Berklee Summer in the CityAriadna Castellanos Rivas
Born in Madrid, Ariadna Castellanos began playing the piano at 6 years and at 17 won a full scholarship to Guildhall School of Music where she studied classical piano. But she was always close to flamenco music and when she returned to Spain, she worked with numerous flamenco artists such as: Niño Josele, Jorge Pardo, Agustín Carbonell "El Bola," and Javier Limón.
Last year, she led the honorary tribute to Paco de Lucía. She has also been touring through the big stages of America and Europe with her Middle Eastern flamenco quintet.
She has recorded for Alejandro Sanz, Sandra Carrasco, and José Mercé, and in the spring she will start her tour with other young rising flamenco talents from Spain.
She just recorded her first album with acclaimed producer Javier Limón.