Amador Rojas pays tribute to the Teatro Real

Amador Rojas

Since his participation in the inaugural concert of the cycle Real Flamenco, in 2018, Amador Rojas He has never missed his appointment in the programming of the Teatro Real, where we have been able to enjoy and verify the purity of his dance and the originality of his proposals, rooted in the depths of the genre and offered with a fresh look.

Last september, the dancer and choreographer, starred in the first US tour of Flamenco Real, called Authentic Flamenco, performing together with the bailaora Yolanda Osuna, José Tomás Jiménez (guitar), Manu Soto and Bernardo Miranda (sing), Sergio Lope (saxophone and flute) and Lolo Plantón (percussion).

In this first performance of the year at Flamenco Real, the following days 18, 19 Y 20 from January, Amador Rojas wants to pay tribute to the Teatro Real, to which he has been especially linked for the last five years, Where has he been able to display his art?, your creativity and your feelings, and that has allowed dreams to come true. In these new sessions, the bailaor and choreographer wants to show The Real de Amador Rojas.

accompany you, this time, the guitar of Carlos Key, the cante of Manu Soto Y Samara Montanez, and the special participation, as guest artist, from Miriam Méndez "The barefoot princess", composer, pianist, singer and one of the jewels of new flamenco. Mendez, formed with musicians like Dimitri Bashkirov, Jan Ekier, Edith Fischer or Joaquín Achúcarro, she was one of the first pianists who dared to merge classical and flamenco music in a work called Bach for Flamenco, by Michael Haas, winner of several Grammys.

Autodidact, ambitious and enterprising, Amador Rojas begins to dance to the 7 years by the hand of maestro Farruco, who instructed him in the basics of this art. To the 12 He already danced as a soloist and created his own choreographies; to the 16 years he joins the company of Salvador Távora, and her path continues with names like Manuela Carrasco, Eva Yerbabuena or Antonio Canales. Already with his own company, receives the Revelation Artist award at the Bienal de Flamenco de Sevilla de 2008, the La Venencia Flamenca Award in 2009 y The Golden Lyre Musicianship Award, in 2010.

The cycle Real Flamenco is part of the project for the promotion and defense of flamenco undertaken by the Teatro Real that, in addition to having incorporated it into its audiovisual platform MyOperaPlayer, organizes international tours, with renowned artists, to give visibility to this universal art.

The Real de Amador Rojas It is the first show of the season that will be recorded and will become part of the MyOperaPlayer Flamenco catalog.