About Paco Peña
Paco Peña has thrilled audiences for many years with his masterful flamenco performances, famed for their passion and authenticity. This season the legendary flamenco guitarist returns to the Sadler's Wells stage with Flamencura.
"If you only see Flamenco once in your life, make it this" - INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
Delving into an often overlooked period of flamenco history, Paco Peña explores the many dance styles that emerged through the migration of Spanish performers to Latin America in the early 1900s, and their significant impact on flamenco today.
"A genuine virtuoso capable of dazzling an audience with technical abilities beyond the frets of mortal man" - NEW YORK TIMES
"***** The joy of dance was never brighter" - THE SUNDAY EXPRESS on A Compás! To the Rhythm
The show features four dancers from Peña's own company, a guest dancer from Venezuela and 12 virtuoso musicians and singers performing live on stage. Audiences will be taken on a journey right to the heart of Latin America, packed with all the intensity, depth and raw energy that have become this maestro's trademark.
"***** Paco Peña can conjure images of the warm south with a single stroke of the strings. Ole!" THE DAILY TELEGRAPH on A Compás! To the Rhythm