XV Fuego Flamenco Festival
Gala Hispanic Theatre and the 15th International Fuego Flamenco Festival bring leading Flamenco artists from Spain and the United States to Washington audiences.
Fuego Flamenco XV, with honorary producers Lynne and Joseph Horning, is an exploration of traditional Flamenco and its breadth and diversity through contemporary expressions.
This year’s program includes Edwin Aparicio and Aleksey Kulikov’s Entresueño featuring the Flamenco Aparicio Dance Company and several international guest artists, a work that premiered at GALA in 2006, and Raíz de 4 by Rafael Peral and María Adame, a showcase of Spanish dancing, singing, guitar and percussion.
- From November 7 to November 10. Thursday through Saturday at 8 pm, and Sunday at 2 pm. Buy tickets.
- By Flamenco Aparicio Dance Company.
Edwin Aparicio and Aleksey Kulikov reimagine Aparicio’s acclaimed Entresueño, a work that explores the border of consciousness where memories blur and mix with imagination, and reality gives way to dreams. Musical direction by Ricardo Marlow.
Raíz de 4
- From November 14 to November 17. Thursday through Saturday at 8 pm, and Sunday at 2 pm. Buy tickets.
- By Rafael Peral and María Adame in collaboration with Madrid’s Fundación Conservatorio Flamenco Casa Patas.
Raíz de 4 delves into Flamenco’s most primitive roots, those very origins that evoke the convergence of cultures and the folklore of Spain. Some of the purest styles of Flamenco are featured in an electrifying performance by two of Spain’s most distinguished artists.