Rocío Márquez: 'Visto en El Jueves' (vocals)
Please note, for this concert you will only be granted access with a Covid Safe Ticket.
Read more about the Covid rules of the Handelsbeurs.
"The voice of a new generation of cante jondo singers"
Delay is not adjustment, not even because of a specific pandemic. We welcome the Andalusian Rocío Márquez, known as the 'Star of the South'. This has everything to do with her extraordinary flamenco voice: soft and versatile with a wide palette of emotions.
In addition to delicate interpretations of the classic flamenco repertoire, this true artist also likes to push the boundaries of the genre, with forays into rock, electro and the improv scene. She presents her fifth studio album Visto en El Jueves, where she blurs the boundaries between cante and song.
Rocío Márquez has been building a solid artistic career for more than ten years. Since she won the prestigious Lámpara Minera Award in 2008, her voice has spread throughout Europe. Today she is a leading light in the flamenco scene.
Márquez has become one of the undisputed stars of contemporary cante jondo (…) She transcends labels and is one of Spain’s great artistic personalities.
A new demonstration of exceptional elegance. A mosaic of emotions captured with patience, attention to detail, and a know-how that confirms her as a master of her craft.
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Safety first during corona
As of November 18th, new house rules apply.
- Every concert there is Covid Safe Plus control.
- Masks are obligatory.
- De bar opens after the concert, with table service.
- There is ventilation with CO2-meter.
- Are you sick? Then stay home.
Livestreams via Sound of Ghent
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We look beyond the classical concert registration, with creative collaborations between band and director.