The singer Maria Berasarte, on an international tour

Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.

2017-03-28

The singer Maria Berasarte (Donostia, 1978) is currently on an international tour. On March 18th and 19th she gave two concerts at the 45th Hong Kong Arts Festival to present her latest album, “Súbita”. She is now performing as guest artist on Carlos Nuñez’s North American tour.

The singer Maria Berasarte (Donostia, 1978) is currently on an international tour. On March 18th and 19th she gave two concerts at the 45th Hong Kong Arts Festival to present her latest album, “Súbita”. She is now performing as guest artist on Carlos Nuñez’s North American tour.

The tour began on March 21st and will include 14 concerts in the United States and Canada. The tour will end on April 9th at the acclaimed Fairmount Theater in Montreal. This venue is well-known for organizing concerts by international artists such as Crystal Castles, The Staves and Fritz Kalkbrenner. among others.

Berasarte is known for her Iberian music. Her first album “Todas las horas son viejas” (2008) tries to transmit her passion for Portugal and its sounds. It has been recognized by the Portugal critics as the best Fado album recorded by a foreign artist.

Her discography includes two more albums: “Agua en la boca” (2014) and “Súbita” (2015). Berasarte explains that “Súbita” alludes to her youth and childhood, to the time spent in San Sebastián. It is the confirmation that music is always above the performer. This new work brings together songs like “Palhaço” by Gismonti, “Txoria txori” by Mikel Laboa and “Piensa en mí” by Agustín Lara.

The singer career has taken her to many countries, performing concerts in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Romania, Morocco, China, Mozambique, England and Portugal, were she’s had the opportunity to work with international artists including Ara Malikian, Edson Cordeiro, Gianmaria Test and Stewart Sukuma, among others.

More information of the North America tour can be found at this link.

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