Astor Piazzolla's greatest musical and theatrical accomplishment comes to life in Bare Opera's new production of María de Buenos Aires. Clocking in at just under an hour, this whirlwind of tango, spoken word, and music tells the story of the undying soul of Argentina.


Malena Dayen | Director

David Rosenmeyer | Conductor + Music Director

Kirsten Scott | Producer

Laetitia Ruccolo | Music Director

Briana Hunter | Marketing Director

George del Barrio | Creative + Technical Director

Troy Ogilvie | Choreographer

Anthony Tornambene | Lighting Designer

Taylor Mills | Costume Designer

Sangmin Chae | Video + Projection Designer

John Baylies | Sound Engineer


Marcelo Guzzo | Payador

Malena Dayen | María

Suchan Kim | ensemble, Payador cover

Eugenia Forteza | ensemble, María cover

Daniel Irizarry | El Duende

Mouna R'miki | El Duende


David Rosenmeyer | Piano

Rodolfo Zanetti | Bandoneón

Federico Díaz | Guitar

Shannon Vandzura | Flute

Maiko Hosoda | Percussion

Lawrence Faucett | Percussion

Nick Danielson | Violin I

Sergio R. Reyes | Violin II

Arthur Dibble | Viola

Eric Eaton | Cello

Enzo Paolo Rossi | Double Bass