Ciudades (Cities) Northwest Flamenco Tour comes to the Lincoln City Cultural Center April 21st for a one night only presentation of Spanish Flamenco. The performance is the sixteenth stop on dancer Savannah Fuentes's latest tour. Savannah has independently brought internationally recognized Flamenco artists to diverse communities throughout Oregon, Washington and Idaho for the past 5 years. Ciudades celebrates this unique art form with 24 presentations of Flamenco music and dance in 4 states. Savannah will be joined by renowned Gypsy singer Jesus Montoya of Seville as well as master guitarist Pedro Cortes..
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Jesús Montoya is from Seville, Spain. Born into the one of the oldest Gypsy families. Jesus was steeped in flamenco purity and power, earning him the name " El Rey Del Fandangos Grande" at age 7. By age 9 he had started his professional singing career. and at age 13 he had started to tour with various professional companies. He was the featured singer for legendary Flamenco dancers Fernanda Romero, Isabel Vargas, Andres Marin, Pepe Rios, La Cipri & Manuela Salazar, Juan Ogalla, Alejandro Granados, Isabel Lopez, Omayra Amaya, Ciro, Juaquin Ruiz, Esrella Moreno, La Truco, Carmela Greco, Pepa Montes, Manolete, Jose Galvan and many more. Now a true master of the flamenco arts, Jesús is a man of overwhelming integrity who sets a paramount high standard both in self expectation and in those who work with him. In addition to his Spanish and European touring credentials, he has toured tirelessly with major flamenco companies throughout the United States and Canada to sold out audiences including: Jose Greco, Maria Benitez, La Tania, and Yaelisa & Caminos Flamencos. An accomplished recording artist as well, including CD's of original compositions as well as collaborations with various world class artists, Jesús has released his 8th CD with musical genius Osvaldo Golijov and Duetsche Grammophon which featured him as the voice of Ruiz Alonzo. The incredibly staged production and recording of "AINADAMAR" "FOUNTAIN OF TEARS" was a double winner of the 2007 Grammy Awards for "BEST CLASSICAL CONTEMPORARY COMPOSITION" and"BEST OPERA RECORDING" for How I Got My Start. Jesus has also appeared in films such as "SOMBRA DEL SOL," "SOLEDAD," and "GYPSY GIRL" and is a SAG member. In addition to being the one most respected and sought after touring flamenco singers in the US, he continues to perform with his own flamenco company "Pureza Flamenca", widely known for putting on some of the greatest and most exciting flamenco shows worldwide. This award winning 11 member company of distinguished flamenco artists are nothing less than brilliant.
Lincoln City Cultural Center (View)
540 NE Hwy 101
Lincoln City, OR 97367