Inma Rivero is a cantaora from Sevilla. Flamenco has always been a part of her life. She was born into a family of avid aficionados, the nephew of Carbonerillo of Utrera, and her origins find themselves in competitions throughout Andalucia, in which she has received many prizes, including fist prize at the Casa del Arte in 1991, Antonio Mairena, Juan Talega- Dos Hermanas, Sevialla, Ubrique. She began in recitals throughout Andalucía. That same year she became one of the performers at the famous flamenco tablao, Los Gallos, in Sevilla where she worked until 1996, when she joined the Alhama Company.
In Italy, Rivero began to give classes in cante during the summer where she worked alongside Aurora Vargas, José Mercé, Chocolate, and Diego Carrasco. In 1999, she worked in the Café de Chinitas in Madrid and El Cordobés in Barcelona. In 2002, she worked in the tablaos El Flamenco de Tokio for six months and then returns to Paco Peña and Andrés Peña’s company where she made her debut at the Festival de Dusseldoff in Germany and later at the Festival de Jerez, remaining in the company for the next six years.
Rivero has worked on several occasions with Juan Ogalla at the Festival in Los Angeles and with Manuela Ríos with whom she continues to work. She worked at the Bienal of Sevilla for several years with various artists such as Miguel Poveda at the Maestranza de Sevilla. She continues to tour the globe in Paco Peña’s company, while working with artists such as Marco Flores and Olga Pericet.