Flamenco Festival 2014 in Los Angeles

Flamenco Festival 2014 in Los Angeles

The festival presents more that 100 artists in 33 theaters, 24 cities and 70 shows all over the United States.

Flamenco Festival presents the vibrant spectrum of flamenco, with the traditional Gypsy roots and contemporary interpretations represented by some of the world’s finest Spanish dancers and musicians of today. The tour continues through the U.S. with passion, drama and lighting footwork in a two-week celebration of flamenco.

TOMATITO: ‘TOMATITO SEXTET’

  • On March 11 at 8 pm at Irvine Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA.
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  • Multiple Latin Grammy winner considered the finest guitarist of his generation. Tomatito thrillingly blends traditional flamenco and jazz in his music.

BALLET FLAMENCO EVA YERBABUENA: ‘LLUVIA’

  • On March 15 at 8 pm and March 16 at 3 pm at Irvine Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA.
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  • Eva Yerbabuena has been enthralling audiences with her explosive footwork, graceful movement, and innovative choreography for more than 15 years. She is mostly appreciated for her duende, the soulfulness and emotional depth that is the hallmark of great flamenco dancers.

Gala Flamenca: Antonio Canales, Carlos Rodríguez, Karime Amaya, Jesús Carmona

  • On March 14 at 8 pm at Valley Performing Arts Center, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330.
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  • One of the greatest flamenco masters, Antonio Canales, will be joined by Carlos Rodríguez, known for his bold mix of contemporary dance and traditional flamenco; the riveting Karime Amaya, who has earned praise following in the footsteps of her great-aunt, the legendary Carmen Amaya; and the young sensation hailed as the future of flamenco, Jesús Carmona.

Estrella Morente: ‘Autorretrato’ (‘Self-portrait’)

  • On March 16 at 7 pm at the UCLA Performing Arts, 340 Royce Drive b100, Los Angeles, CA 90095.
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  • Estrella Morente has dazzled audiences and critics alike with her compelling performances of flamenco and popular Spanish songs that brings a fresh approach to the Andalusian tradition. Her work has been showered with praise by critics and audiences worldwide since the release of her debut album in 2001; she has twice been nominated for a Latin Grammy. She was the voice of Penelope Cruz in Pedro Almódovar’s Oscar-nominated film Volver.
    A singer of amazing power and rhythmic control… As everyone in Spain knows, when she sings, it can be difficult to take your eyes off her. (The New York Times).

  • Performing arts
  • Los Angeles
  • Tue, March 11 —
    Sun, March 16, 2014

Venue

Venue map

Various venues in Los Angeles, CA

More information

Festival's website

Credits

Presented by Irvine Irvine Barclay Theatre, Valley Performing Arts Center and the UCLA Performing Arts. This tour is organized by Flamenco Festival. Sponsored by Instituto Andaluz del Flamenco, INAEM; additional support provided by SPAIN arts & culture, Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional (UE) and Andalucía se mueve con Europa. Photo: Eva Yerbabuena in Lluvia.

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