Biography

Esperanza Fernández

She is currently one of the main voices of flamenco singing; with great versatility when it comes to lending her voice to very different musical aesthetics.

Names like Yehudi Menuhin, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Mauricio Sotelo, Edmon Colomer,

Rosa Torres Pardo, Angel Gil Ordoñez, Myriam Makeba, Enrique Morente, Noa, Edward Simmons, Juan de Udaeta, Rafael Riqueni, Kiko Veneno, José Miguel Évora and formations such as Trío Accanto, Perpectives Ensemble (NYC), Lim (Madrid), Orchestra National of Spain, Orchestra of Barcelona and National of Catalonia, Philharmonic Orchestra of Malaga, Young Orchestra of Andalusia, The Wesleyan Ensemble of the Americas, Galonan Esperanza Fernández career.

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Her artistic diversity has led her to perform concerts in different formations such as duos, trios, quartets, band, jazz, big-band, chamber orchestra and symphony, etc …

Her international projection has reached places like New York, Paris, Bergen, Lisbon, Tampere, Brasilia, Marrakech, Cologne, Brussels, Rome, Toulouse, Connecticut, Thessaloniki, Athens, Jerusalem, etc …

Gitana (Gipsy) born in the neighborhood of Triana that has received the flamenco heritage in a family of important singers, guitarists and dancers.

She carries flamenco in his veins, endowed with privileged conditions to sing, from her throat comes a delicate and precious voice that puts at the service of her talent.

Esperanza Fernández is one of the best voices of flamenco today, who has already found in her one of her unquestionable figures.

She has a deep knowledge of traditional flamenco, his voice does not tremble, nor the desire to face new challenges, however complicated they may seem.

Her impressive sense of compás, her harmony and temperament, a voice rich in nuances and great elegance allow her to break through the most traditional paths of flamenco as in other experiences close to fusion, musical miscegenation and the classical world performing “La Brief Life “,” El Amor Brujo “,” Seven Spanish Songs “and participating in the recovery of the opera” Margot “by Joaquín Turina (Teatro de la Maestranza de Sevilla 1999).

During her career Esperanza has been awarded the Andalucía Joven de Flamenco Prize awarded by the Ministry of Culture of the Junta de Andalucía

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Chosen by the Author Foundation (SGAE) to represent Spain in Pop Komm ’97 held in Cologne.

Her second CD “Recuerdos” unanimously wins the “El Público” award from Canal Sur television and the “Flamenco Hoy” award for the best 2007 flamenco album granted by a vote of the National Flamenco Critic (54 specialists from Spanish newspapers) .

With this album she was nominated to the Latin Grammys as the best flamenco record.

That same year, the XV Bienal de Flamenco de Sevilla awarded her the “Giraldillo del cante” as the best example of the interpretation of flamenco forms both in her traditional meaning and in her new languages.

She also has the Clara Campoamor Prize.

In 2009 she receives the Al Andalus awards and the XII Andalusian Gipsy.

Her hometown is awarded with the prestigious MEDAL DE SEVILLA this 2019.

The Foundation Institute of Gypsy Culture, grants the “Awards of Gypsy Culture April 8” in 2015.

With her third album, under the direction of David Peña Dorantes “My voice in your word”, with the poems of the Novel Prize José Saramago; she has made many successes in her tour of Spain and Europe.

She made the documentary film “Playing Lecuona” a homage to Maestro Lecuona, with important musicians of the likes of Omara Portuondo, Ana Belén, Raimundo Amador, Chucho Valdés, Michel Camilo and Gonzalo Rubalcaba.

Her shows “De lo Jondo y verdadero” and “Oh Vida!” they reap great successes worldwide.

Currently she is immersed in different projects that will soon be released.

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