Flamenco at the Troubadour

Posted by Caroline Lofts

Paco Peña embodies both authenticity and innovation in flamenco. As guitarist, composer, dramatist, producer and artistic mentor he has transformed perceptions of this archetypal Spanish art form.

Born in the Andalucian city of Córdoba, Paco Peña began learning guitar from his brother at the age of six and made his first professional appearance at the age of 12. In the late 1960s he left Spain for London, where his recitals of flamenco music captured the public imagination.

Venues for his solo performances have included the intimate Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club and the monumental Royal Albert Hall in London, New York’s Carnegie Hall and the Concertgebouw, in Amsterdam. He has shared the stage with fellow guitarists, singers and instrumental groups, bridging diverse musical genres, including classical, jazz, blues, country and Latin American.

And now he is celebrating the place of The Troubadour in London’s flamenco history on Sunday, February 23. It is a show not to be missed. Tickets need to be purchased in advance and are being sold for £10 via vera@flamencomag.demon.co.uk

Enjoy!

The Troubadour Club
265 Old Brompton Rd, SW5 9JA 
020 7370 1434

 

 

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