"Versos Olvidados" by Angelita Montoya
March 15, 2018
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.
In this program, she presented “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.
- 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)
Angelita Montoya, daughter of dancer Antonio Montoya and singer Antonio La Negra. Angelita debuted at the age of nine with the flamenco group "Nuevo Día", directed by "Lole y Manuel". At the age of eighteen, she moved to Barcelona, where she works with artists such as Manuela Carrasco and Los Farrucos, among others. She has appeared in numerous performances in the company of artists such as Gaspar de Utrera, Chocolate, and Chano Lobato. In 1995 she joined the flamenco group Familia Montoya, making several tours within Spain. In 2000 she performed at the Flamenco Biennial of Seville, with the Montoya Family, sharing the stage with José Menese and La Paquera de Jerez.