The Huelva artist Argentina dedicates his performance this friday, 23 of April, at the Teatre Martín i Soler within the cycle ‘The Arts is flamenco’, to the purest repertoire of cante jondo.
Accompanied by José Quevedo ‘Bolita’ on guitar and Los Mellis in the backing vocals, clapping and cheering, the cantaora has prepared a classic cante program for the audience of Les Arts, in which he will perform traditional flamenco styles.
Powerful voice artist and graceful phrasing, Argentina is one of the great ladies of today's flamenco, of unavoidable presence in the main cycles dedicated to this genre.
His irruption in 2006 with the album ‘Argentina’ it became one of the most celebrated debuts of the genre, with the Critics Award for Best Revelation Cante Album, in addition to grabbing the top positions in the charts of the main Andalusian music radio formulas.
Twice nominated for a Latin Grammy, the figure of the Huelva, with five discs on the market, grows unstoppable in the national music scene with performances in the main Spanish theaters and auditoriums, as well as in the international circuit, especially in the United States, where he has performed at the Hollywood Bowl together with the Los Angeles Philharmonic under the direction of Gustavo Dudamel, and in the legendary SOB’s room in New York.
Argentina highlights, Likewise, for the versatility of his voice, that allows you to make your own from flamenco genres such as fado, the tango, Bolero, the ranchera, la copla… The cantaora has just released her latest single, 'Someone tell me', a new version of the theme by the great Panamanian author Omar Alfanno.
Les Arts reminds that the tickets for the Argentina concert have a single price of 30 euros.
With this performance, Argentina returns to the Palau de les Arts, where he first performed in 2012 as a guest artist of the National Ballet of Spain in 'Suite Sevilla'.
The Arts is flamenco
Elche boy, the next 7 of May, will be in charge of closing the second edition of ‘Les Arts és flamenco’ at the Teatre Martín i Soler. Arts, in its opening to new audiences, dedicates in its programming a monographic cycle to flamenco, declared intangible cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO. Through outstanding figures of cante jondo, the arts center seeks to offer lovers of the genre an offer with which to enjoy the diversity of one of the most important signs of identity of Spanish culture.