Denis Plante plays one of the celebrated doble A series bandoneons, the authentic instrument of Argentinian tango. His original career as a composer-performer makes him Canada’s essential bandoneonist and a singular face in the world of contemporary tango. The spiritual son of Astor Piazzolla, he has enriched the bandoneon repertoire with hundreds of works capturing the essential pulse of tango. He has played concerts around the world, winning critical acclaim for his virtuosity and lyricism. He enjoys an enviable reputation, and is frequently invited to perform as a soloist in Canada, the United States, and South America with symphony orchestras and chamber ensembles.