María Eugenia Acotto

Real name: Acotto, María Eugenia
(n/d - )
Place of birth:
Córdoba Argentina

he chose to sing our urban music to create her own personal way of transmitting the feeling of our city.

She has sung at different places in Argentina accompanied by various instrumental groups. She shared the bill with artists like the Sexteto Mayor, Nicolás Ledesma, Liliana Herrero, Jorge Marziali, Ildo Patriarca, Melania Pérez, Juan Falú, Omar Mollo, Rubén Juárez, Roberto Calvo, Osvaldo Piro, Carlos Nieto, Patricio Jiménez, Gustavo Visentín, Quique Pinto & Chabela, María Fernanda Juárez, Adriana Celiz, Marcelo Santos, Juan Iñaqui, among others.

She recorded her first album, Ruwana, with a repertoire based on folk music, along with the composer from Córdoba, Mario Díaz, in 2003.

In 2007 she released her second CD Si la vieras por dentro, entirely devoted to tango, featuring Roberto Calvo, Aldo Cerino, Damián Torres Trío, Bordoneando Trío, Cuarteto Numen, among other talented artists. She presented this work in Córdoba and at different places in our country to good acclaim.

She has recorded as guest singer in compact discs by the Damián Torres Trío, Cabulero, and by the singer Juan Iñaqui, De la raíz a la copa, both released in 2008.

Since October 2008 she has been columnist in the radio program La ciudad donde vivimos emceed by Américo Tatián and broadcast by Radio Universidad Córdoba (AM 580).

In 2009 she presented the show Tres Marías para el Tango at the Festival de Tango de La Falda, along with two other talented female singers from Córdoba, María Fernanda Juárez and María José Rojas, which was reprised in summer because it was so successful.

She sang as guest artist with the Orquesta Provincial de Música Ciudadana on several occasions, both when it was led by maestro Osvaldo Piro and under the leadership of maestro Damián Torres.

For two years she appeared with the great singer Gustavo Visentín in a show they called Tangos conversados.

In 2011 she presented a multimedia show Quedémonos aquí along with the actor Olkar Ramírez and the pianist Aldo Cerino. A show that blended theater with urban music in a production employing the projection of images and videos which interplay with the actors and the stories that are told. It was well received by the critics and they promised to stage it again on the public’s request.

In September 2012 she sang as guest artist with the Sexteto Mayor at the Teatro del Libertador.

The La Voz (Córdoba) journal called her latest album, Tangos del después (EPSA Music), one of the top ten albums of Argentine music in 2013, and one of the top five tango albums in the country.

There are many highly favorable reviews harvested by this artist; for example, we choose the one by Santiago Giordano, journalist of the Córdoba's newspaper La Voz del Interior: «Owner of a powerful and intense voice, among those who know how to master words and pierce them at the right time with the appropriate color and gesture, Acotto goes through an excellent songbook, with invincible songs of our urban music».