Mayte Martín is particularly well known as a cantaora and is one of the voices that have contributed the most to giving the flamenco ‘made in Catalonia’ an elegance and personality of its own. However, this artist, who is now presenting the songs from Tempo Rubato, a disc that will be published next autumn and which compiles some of the compositions that she has been working on over the years, has more strings to her bow. It is a project based on songs written by her, arranged by one of her regular collaborators, the maestro Joan Albert Amargós. The emotions are the raw material of some very beautiful songs that speak to us of romanticism and feelings, songs that Mayte’s guitar and the strings of the Quartet Qvixote endow with an exceptional sound and personality, in which classical and flamenco sounds are mixed naturally.
It is the latest offering by an artist who has never been afraid to take different musical pathways, as she showed in the 1990s, letting herself be carried away by the bolero in the company of the sadly missed jazz pianist Tete Montoliu. Now, the voice of Mayte Martin has found ideal accomplices in Amargós’s arrangements and the strings of the Quartet Qvixote, a multi award-winning group from Barcelona formed in 2006 to explore the musical repertoire for quartets, but always open to new musical experiences.
This phenomenal singer-songwriter shows us another side of her artistic life in the presentation of her latest disc, a collection of intensely emotional songs cooked on a low flame.
A production by Mayte Martín.
How to get there
- Vocals and guitar
- Mayte Martín
- Quartet Qvixote
- Dani Cubero (violin) María Sanz (violin) Bernat Bufarull (viola) Amat Santacana (cello) Ximo Clemente (double bass) Pau Figueres (guitar) Arnau Figueres (percussion)
- Joan Albert Amargós
- Sound design / Sound concept
- Miguel Torroja
- Isabel Camps
Music performed by
L1 (Espanya), L3 (Espanya; Poble Sec)
França Xica, 42; Av. Rius i Taulet /Lleida
55, 150, N0, N6
Accessible venue for people with reduced mobility. Seating reserved at the rear of the theatre. Accessible toilets. Reserved parking.
Induction loop throughout most of theatre
- This activity is part of the Grec_ Summer nights
- Teatre Grec
- 10 p.m.
- 16-26 €