Carmen Linares at The 7th Cross-Culture Warsaw Festival.
CARMEN LINARES is the stage name of Carmen Pacheco Rodríguez, she is one of the finest flamenco singers in Spain.. Born in 1951 in Linares, Jaén Province, she came to Madrid with her family in 1965.
Her professional career began in the dance company of Carmen Mora, and she made her first recording in 1970.
She was awarded Spain's Premio Nacional de Música for interpretation in 2001.
She's a complete flamenco artist, conscious of her art, the lady of el cante with great control of it and power to give both a cry and a whisper when the song requires it.