2019 American Spanish Dance and Music Festival
Ensemble Español presents the elegance and passion of Spain’s dance, music and culture at the 43rd annual American Spanish Dance and Music Festival.
Ensemble Español, a Spanish Dance Company in residence at Northeastern Illinois University, presents this three-day festival to explore the passion of Spain’s dance, music, and culture. This year’s Festival honors founder Dame Libby Komaiko.
- On Friday, June 14 at 7:30 pm. Dame Libby Komaiko tribute: Bolero. Buy tickets.
- On Saturday, June 15 at 7:30 pm. Dame Libby Komaiko tribute: Ecos de España. Buy tickets.
- On Sunday, June 16 at 3 pm. Dame Libby Komaiko tribute: Danza del Fuego. Buy tickets.
All performances include the premiere of Flamenco works Pasion Oculta (Hidden Passion) by artistic director Irma Suarez Ruiz, La Piel Desnuda (Naked Skin) in the classical Spanish style, by guest artist Carlos Rodriguez, and Flamenco Tanguillos premiere of Aires de Cadiz featuring the Ensemble Español Youth Company by guest artist Carmela Greco.