Joquín Cortés, the world’s most renowned flamenco dancer, presented his latest show, called “Esencia”, on 11 May at Teatre Tívoli in Barcelona. The artist has had a spectacular reception of his devotees in the city and of foreign public who comes attracted by his fame. “Essence” is a show that has forty artists on stage: nine Spanish dancers, one dancer, one contemporary dancer, 17 musicians and different singers.
Joaquín cortes was born in Córdoba in 1969, and conserves a state of enviable form, necessary to be able to realize the interpretations with a wild point, with its mixtures of style and traditional in its form to act.
The argument of “Esencia”, according to Joaquín Cortes’s words, is a walk through his life, from his gypsy beginnings, following his uncle the bailaor Cristóbal Reyes, passing through his classes of classical ballet when he wanted to sign Azari Plisetski for his school in St. Petersburg. To this day, become a star.
After Barcelona, Joaquín Cortes will begin a world tour to present his new work all over the planet.