Paco Pena Tickets
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|Paco Pena Flamenco Dance Company|| Carolina Theatre - Durham
|Paco Pena Flamenco Dance Company|| Knight Theatre at Levine Center for the Arts
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Paco Pena is a breathtaking Spanish flamenco guitarist, regarded as one of the best flamenco guitarists in the world. He has gained fame internationally, from his native Spain, to the US and as far as Australia. He has performed at many a famous venue, gaining fans by the thousand, each eager to see him live by ordering Paco Pena tickets. Born in Cordoba, Spain, he has been active since 1967 and is also a renowned composer, a dramatist and a mentor to many a musician. He has performed with artists such as John Williams and Eduardo Falu as well as with groups such as the Paco Pena Flamenco Dance Company and Inti Illimani.
Paco Pena is often admired by many on stage, playing his Gerundino Fernandez Guitar. He began playing the guitar at the age of six, performing professionally for the first time at the age of twelve. He was encouraged by his family towards a career in music and thus left to perform all over Spain as part of a dance and folk music program sponsored by the Spanish government. He attracted national attention during these performances and was soon sought after by the biggest flamenco companies located in Spain, in the capital of Madrid and as far as Costa Brava.
During the late sixties, Paco Pena moved to London in the UK where he began performing as a soloist, at venues such as Covent Garden’s Restaurante Antonio. At that time, flamenco was unheard of in the UK and so he began attracting much attention, gaining popularity so much so that he began performing with legends such as Jimi Hendrix. Soon after, he truly became famous internationally and so began touring the world, performing in the US at the famous Carnegie Hall located in New York City. He also performed at London’s famous Royal Albert Hall and at the Concertgebouw, located in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. At each of these venues, many saw him perform live via cheap Paco Pena tickets.
By this, Paco Pena had become a globally famous artist, synonymous with flamenco music. He started the very first flamenco university course, which was taught at the Rotterdam Conservatory of Music. In his hometown of Cordoba, Spain, he began the much celebrated Centro Flamenco Paco Pena, the Centre of Flamenco Music, which would go on to fund events such as the yearly Cordoba Guitar Festival. In 1997, he was honored by the Spanish government with the highest civilian award, the Oficial de la Cruz de la Orden del Merito, awarded by King Juan Carlos, of Spain.
Paco Pena also composed a number of unique compositions and recorded flamenco music. Some of his most famous pieces are Requiem for the Earth and Misa Flamenca. He has collaborated with many an artist and group, as well as founding his own flamenco group and performing in it. He also stages special flamenco shows, such as Quimeras in which his Flamenco Dance Company performs a story on African immigrants arriving at Andalusia and Flamenco Sin Fronteras, which explores ties between Venezuelan and flamenco music.
He is thus an artist flamenco lovers worldwide should view live, by buying Paco Pena tickets.