This year’s 15th anniversary Flamenco Festival London offers a vibrant spectrum of flamenco from the traditional Gypsy roots to its modern-day incarnations, performed by some of the world’s most outstanding and legendary flamenco dance and music talent.
Carmen Linares, Arcángel & Marina Heredia — Tempo of Light
Featuring some of the world’s greatest flamenco voices, revered singer Carmen Linares and brilliant rising starsArcángel and Marina Heredia perform with flamenco guitarists Miguel A. Cortés, Bolita and Paquito González, demonstrating the passion of flamenco from its gypsy roots through to its modern innovations. They are joined by the outstanding Ana Morales, former dancer of Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía
María Pagés Compañía — Yo Carmen
15 – 17 Feb
The undisputed queen of modern flamenco, María Pagés’ vibrant ode to womanhood fuses flamenco with poetry, in this unforgettably beautiful and radical reimagining of Bizet’s opera. In Yo, Carmen Pagés is accompanied by seven dancers and seven of Spain’s most talented musicians.
Úrsula López, Tamara López, Leonor Leal — Painter and Flamenco: J.R.T.
The Symbolist painter Julio Romero de Torres is famous for his portrayals of the archetypal ‘Spanish woman’. With dramatist Pedro G. Romero, Ursula Lopez, Tamara Lopez and Leonor Leal aim to break all the clichés and stereotypes with this “hypnotizing performance” (ABC, Spain)
Isabel Bayón Compañía — Dju-Dju
In an extraordinary collaboration, avant-garde choreographer and dancer Israel Galván directs classical dancer Isabel Bayón as she reinvents herself, exploring the demons and superstitions of the flamenco world, alongside dancers Alicia Márquez and Nieves Casablanca.
Gala Flamenca La Chana — Guest Artists: Antonio Canales, Farru, Gema Moneo
21 – 23 Feb
Four champions of flamenco puro come together in a homage to the legendary flamenco queen La Chana. Directed by Ángel Rojas this spectacular programme features the master of flamenco Antonio Canales, two young dancers from two flamenco dynasties El Farru and Gema Moneo, and, in a rare appearance, the “sorceress” (New York Times), La Chana herself.
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