The duo of singer Marta Topferova and Chilean singer/songwriter Alejandro Soto Lacoste is dedicated to the rich tradition of Latin American music. Their repertoire consists of mostly original pieces written by both musicians in rhythms and styles such as the Argentinean chacarera, the Venezuelan pasaje or danza, the Andean huayno among others. Marta Topferova’s unique velvety voice accompanied by the Venezuelan cuatro and percussion, together with the authentic musical expression of Alejandro Soto Lacoste on vocals and various instruments, is a combination that transports the listener to an extraordinary musical world.
Marta Topferova is one of the most dynamic singers and songwriters of her generation. She has been heavily influenced by Latin American folk music as well as Czech and Slavic musical traditions. Marta began singing in two choirs, where she sang a wide range of repertoire in many languages and studied music theory and ear training for eight years. Later, she continued with voice, guitar, Venezuelan cuatro and percussion lessons. Establishing herself as a steady creative force on the New York music scene from 1996-2012, Marta collaborated with some of the best musicians from the Latin, jazz and world-music circles, and this experience forged a captivating mix of styles in her work.
Chilean songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Alejandro Soto Lacoste is a leading musician of the Chilean music scene. He studied piano, guitar, accordion and singing. He also studied counterpoint, harmony and composition with Chilean professor Fernando Carrasco, and later assisted him with projects with the Philharmonic Orchestra. Alejandro then mostly focused on Latin-American folk music and popular songs, composing and collaborating with musicians such as the well-known Chilean songwriter Nano Stern, the group Aranto, and many others. For the last sixteen years, he has been living in Germany and has been working mostly on the Berlin music scene. He released three solo albums, Puente de luz (2020), Presente (2013) and Interiores (2008). In 2012 he began playing with Marta Topferova in the "Trova" quartet, along with another Chilean multi-instrumentalist, Cristian Carvacho.
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