On 2 July, at 10:00 P.M., Cañizares will participate in the Festival Internacional de Música y Danza de Granada, with a guitar duet concert.
Owing to the current circumstances, no audience will attend, but the concert will be broadcast online.
In this difficult situation around the world, Cañizares has written a message for all readers of NewsLetter. From today until the end of April 2020, we offer you the free download of his flamenco album “El Mito de la Caverna”.
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In 2020 we celebrate the Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan, and Cañizares is working full steam ahead in the Artistic Swimming Spanish National Team.
In 2020 he will travel to Japan three times: during the Olympic Games, for his tour, and for the presentation of the album Rodrigo por Cañizares. He shall also visit other countries in Asia and Latin America.
Concierto Al-Andalus, composed by Cañizares and dedicated to his friend and mentor Paco de Lucía, has come again to Pamplona with the Navarra Symphonic Orchestra conducted by master Josep Pons.
This concert presents many flamenco features, including flamenco hand-clapping.
Cañizares gave a solo concert in Gibraltar. The event was celebrated in The Convent Ballroom, a historical building built in the 16th century.
The concert was a great success. The repertoire was a wonderful mix of flamenco music by Cañizares and pieces of Spanish music arranged for guitar by Cañizares.
As a show of solidarity with those who suffered the consequences, the Gran Canaria Philharmonic Orchestra, directed by master Maestro Chichon offered an extraordinary concert and invited several first-rate artists to participate. They offered to play for free, as did master Chichon, in order to show their sympathy with the people from the Canaries.
Cañizares took part in this event, playing Rodrigo’s Fantasía para un Gentilhombre as a soloist.
You can watch the Free duet event, the music of which was arranged by Cañizares and played by himself accompanying the great opera singer Plácido Domingo; the choreography was arranged by Antonio Najarro, director of the National Spanish Ballet
On Wednesday March 13th, Teatro Circo Price, in Madrid, was the epicentre of Spanish music, with the MIN Awards ceremony, which was attended by candidates, family and friends.
Cañizares’s latest álbum El Mito de la Caverna, has been made a NOMINATED to the Best Flamenco Album Award, Premios MIN 2019 (Premios de la Música Independiente).
The award ceremony will take place in Circo Price, Madrid on March 13th.
The album “Omega “, by Enrique Morente, released in 1996, is probably one of the most controversial and influential albums in the history of flamenco.
The documentary film ‘Omega’ premiered in 2016, presented the process that led to the release of the album, the problems that had to be overcome…