In “Entre primas”, three women are going to take the world on a journey to explore the depths of flamenco with its original compositions, through the voice of Alicia Morales, the guitar of Antonia Jiménez and the percussion of Nasrine Rahmani. As a celebration of the amazing achievements of female artists in this genre, the trio joins Flamenco Festival London with a show, both intimate and expansive, that aims to unveil traditional flamenco flavors from a contemporary perspective. Romances, taranta, marianas, granaína… Styles that immerse us in a comfortable world, open for the enjoyment of unexpected melodic detours, nuances of dynamics and dissonances, where richness and formal behavior of its compositions ensue their expressiveness and intelligibility.
Alicia Morales, a ‘cantaora’ that brings alive the purest essence of Granada with an artistic career that has been recognized with the Miguel Hernández Award, after learning with flamenco Maestros such as Antonio Gómez “El Colorao”, Luis “El Zambo”, Segundo Falcón or Juan Mesas, working with figures such as José Luis Ortiz Nuevo or Miguel Ochando, and playing in different countries, from Russia to the United States, Italy, France or Morocco
Antonia Jiménez (El Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz), the most important name among Spanish female guitarists and composers, after studying with some of the greatest masters of flamenco guitar, Enrique Vargas, Manolo Sanlúcar, Gerardo Núñez or Rafael Riqueni, and playing for singers (Carmen Linares, Juan Pinilla) and dancers (Olga Pericet, Belen Maya, Manuel Liñán, Marco Flores, Rocío Molina).
Nasrine Rahmani (born in Australia to a Mauritanian mother and Iranian father), a percussionist now recognized in Spain as the highest representative of women in flamenco percussion, that has already played with figures such as Montse Cortés, Jorge Pardo, Diego Guerrero, Carlos de Jacoba or Juanito Makandé, to name just a few, that have beem praised for her delicacy, strength and depth of language in improvisation.