Without a doubt, Santiago Lara is currently respected as one of the most important names in the new generation of flamenco guitarists. De Jerez, with only 30 years, has received some of the most prestigious guitar awards including the Bienal de Sevilla and the Nacional de Arte Flamenco de Córdoba 2013 (2nd).
Santiago, producer, composer and musical director, with three albums on the market, has made several world tours accompanying duo Manolo Sanlucar and has participated in his recordings and tours with symphony orchestra. He has also made world tours with the dancer Mercedes Ruiz, for whom he has composed the music of all his
With the help of these two great artists he has played in such prestigious places as the Teatro Real (Madrid), Queen Elizabeth Theater London), Theater de la Ville (Paris), Maison de la danse (Lyon), Ewerk (Berlin) … soloist has performed in other world class venues such as the Bimhuis (Amsterdam) or the International House of Music (Moscow) … and has toured Germany, Holland and... +
In his performances in Spain it is worth mentioning his time at the Bienal de Sevilla and the Guitar Festival of Córdoba. As a producer, in addition to his own albums, he has made three albums of cantaores of the new generation such as José Lara, Londro and David
Lakes Santiago, a serious and dedicated artist, is characterized by the constant development of a
own language, recognizable in its touch. In the same way, it stands out for always offering passion in its shows, obtaining the best response from the audience
where his music and guitar are called to sound.
As a soloist he has performed concerts in such important places as Festival de Jerez, Bienal de Sevilla, Cordoba Guitar Festival, Flamenco Thursdays of Cajasol, Flamenco Festival of Mont de Marsan (France), Flamenco Festival of Tampere (Finland), Flamenco Festival from Querétaro (Mexico), Bimhuis in Amsterdam, Moscow Music House, Berlin Embassy, Flamenco Festival London etc.
1st Prize of the national guitar contest (young) of the Peña Los Cernícalos
1st Prize of the Seville Biennial, Giraldillo year 2000
1st National Prize “Sabicas” in Calasparra (Murcia)
Award “La mistela” to the touch
Award for the best debut album for “The path of the impossible”, by the portal
2nd Prize at the Nacional de Córdoba 2013
Prize of the critic of the Festival de Jerez for the shows “Juncá” and
Prize of the public of the Festival de Jerez for the show “Ella”