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The young voice of Sebastian Cruz will be singing in Barcelona accompanied on the guitar by Raul Cantizano in a Concert organized by the Sociedad Flamenca Barcelonesa El Dorado on April 15.
Sebastian Cruz Marquez, born in 1977 in Beas, province of Huelva, is a singer from family tradition. Since he was 12 years he has been singing in parties, clubs and festivals and he was awarded with a scholarship from the Cristina Herdeen Foundation where he could receive lessons from maestros in the Flamenco art like José de La Tomasa, Calixto Sánchez, Paco Taranto o Esperanza Fernández. In 2003 he started his solo career at the same time that he kept collaborating in Tablaos Flamencos and in these last two years he has been guest vocalist singer (cantaor) on the National Ballet of Spain and also active with his concerts in Peñas de Andalucia. He is currently preparing his first record.
Raul Cantizano is an atypical Flamenco guitarist as before playing flamenco he got a Bachelor of Fine Arts on Sculpture by the University of Seville in 1999, and after several years of study and research in the field of experimental music he gets into flamenco through a grant from the Fundación Cristina Heeren de Arte Flamenco in 2000. Since then he is usually playing in tablaos in Seville and has participated in several festivals and Flamenco Peñas throughout Spain and has also played in different festivals in many countries like USA, Turkey, Holland, France, England, Japan and Portugal.
The Sociedad Flamenca Barcelonesa El Dorado is a cultural association with the aim to implement a permanent space to spread the Flamenco Art in Barcelona, with a wide program of activities and cultural events that cover various aspects: Flamenco concerts, lectures, films, exhibitions and workshops, so as to contribute to the dissemination and knowledge of the Flamenco Art.
The concert will take place in the New Municipal Complex Centre Civic Parc-Sandaru in 21 Buenaventura Muñoz street corner with Napols.