?’FLAMENCO’ / Farruquito at The Soraya, Sat., Nov. 9 @8pm in Northridge, CA
October 30, 2019
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?’FLAMENCO’ / Farruquito at The Soraya, Sat., Nov. 9 @8pm in Northridge, CA

FARRUQUITO Comes to The Soraya!

Saturday . November 9, 2019 . 8pm
The Soraya, (The Valley’s Center for the Performing Arts)
18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330

“Within moments, he proved that he is one of today’s superlative dance artists.”
—The New York Times

The Soraya is known for exceptional flamenco performances. This season we welcome the heir to the most renowned Gypsy flamenco dynasty, the man named the “greatest flamenco dancer of this new century” by The New York Times: “Farruquito” (Juan Manuel Fernández Montoya). Raised in Seville, he is the son of flamenco singer Juan Fernández Flores (“El Moreno”) and dancer Rosario Montoya Manzano (“La Farruca”).

Farruquito made his first international stage appearance at age four on Broadway, alongside his grandfather in the hit show Flamenco Puro. At the age of 11, young Farruquito was featured in the film Flamenco. In 1992, he shared the stage with his grandfather at the opening ceremonies of the Paralympic Games in Barcelona.

Blog: Flamenco Legend ‘Farruquito’!


The brilliance was there from the start. At age 11, Juan Manuel Fernández Montoya, the reigning superstar of flamenco who performs under the sobriquet of Farruquito, appeared in Carlos Saura’s influential movie Flamenco (1995). Shot in silhouette by the legendary Spanish director, the lean, long-legged, and shaggy-haired pre-teen laid down a… Article continues here!



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