Tempo of Light is an all-star show featuring some of the leading voices in Spain today, in a virtuosic display ranging from the gypsy roots of flamenco to modern innovations. Carmen Linares, the legendary grand female voice of flamenco cante jondo (deep song), has been celebrated over the world for the extraordinary expressive power of her voice; Marina Heredia’s mercurial, impassioned voice, moves between clarity and rasp, sorrow and rage, tragedy and exultation. (NY Times) while versatile singer Arcángel, a tenor with all the dark tension that characterizes the best flamenco singers, transcends flamenco borders with a rich imagination, always grasping the roots.
Singers: Carmen Linares, Arcángel, Marina Heredia
Dancer: Ana Morales
Guitar players: Miguel Ángel Cortés, José Quevedo “Bolita”
Percussion: Paquito González
Musical Director: Isidro Muñoz
Carmen Linares, Arcángel and Marina Heredia
“Carmen Linares’ flamenco intensity, its alchemy of passion … rose to furious, desperate timeless invocations of lost love”.
“Ms. Heredia’s mercurial, impassioned voice was at the center of the music, moving between clarity and rasp, sorrow and rage, tragedy and exultation”.
“Arcángel is a tenor with all the dark tension that characterizes the best flamenco singers, he can sing with terrific attack and excitement, and the rhythmic variety he supplies to a single long coloratura phrase is fascinating”.
The New York Times