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Wednesday, February 16, 2022  ·  8:30 PM CST

Andrea Salcedo Flamenco Guitar Quartet

4544 N Lincoln Ave · Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall · 773.728.6000

World Music Wednesdays

A weekly showcase of world music and dance featuring the best local and touring talent! Most shows are Wednesday nights at 8:00 PM.

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Born in Mexico and raised in Chicago, Andrea Salcedo is the first female flamenco guitarist from her home country and one of the few performing in the international musical scene. She has received acclaim in “El País”, one of the most important Spanish-language newspapers in the world.

A graduate of Northern Illinois University, she's currently residing in Madrid, Spain where she studies her third year at the Fundación Casa Patas Flamenco Conservatory. Internationally Andrea has performed in Mexico, Spain, United States, Colombia, Czech Republic, and China. In Spain she has been booked at some of the most prestigious flamenco festivals such as Suma Flamenca, Suma Flamenca Joven, and Festival Jerez-Off.

Andrea returns home after three years abroad to perform in Chicago. She is presenting her debut album titled “Fuente y Cauce de la Guitarra Flamenca”, produced with renowned guitarist Jesus de Rosario. Along with a special program prepared for this occasion, she'll be joined by special guests Hugo Salcedo (flamenco guitar), Diego "El Negro" Alvarez (percussion), Victor Garcia (trumpet, Freddy Quintero (bass).