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Festival Flamenco de Nimes 2016

From January 15th to 23rd, 2016, the Festival Flamenco de Nimes, which each year opens the flamenco calendar, will celebrate its 26th edition.
January 14, 2016

Dance will be represented by the Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía with their show “En la memoria del cante: 1922” - January 15th and 16th, under the artistic direction of Rafaela Carrasco and David Coria, with dancers Ana Morales and Hugo López.  And on January 22nd, dancer Patricia Guerrero will present her show “Touché”, while Seville dancer Andrés Marín brings his “Carta Blanca” to the Théâtre Bernadette Lafont.


Regarding singing, always excellently represented in this Festival, Granada singer Gema Caballero will present her record “De paso en paso”,  in addition to Extremadura singer Miguel de Tena, young José Ángel Carmona, David Lagos with his show “Made in Jerez” presented at the Festival de Jerez, and even Miguel Poveda who will offer his Recital de Cante. In the dance shows, singing will also be well-represented by singers such as José Valencia and Segundo Falcón –with Andrés Marín-, José Ángel Carmona with Patricia Guerrero and Antonio Campos and “El Pulga” with the Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía.


Special mention for the show “Dinastía de la Casa de los Sordera” – Ortodoxia y Vanguardia which includes three Sorderas, Enrique Soto, Vicente Soto and José Soto “Sorderita” which debuts in this edition of the festival.


For flamenco guitar, Cañizares will present “Cuarteto Flamenco interpreta a Falla” with second guitarist Juan Carlos Gómez, and dancers Charo Espino and Ángel Muñoz. Guitarist Pepe Fernández will also give a guitar concert accompanied by the Makarines and Piraña.


As is the custom, the Festival has a full program of complementary activities including lectures by Raquel Cantero, Cristobal Ortega, Faustino Núñez, José María Velázquez-Gaztelu and José Manuel Gamboa, in addition to photo exhibits and film.

 

Festival Flamenco de Nimes 2016

PROGRAM

Friday 15, Saturday 16. 8:00pm  Théâtre Bernadette Lafont.

Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía
En la memoria del cante : 1922

Artistic director and choreography, Rafael Carrasco, David Coria choreography.

Rafaela Carrasco, David Coria, Ana Morales and Hugo López, soloists.
Dancers: Alejandra Gudí, Florencia o’Ryan, Laura Santamaría, Paula Comitre, Carmen Yanes, Eduardo Leal, Antonio López, Alberto Sellés.
Guitars: Jesús Torres y Juan Antonio Suárez “Cano”.
Cante:  Antonio Campos and Antonio Nuñez “El Pulga”

Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía

 

Saturday 16 January 2016  5:00pm Institut Emmanuel d’Alzon.

Gema Caballero - De Paso en Paso

Gema Caballero, cante and Javier Patino, guitar.

 

Gema Caballero

Sunday 17 January 2016 a  3:00pm en  l’Odéon

Bach Flamenco

Veronica Vallecillo dance and choreography. Raphaël Perraud, violoncello

Bach por Flamenco

Sunday 17 January 2016   7:00pm  Paloma

Dinastía de La Casa de «Los Sordera»
Ortodoxia y Vanguardia

Vicente Soto «Sordera» and Enrique Soto, cante
José Soto «Sorderita», cante and guitar
Maloko Soto, cante and percussion
Manuel Valencia and Miguel Salado, guitars.

Dinastia de los Sordera

Monday 18 January 2016 a 8:00pm  Paloma.

Miguel de Tena

Con Miguel de Tena, cante
Francisco Pinto, guitar
El Aspirina, percussion
Joaquin Gonzalez, palmas and compas
Pilar García, dance

Miguel de Tena

 

Tuesday 19 January 2016 - 8:00pm Théâtre Bernadette Lafont

Andrés Marín.
Carta Blanca

Andrès Marin, dance
Segundo Falcón and José Valencia, cante (guest artists)
Salvador Gutiérrez, flamenco guitar
Daniel Suárez, percussion
Javier Trigos, clarinet
Raúl Cantizano, viola and electric guitar

Andrés Marín - Carta Blanca

Wednesday 20 January 2016 - 8:00pm  Théâtre Bernadette Lafont

David Lagos - Made in Jerez

David Lagos, Melchora Ortega and El Londro, cante
Mercedes Ruiz and Diego de la Margara, dance
Santiago Lara and Alfredo Lagos, guitar
Pedro Navarro, palmas y percussion

 

Thursday 21 January 2016 - 8:00pm  Théâtre Bernadette Lafont

Cañizares. Cuarteto Flamenco interpreta a Falla

Cañizares, guitar
Juan Carlos Gómez, guitar
Charo Espino, dance, castanets and palmas
Ángel Muñoz, dance, cajón and palmas
Music:  Manuel de Falla (part 1) y Cañizares (part 2)

Cañizares por Falla

 

Friday 22 January 2016 - 8:00pm  Théâtre Bernadette Lafont.

Patricia Guerrero - Touché

Patricia Guerrero, dance
Bruno Axel, violon (guest artist)
Paco Iglesias, guitar
José Ángel Carmona, cante
Agustin Diassera, percussion

Patricia Guerrero

Friday 22 January 2016 - 10:30pm  Odéon.

Pepe Fernández

Pepe Fernández, guitar
Los Makarines, cante
Israel Suárez «Piraña», percussion
Ané Carrasco and Juan Grande, palmas

Pepe Fernández

Saturday 23 January 2016 - 5:00pm  Institut Emmanuel d’Alzon.

José Ángel Carmona

José Ángel Carmona, guitar and cante
Agustín Diassera, percussion

José Ángel Carmona

 

Saturday 23 January 2016 - 8:00pm  Théâtre Bernadette Lafont

Miguel Poveda, Recital de cante

Miguel Poveda, cante
Dani Casares, guitar
Paquito Gonzalez, percussion
Miguel A. Soto «Londro», voice and palmas
Carlos Grillo and Diego Montoya, palmas

 

Miguel Poveda

LECTURES

Monday 18 January a 12:30pm en el  Bar del Théâtre Bernadette Lafont

Extremeñas y Flamencas *

Par Raquel Cantero

 

Wednesday 20 January 2016 a  12:30pm  Bar Théâtre Bernadette Lafont.

La Biennale de Séville 
Par Cristobal Ortega, director de la Biennale de Séville

 

Thursday 21 January 2016  12:30pm  Bar Théâtre Bernadette Lafont

Los palos del flamenco de A à Z *
Par Faustino Nuñez


Friday 22 January 2016  12:30pm Bar Théâtre Bernadette Lafont

Camarón en rito *
Par José María Velázquez-Gaztelu

 

Friday 22 January 2016  3:00pm  4:15pm Institut Emmanuel d’Alzon

Comprendre le flamenco : le chant, la guitare et la danse por soleares
Por Faustino Nuñez y José Manuel Gamboa

 

Saturday 23 January 2016  12:30pm  Bar Théâtre Bernadette Lafont.

Toros, Flamenco y Olé ! (Acto V)
Por Jacques Durand y Jacques Maigne

 

Photographic exhibit

Stéphane Barbier en Carré d’Art (mur Foster)

From Friday 15 to Saturday 23 January 2016.

Carré d’Art - Musée d’art contemporain - 16 place de la Maison Carrée, Nîmes. Acceso libre

 

Film

In collaboration with Cinéma Le Sémaphore

Sunday 17 January 2016 11:00am, with the presence of the director

Tuesday 19  4:00pm

13. MIGUEL POVEDA 

Cinéma Le Sémaphore. 25, rue Porte de France - Nîmes