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"Versos Olvidados" by Angelita Montoya

  • NYU Washington, DC 1307 L Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20005 United States (map)
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Flamenco vocalist Angelita Montoya presents "Versos Olvidados" (Forgotten Verses), a tribute to the women poets of the Generation of 1927 who have long been forgotten.

The passionate and soulful vocalist Angelita Montoya, daughter of dancer Antonio Montoya and singer Antonia Rodríguez, La Negra, belongs to one of the most wellknown flamenco linages, the Montoyas. Since making her debut at the age of nine in the Flamenco Show “Nuevo Día”, she has worked with Familia Montoya, Fernanda de Utrera, Chocolate, Camarón, Chano Lobato, Manuela Carrasco and Pastora Galván, among others.

For this program, she will present “Versos Olvidados” (Forgotten Verses), a tribute to the women poets of the Generation of 1927 who have long been forgotten, as Cristina de Arteaga, Concha Méndez, Gloria de la Prada, María Teresa Roca de Togores, Ana María Martínez Sagi, Carolina Valencia, and Zenobia Camprubí. With music by Alejandro Cruz Benavides, she will be accompanied by Benavides on piano and Fran Cortés on guitar.

Program
- Cancionero de mi tierra (Zambra)
- La pescaora (Soleá)
- Mi galera de oro (Alegrías)
- Mi ambición… Cantar (Canción por bulerías)
- Indestructibles recuerdos (Bolero)
- Romance del Sur (Seguiriya)
- Tu cuerpo moreno (Canción errante)
- Risas y Besos (Tangos)
- No quiero mirar atrás (Bulerías)
- Versos Olvidados (Fandangos)

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