Flamenco’s Morente comes to Istanbul
Flamenco dancer Estrella Morente will perform at İş Sanat on Feb 6.World-famous Spanish flamenco dancer Estrella Morente will be in Istanbul at İş Sanat on Feb. 6 as part of a continuing world tour.
The daughter of flamenco legend Enrique Morente, Morente’s success traces back to her childhood. At 7 years old, she sang for the legendary guitarist Sabicas and at 17, she gave her first solo concert in Madrid.
One of the best loved artists of Spain, Estrella has won innumerable awards including the Ondas Prize for best flamenco performer and was shortlisted for a Latin Grammy and the Premio Amigo.
In early 2001, Morente released her first album, “Mi Cante y un Poema,” for which her father was the spiritual guide and producer. During the same year, she produced her second album, “Calle del Aire,” drawing praise from the press for its eclectic style and novel approach. Morente’s first and second albums have gone platinum and gold, respectively.