“Her physical authority is at one with her amazing voice. A tough act to follow.”—The Guardian
The Spanish superstar Estrella Morente belongs to a true flamenco dynasty. Her father and musical mentor is legendary singer Enrique Morente; her accompanists include veteran guitarist Manolo Sanlucar as well as new flamenco stars Ketama. Her recordings and live performances have been showered with praise by critics and audiences in her native Spain as well as internationally; she was twice nominated for a Latin Grammy. She gained a loyal following after her appearance on the soundtrack of Pedro Almodóvar’s Oscar-nominated film Volver, performed in the film by actress Penélope Cruz. Cleveland debut.
These programs made possible in part by the Ernest L. and Louise M. Gartner Fund, the P. J. McMyler Musical Endowment Fund, and the Anton and Rose Zverina Music Fund.