Dulce Pontes will be the artist in charge of inaugurating the next 23 October, to 21.00 hours in the Auditorium, the cycle ‘Arts and Other Music’, with which the cultural center opens its spaces and its programming to new audiences and sounds from the hand of the main stars of the moment.
The Portuguese diva, Essential voice of Portuguese music and undisputed figure of global music, visit Valencia with his most recent artistic proposal ‘Fascinação Tour’, which he dedicates to some of his main musical references.
In this new show, the composer and performer of ‘Canção do Mar’ pays tribute to three of the artists who have most influenced her 30 years of successful career: Elis Regina, one of the great icons of Brazilian popular music; the Portuguese Amália Rodrigues, queen of fado and universal ambassador of this genre; together with the Italian composer Ennio Morricone, maestro, mentor and, especially, friend of the artist.
In his performance in Arts, Dulce Pontes will be accompanied by three instrumentalists with international experience: the Cuban Yelsy Heredia, considered the best double bass of his generation and a regular collaborator of Chucho Valdés; Luis Warrior, recognized as one of the most prestigious Portuguese guitarists; and pianist, also Cuban, Sergio Fernandez.
Tickets for the Dulce Pontes concert this coming Saturday, 23 October, to 21.00 hours, in the Auditori they have a price that ranges between 28 Y 40 euros.
‘Arts and Other Music’
The cycle ‘Les Arts és Altres Músiques’ will continue throughout the season giving their space to genres and musical styles little present to date in the programming.
The fascinating Ute Lemper will recover the 21 November the spirit of the Berlin cabaret of the years 20 Y 30 accompanied by an instrumental group, with a repertoire that, for the first time finds its space in Les Arts.
In the section dedicated to ‘jazz’, the Auditori de Les Arts will host the 22 June the visit of a living legend such as the American guitarist Pat Metheny, with over forty years of live performances, an immeasurable recording legacy and twenty Grammy Awards to his credit.
Photograph: Luis Garcia Marin