Hyperion Ensemble was formed in 1992 as ensemble interested in contemporary music.
From the very beginning, it has been deeply interested to the Piazzolla repertoire and to Tango in general. Hyperion has taken part, during its 22 years of activity in over 880 shows, festivals and theatres all over Europe, offering a wide repertoire ranging from contemporary Tango to traditional Tango.
Since its foundation has collaborated with various renowned bandoneonists such as Luis Stazo, Juan Josè Mosalini, Daniel Binelli, Alfredo Marcucci; the regular bandoneonists in the Ensemble are Josè Luis Betancor, Dario Polonara and Christian Gerber, while the singer is actually the argentinian Ruben Peloni.
Hyperion Ensemble is regularly invited to the most renowned Tango Festivals all over Europe: Paris, Brussels, London, Barcelona (Sitges), Istanbul, Tarbes, Stokholm, Athens, Torino, Rome, Firenze, Genova, Mantova etc.
Has musically accompanied many Shows with famous international Companies and dancers like “Tangovivo” with Union Tanguera of Esteban Moreno and Claudia Codega, “Tango x 2 “ with Miguel Angel Zotto, “Tango Metropolis” with Claudio Hoffmann and Daniel Binelli, “Conceptango” with the company of Leo Calvelli y Eugenia, “TangObsesion” with the company Leonardo Cuello, “Tango Nuevo” with Roberto Herrera’s company and, others: in february 2015 Ensemble took part to the german Tour of Gustavo Russo’s Company in the show Tango in Red.
In this occasions Ensemble has appeared in the most famous theatre scenes over Europe, such as Teatro Regio and Auditorium Lingotto in Turin, Gewandhaus in Leipzig, Darmstadtium in Darmstadt, Brucknerhaus in Linz, Die Glocke in Bremen Auditorium della Conciliazione in Rome, Dom Musyck a Mosca, Teatro Regina Victoria in San Sebastian, Trui teatro in Palma de Mallorca, Concert Noble Bruxelles, Mustafa Kemal Merkezi in Istanbul, Blue Note in Milan … The Ensemble has often performed with others famous dancers as Sebastian Arce and Mariana Montes, Chicho Frumboli and Juana Sepulveda, Javier Rodriguez, etc. in several venues and Festival around Europe.
Often the ensemble features soloists like Cristina Vilallonga, Aureliano Marin, Silvia Lallana (voice), Franco Luciani (harmonic), Luis Bacalov (composer and pianist), Cesar Angeleri (guitar). Recently began collaborating with the singer Antonella Ruggiero in the show “Contemporanea Tango”. Has often performed accompanied by Symphonic orchestra, mainly with the 45 musicians of the Orchestra Filarmonica Italiana.
Ensemble’s record production has seven CD’s: “Livin Tango” (1998) – “Boulevard Tango” (2000) – “Corso Buenos Aires” (2005) – “Buenos Aires hora cero” (2006) – “Hyperion Live in Paris”, with the special participation of Luis Stazo (2008), “Contemporanea Tango” with Antonella Ruggiero (2010), “Epoca de Oro” (2011), “Remembranzas” (2014).