La Guitarra Flamenca: Antonia Jiménez in London

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Antonio Jiménez (centre) with percussionist Nasrine Rahmani and singer Alicia Morales at Flamenco Festival London 2018 ©Thérèse Wassily Saba

The flamenco guitarist Antonia Jiménez will be returning to London on Thursday 19 July 2018 to give a solo recital at Kings Place, as part of the  four-day International Guitar Foundation Guitar Summit.

On Friday 20 July 2018, she will be giving a masterclass in flamenco guitar at Kings Place from 10am. Non-active observer participants are also welcome.

Antonia Jiménez is from El Puerto de Santa María in southern Spain but moved to Madrid many years ago for the sake of her art. Apart from having worked with many outstanding flamenco artists, such as the singer Carmen Linares, dancers Olga Pericet, Rocío Molina, Manuel Liñan, Marcos Flores, among many others, she has worked in the flamenco tablaos of Madrid for over 20 years, where she has further honed her art as an accompaniest of cante and baile, Here she is playing a Taranta

On Thursday 19 July, she will be performing solo at Kings Place

Her performance at the 2018 Flamenco Festival London was sold out and needless to say, she received a standing ovation at the end of her performance! My review of her outstanding performance at the 2018 London Flamenco Festival is published in the Summer 2018 issue of Classical Guitar magazine,

For tickets and further information about Antonia Jiménez’s Kings Place performance on Thursday 19 July 2018, and masterclass on Friday 20 July 2018, as well as the four-day IGF Guitar Summit, featuring Leo Brouwer, David Russell, Andrea Vettoretti Quartet, Housden-Tarlton Guitar Duo, What Guitar Trio, guitar-maker Gary Southwell, Nguyên Lê and his Streams Quartet, see Kings Place.

© Thérèse Wassily Saba 2018