Flamenco artist Savannah Fuentes will bring her latest work, “Oceans, Flamenco en Vivo,” to Sequim and Port Townsend next week.
The Sequim show is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Dungeness Schoolhouse, 2741 Towne Road.
Tickets are $22 for general admission, $35 for VIP reserved seating, $13 for students and $7 for children.
The Port Townsend performance is slated for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Chameleon Theater, 800 W. Park Ave.
Tickets are $25 for general admission, $37 for VIP reserved seating and $15 for students.
Tickets for both shows are available at www.brownpapertickets.com.
The water-themed presentations will feature singer-percussionist Jose Moreno and guitarist Pedro Cortes. Both musicians are third-generation Spanish Flamenco artists who live in New York City.
The all-ages performances are the third and fourth engagements of a 29-date that tour that begins in Bellingham and ends in Southern California.
Fuentes, born in Seattle to parents of Puerto Rican and Irish ancestry, is one of the only touring artists in the Pacific Northwest region with strong links to Flamenco culture.
She studies both baile (Flamenco dance) and cante (Flamenco singing) and has toured throughout the states of Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Utah, Montana, Idaho, Colorado and Arizona.
She has independently produced more than 300 performances and workshops featuring internationally recognized Spanish Flamenco Artists such as Jose Anillo, Saray Munoz, Jesus Montoya and Juanarito. She has studied with artists such as Guadiana, Joaquin Grilo, Eva Yerbabuena, El Farru and Isabel Bayon.
She attributes her formation as an artist to her most significant mentor, Maestra Sara de Luis, and said she continues to evolve as an innovator and performance artist.
Cortes comes from a family of Spanish Gypsy guitarists and began his studies with his father and Flamenco guitarist Sabicas.
Having toured professionally since the age of 17, he is gaining international recognition as a soloist and composer.
He has been guest artist with the St. Louis Opera and the New York Grand Opera, and has been commissioned by and performed as musical director with the Guthrie, Theater In Garcia Lorcas “Bodas de Sangre.”
Cortes is artistic director of his own Flamenco group, and also musical director of Palo Seco.
Born into a family of famous Flamenco artists Estrella Morena and Pepe de Málaga, Moreno began his Flamenco career during his childhood years. His debut was at the famous Tablao flamenco Costa Vasca. He continued his studies with the Great Manolete, Farruquito, and Andres Marin and Cajon Percussion with Manuel Soler.
Most recently, he performed in the 2014-15 season of “Carmen” at The Metropolitan Opera in New York City and the 2015-16 season of “Carmen” at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., for the Washington National Opera.