, Dmitry Vasin and Sagdiana Khamzina, in the category Tango Escenario. For the first time for 15 years of existence of the world games, The couple from Europe became the champions, and they made it with the music from Russian orchestra!
 Solo Tango orquesta had performed on the best concert halls of the world, among which there are Berlin Philharmonic, Big hall of Moscow conservatory, Chaikovsky concert hall, Seoul National theater, Moscow International House of the Music, Grand Concert Hall St. Petersburg, Admiralpalast Berlin, and etc.. Solo Tango is the only tango orchestra that has it’s own concert subscriptions (the series of concerts) in the most prestigious classical concert halls of Moscow: Moscow Philarmonic society and Moscow International Music House.
Solo Tango is the official orchestra of the major international tango festivals: Ostertango festival ( Basel 2012-2020 ) , Istanbul Tango Festival(Turkey), Ankara tango festival (Turkey), Adana tango festival(Turkey) “Milonguero Nights 2010-14″,”Sabor del Tango ” (Yalta), “Planetango “, “El Tangon 2011.” (Turkye -Antalia), “Tango of wight night” (Russia, Sankt-Petersburg), “Argentinian holidays” (Russia, Sankt-Petersburg), Tangomagia (Amsterdam,Netherlands), Brussels Tango festival (Brussels,Belgium),Tango embrace (Berlin,Germany), Pentecost festival (Karlsruhe,Germany), Dresden Tango Fest 2013-15 (Dresden,Germany), Roma tango meeting 2013,2014 (Roma,Italy), Pisa tango festival (Pisa,Italy), Zucca tango festival (Milan,Italy), Siracusa tango festival (Siracusa,Italy), Tarbes tango festival (Tarbes,France), Tango Element (Baltimore,USA), Shanghai Tango Marathon (Shanghai,China), Misterio tango festival 2013,2015 (Buenos Aires,Argentina)
It is the orchestra that is created by the efforts of magnificent Moscow musicians who have devoted many years of their lives to tango music. The sound of the orchestra can be described as the one with the perfect sense of style, powerful energy and high quality of performance. The repertoire includes a complex tango songs that sound great at major concert halls, and also the best of tangos of the “Golden Age”, which makes them convenient and comfortable to dance in the milongas.

Alexander Ryazanov (violin) — born July 4, 1984 in the city of Norilsk. He started playing the violin since 4 years under the guidance of her mom, she is a head of Norilsk Musical College. After graduating from music school, Alexander went to Moscow and entered the Music School named Gnesin’s in class of  E. Zlobina. He also took many classes from A.N. Dogadaev (docent of strings faculty in Gnesin’s Moscow Academy now). During training, Alexander became a prizewinner of various international and national competitions. After graduation, Alexander continued his musical education in the State of Classical Music Academy named Maimonid. Alexander Ryazanov — Postgraduate Classical Music Academy Maimonides in a class of superb musician, professor Valery  Samoletov.

 Ilya Alpeev (double bass)  was born in Kurgan November 8, 1988. Immediately after graduating from music school in piano class, began learning to play the bass in the Kurgan Regional Music College named Shostakovich. In 2006 he entered the Academic Music College at the Moscow Conservatory named Tchaikovsky in the class of professor  M.N. Kekshoev. In 2009, Ilya entered the Moscow State Conservatory named  Tchaikovsky and continued his studies with professor Kekshoev. While studying at the Conservatoire Ilya was an active concert activity, he performed both solo and in chamber ensembles. During this period, Ilya was invited to the famous chamber orchestra «Moskovia» (artistic director and conductor, People’s Artist of the USSR Eduard Grach). At the same time he participated in master classes of professors Klaus Trumpf (Germany), Thomas Martin (England), Catalin Rotaru (USA), Horacio Kobarkos (Argentina), Daniel Falasca (Argentina). In Solo Tango Orquesta playing since February 2011.

 Pavel Ratynsky (bandoneon) was born March 3, 1991. Learn to play the accordion began at the age of 4 years under the guidance of an outstanding accordionist Joseph Purits older and after  Natalia Purits. From 2006 to 2010, Pavel was a college student of the Moscow Music State Institute  named  Schnitke in the class of professor A. I. Ledenev. From 2010 to 2015 he continued his studies at A. Ledenev in the Institute  of  Music named Schnitke. Pavel — winner of more than thirty russian and international contests. In five years old, he got his first title of prizewinner at the International Competition «Klassikanova» in Germany. Since then, the musician began to conduct intensive creative life. Annually become his victory in international competitions, participation in various festivals, concerts in Russia and abroad. Repeatedly he performed at the International Festival «Bayan and bayanists» in Moscow. Pavel the winner of such contests as «Viva accordion» (Samara, 2010), «Internationale Akkordeonwettbewerb Klingenthal» (Germany, Klingenthal 2002, 2004, 2010), «60th Trophée Mondial del’Accordéon» (Spain, Vigo 2010), «Voices of Spring (Moscow 2005, 2008, 2011), «the X Youth Delphic Games» (2008 Saratov, Tver in 2011), «64th Coupe Mondiale» (Shanghai, China 2011).
Pavel playing in Solo Tango Orquesta since march of 2016. 


Marat Mansyrev was born in 1985 in TASHKENT in a family of musicians, graduates Gnessin Institute. He received his first piano lessons from his mother, then enrolled in a special music school. Uspensky at the Tashkent conservatory in the class of the honored teacher of the Uzbek SSR Florentyeva L.R., a graduate Leningrad Conservatory. At the age of 9 he played his first concert with an orchestra ( Haydn concert C major) and became laureates of the republican competition. In 1999 at age 13 entered the Gnessin School in Moscow. There he met Alexander. Ryazanov (violin), with whom he later played in a chamber ensemble.

Сlose friendship also connected as part of the Soledad orquesta, in which he performed until 2009. FROM the same year he was invited to the cello department under the direction of the People’s artist of the USSR Natalia Shakhovskaya as an accompanist. Continuing to play various chamber ensembles, orchestras, as part of folk instruments received titles of the best accompanist of the International Youth Competition. P.I. Tchaikovsky (Novosibirsk 2015), All-Russian Competition named after. S.M. Kozolupova ( Moscow 2016), International Competition named after. M.F. Rozhkov (Nizhny Novgorod, 2017). Has toured in Spain, Cyprus, Turkey, Uzbekistan with solo and chamber programs. 

Biography includes collaborations with such outstanding musicians such as People’s Artist of Russia Alexander Rudin, Honored Artists of Russia Boris Andrianov and Rodion Zamuruev, Professor Universität der Künste Berlin Jenz-Peter Mainz, Professor Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofia Ivan Monighetti.