Inés Cuello

Real name: Cuello, Inés
(28 February 1989 - )
Place of birth:
Carlos Tejedor (Buenos Aires) Argentina
Federico García Blaya

he began to sing at a very early age, when she was seven, in the city of Bragado. Still very young, she won five gold medals at the Torneos Juveniles Bonaerenses, representing that city, in the categories: female folk singer, vocal and instrumental group, and female tango singer.

She was always concerned about a thorough training: she studied vocal technique with Marina Biasotti and Liliana Invernizzio; repertoire of Argentine popular music with Laura Hatton; music language, harmony and ear training with Gustavo Hernández; guitar and singing with Jorge Mónaco.

In 2009 she was awarded the first prize as female tango singer at the XVII Certamen «Hugo del Carril», organized by the government of the city of Buenos Aires.

She was summoned by the Tango Pasión Company to appear at the show Último Tango, with which she made a tour of Portugal, under the direction of Héctor Zaraspe and with Juan Carlos Zunini as musical director. They also toured Greece and Germany with the Sexteto Stazo Mayor (led by Luis Stazo).

She appeared at the 6° Festival Internacional de Tango de Justo Daract (province of San Luis) in 2010. And in August of that year she made a tour of Peru (Lima and Cuzco).

Her first album was entitled Sueño de Juventud, published in March 2011 by the Fonocal label. She was accompanied by the Fabio Hager Sexteto.

With the Tango Desire company, she appeared at the show B.A. Tango, alongside the Alto Tango sextet. They toured Chile and China in the late 2011 and early 2012. In August 2012 they appeared at the 31st Harbin Arts Summer Concert (China).

In June 2012, along with the Julián Hermida Sexteto, she appeared at the III Festival Internacional de Tango in Porto Alegre (Brazil).

In November 2012 she made a tour of Brazil with the show A pasos de tango, under the direction of Jonathan Spitel and Betsabet Flores and, also with the show Uma noite em Buenos Aires, with the Fabio Hager Sexteto and under the direction of Verónica Salmerón.

In 2013 and 2014 she made a long tour of 45 cities of China with the show The Real Tango , with the Tango Desire company, under the general direction of Carlos Ferreyra and the musical direction of Julián Caeiro.

In 2015 she released her album Canciones del Sur, a production recorded live along with Ramón Maschio. It was presented on a long tour of Spain and Portugal. Because of this album she was nominated to the Gardel 2016 awards in the category of female tango artist.

In Buenos Aires she extensively appeared at different shows and tango venues like: Sabor a Tango (2007 to 2010); Esquina Homero Manzi (2010 to 2013); Buenas Noches Buenos Aires, at the Teatro Broadway, along with Virginia Luque and Alberto Podestá (October 2010); Forbidden Tango, in May 2011 at the Teatro Astral with the Tango Desire company, directed by Carlos Ferreyra; Voz Tango (2011 to 2012); Bien de Tango (2012), at the Centro Cultural Borges; Bien de Tango II in January, February and March 2013 and 2015; Tango Porteño, since November 2014.

From the mid- 2016 to 2017 she made some appearances alongside the Quinteto La Grela, to celebrate her 10-year career.

She was part of the show Dramatic Tango, with the Horacio Romo Sexteto and other artists. They made a tour of Japan, between January and March 2017, appearing in 29 cities.

In 2017 she also visited Colombia to appear at the Festitango of the city of Medellín.

In her career she has been also accompanied by other important players and groups, like: Quinteto Típico Buenos Aires, Funyi Tango Trío, Walter Ríos Trío, Orquesta del Tango de Buenos Aires (conducted by Néstor Marconi), Diego Schissi, etc.