Tablao Flamenco Cordobes will have a great international cast led by dancers Manuel Jiménez Bartolo, Karime Amaya and Sara Barrero. From the 11th to the 30th of November the historic tablao of Las Ramblas in Barcelona brings together in one stage some of the most important representatives of flamenco dance. The cast will also be made up of guitarists David Cerreduela, Justo Fernández Tuto and the singers María del Mar Fernández, Luis de la Fefa, José de La Miguela, Luis Hernández Moreno and Juanjo.
Karime Amaya, a member of the Amaya family, is the niece of Carmen Amaya, La Capitana, the most famous dancer of all time. The bailaora debuted when she was nine years old and, since then, her artistic career has grown, performing in festivals and theatres all over the world such as the United States, Japan, Mexico, France or the most important flamenco festivals in Spain, among many other places. In addition, last November 2018 Karime Amaya premiered her own show at the SAT Teatre de Barcelona: La Fuente.
La Fuente. Sara Barrero, a regular dancer in Tablao Flamenco Cordobes, began her career at the age of 16. She has danced in numerous national and international festival such as the flamenco festivals of Paris, Marseille, Lyon and Nimes in France or the US Flamenco Festival among many others and has shared the stage with renowned artists such as Belén Maya, Fernando Terremoto or Eva La Yerbabuena. It shoud be noted that in the Festival Jóvenes Valores of the city of Hospitalet, rising as the first prize Carmen Amaya.
Manuel Jiménez Bartolo
Manuel Jiménez, known artistically as ‘Bartolo’, is a dancer born in Seville who started out in the world of flamenco with the teacher Pepe Ríos. Manuel Jiménez Bartolo was trained as a professional dancer with the renowned flamenco José Galván and throughout his artistic career he toured tablaos in Seville, Madrid and Barcelona, such as our Tablao Flamenco Cordobes, where he participated in the 25th anniversary. Bartolo has also participated as principal dancer in festivals of international name such as the Bienal de Sevilla, Cité de la Musique de París, Mont de Marsan or La Caracola de Lebrija. During these years he has shared the stage with great flamenco figures such as Israel Galván, Manuela Carrasco, Juana Amaya, Tomatito, Farruquito and Sara Baras.
María del Mar Fernández
José De La Miguela
Juanjo de Nayeli
Son of the famous guitarist “El Nani”, he has played for the most famous flamenco artists, he has been guitarist of the National Ballet of Spain and has also collaborated in numerous albums. He is currently working with Tablao Flamenco Cordobes Barcelona. At 14 he began his professional career accompanying no less than Lola Flores and Merche Esmeralda. Later he joined the company of Antonio Canales in the works of Torero or Gitano.
Young guitarist born in Barcelona in the bosom of a family of flamenco artists, he began his career at the age of 14. He has played for outstanding figures such as Montse Cortés or Farruquito and his career seems unstoppable.
María del Mar Fernández
Cadiz singer Maria del Mar Fernandez already had extensive experience in Spain and abroad before conquering the Indian audience in the summer of 2011 with her song “Señorita”, the main theme of the successful Bollywood film in Spain “hacer vidas una vez” (Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, 2011 – Zoya Akhtar). Currently, María del Mar Fernández released her first solo album “A Woman Cadiz Bollywood” in 2013 and, among many other performances, the one by Canal Fiesta Radio, belonging to Radio Televisión Andalusia (LRTV), stands out.
Luis de La Fefa
Luis Fernández is a flamenco singer born in Barcelona in 1990. From an early age he began to feel flamenco and at the age of 4 he began to sing tangos with his uncle Juaneke. At the age of 14 he began to sing professionally and from the age of 18 to work in flamenco tablaos.
José de La Miguela
José de la Miguela is a Catalan cantaor who has collaborated with leading figures in flamenco, such as Antonio Canales, in addition to having worked in the main venues in Barcelona and Catalonia, including the Tablao Cordobes, Los Tarantos, the Sala Apolo, the Casino de Lloret, the Palacio del Flamenco and the Tablao de Carmen.
Juan Jose Santiago Cortes de Nayeli was born in Reus (Tarragona) on October 21, 1987, in a gypsy family of Andalusian roots (Granada and Jaen). It was his grandfather El Toronchero, a flamenco fan, who leads his beginnings in flamenco singing, also enriched by Antonio Núñez Chocolate, Manolo Caracol, Tomás Pavón, Antonio Mairena and Niña de los Peines; or newer, Camarón de la Isla, Duquende and Juana la del Pipa, among others that were completely permeating his nascent spirit of singer.