Vanina Tagini

Real name: Tagini, Vanina Sol
(20 May 1982 - )
Place of birth:
Buenos Aires Argentina

he made her debut as tango singer at age 16 at the traditional Café Tortoni (1998) at an homage to the legendary liricist Armando Tagini, her grandfather. Later she carried out an extensive career at venues in Buenos Aires and abroad.

As evidence of this indefatigable work at tango venues there is her tenure in the regular show of the Café Tortoni between 2004 and 2007, also in the cast of Michelángelo in 2007 and 2008. She was the leading voice in the show Taconeando in 2005 and 2006, at Clásica y Moderna with the bandoneon player Gabriel Merlino, by the same time and at the international show Tango Wind she appeared in three seasons at the Café Tortoni, Centro Cultural de la Cooperación and Bar Teatral La Clac.

She also appeared on the venues of the Academia Nacional del Tango, Academia Porteña del Lunfardo, Esquina «Homero Manzi», Esquina «Osvaldo Pugliese», Centro Cultural Sur, Centro Cultural San Martín, among others.

Her appearance in the cast of the program Por siempre tango, emceed by Silvio Soldán on cable Channel 26 was showcased, as well as her performances as soloist in the Nolo Correa’s TV show Por el tango on the Solo Tango channel and on different programs of the La 2x4 FM radio station and other radio stations.

In 2002 she was awarded as female revelation at the «Hugo del Carril» talent contest.

Abroad she made a tour of Costa Rica (2003) with a series of recitals as soloist at the Centro Cultural del Sur and gigs at the El Día Que Me Quieras and Bar Argento clubs. Furthermore she toured Europe as member of the show headed by maestro Gabriel Merlino which appeared at several theaters and cultural centers of Germany, Holland and Switzerland (2006).

She was featured in three recordings. The first was a disc as homage to the singer Carlos Rossi, later with Gabriel Merlino in Bandoneón Dreams and, lastly, at the compact disc of the Tango Wind show.