Flamenco Star Estrella Morente to Perform in Los Angeles

Estrella Morente - Photo by Paco Manzano
Estrella Morente – Photo by Paco Manzano
Spanish flamenco singer Estrella Morente, the daughter of extraordinary cantaor Enrique Morente, is scheduled to perform on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 7:00 PM at Royce Hall. Estrella has spent her entire life working within a centuries-old musical tradition. At the age of seven she embraced the flamenco tradition by performing live with her father.

Known today in the U.S. for giving voice to Penelope Cruz’s character in acclaimed filmmaker Pedro Almodovar’s masterpiece Volver, Estrella Morente represents, to many, the future of the art form.

Estrella Morente’s discography includes: Autorretrato, Mujeres, Mi Cante y Un PoemaMy Songs & And A Poem, Calle Del Aire, and Volver

Her remarkable ensemble carries her voice with textured guitar work and the subtle yet hypnotic artistry of palmas (handclapping percussion). In her Los Angeles debut, Estrella will grace the Royce Hall stage in a concert evening imbued with her elegance, passion and gracefulness.

$20 – $60 ($15 UCLA Students)

Author: World Music Central News Department

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