PEDRO CORTES FLAMENCO QUARTET FEAT. DANCER LA CONJA
Join us Valentine’s Day weekend for an unforgettable performance from third generation Flamenco guitarist Pedro Cortes, featuring the Flamenco dancer known as La Conja, with Ali Bello on violin and Cristobal Cintron on guitar and vocals.
Pedro Cortes has toured professionally since the age of 17, gaining international recognition as a soloist and composer. He has premiered his work En la oscuridad de las minas at the Teatro Albeniz in Madrid, as well as had works premiered by the Carlota Santana Spanish Dance Company at the Joyce Theater in New York.
Cortes was commissioned by the Cohen Brothers to compose music for the film Paris Je T’Aime. He also wrote music for HBO’s children’s program Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child.
He has been a guest artist with the St. Louis Opera and the New York Grand Opera, and has performed as Musical Director with the Guthrie Theater in Garcia Lorca’s Bodas de Sangre.