Niño de Elche, as groundbreaking flamenco artist, is set to perform his latest project Antología del Cante Flamenco Heterodoxo on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. The performance will take place at Schimmel Center in New York City.
Multi-disciplinary artist and contemporary deconstructionist Niño de Elche combines flamenco singing and toque with performance art, poetry, improvisation, minimalism, singer-songwriting, rock and electronics. The performance is curated by Isabel Soffer/Live Sounds and is part of the New York Flamenco Festival.
Niño de Elche is a multi-faceted cantaor (flamenco singer who mixes flamenco singing and guitar with performance art, poetry, improvisation, minimalism, rock and electronics. His latest work features various Spanish musical styles and poetry such as classical zarzuela pieces, versions of Federico Garcia Lorca’s songs, the fandangos of Helios Gómez, and the caracoles (flamenco subgenre) of Valcárcel Medina.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.