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Flamenco Passion with Dani de Morón
22 Oct 7:00 pm|
The flamenco guitarist Dani de Morón is a leading performer of his generation, who has always worked alongside legendary flamenco performers: when he was in his 20s, he toured with Paco de Lucía as his second guitarist. He has built his career in the traditional flamenco way, developing his art through accompanying singers and dancers. On his third album called 21, Dani de Morón accompanies three outstanding gypsy singers: Duquende, Antonio Reyes and Jesús Méndez. He is an inspiration to guitarists, with his distinctive alzapúa thumb technique and the Morón style of playing flamenco with a hint swing rhythm. He has also worked with leading musicians from other styles such as jazz and world, including Dave Liebmann, Aaron Diehl, Gerardo Núñez, Yotam Silberstein and Concha Buika.
Patricia Guerrero started dance classes at her mother’s academy at the age of three, later studying with masters like Mario Maya and Rubén Olmo. She has performed in top world venues such as New York City Center Theater and Théâtre National de Chaillot, Paris. In 2010 she was invited by Carlos Saura to perform as a soloist in his show Flamenco Hoy, touring the world, and appeared in his film Flamenco, Flamenco. Shortly thereafter she became prima ballerina of the Andalusian Flamenco Ballet. Guerrero started making her own productions in 2013 and with Catedral (2016) she won Best Show at the Seville Flamenco Bienal and was nominated for two Max Awards in 2017, including Best Female Dancer. In 2018 with Distopía she was nominated for three Max Awards.