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Presentation of the Flamenco Festival USA / Flamenco Festival LONDON

With this edition that begins on February 12th, it’s been nine years of Flamenco Festival which this year travels to Washington, New York, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami and London over a period of six weeks.
February 10, 2009


The high-powered program includes Dorantes-Arcángel, Isabel Bayón’s company, the Antonio Gades Company (celebrating the 25th aniiversary of the creation of “Carmen”), Estrella Morente, Los Farruco, Merche Esmeralda-Belén Maya-Rocío Molina-Diana Navarro (“Mujeres”), Eva Yerbabuena and the Ballet Nacional de España under the direction of José Antonio celebrating their 30th anniversary.

Performances will take place at key places such as Carnegie Hall and New York’s City Center, as well as Sadler’s Wells in  London, and there will be 39 performances of nine different shows.

PROGRAM

NUEVA YORK

SKIRBALL THEATER (NYU)
13 Feb. DorantesArcángel
14 & 15 Feb. “La Puerta Abierta” – Isabel Bayón Company

NEW YORK CITY CENTER
19 & 20 Feb. “CARMEN” – Compañía Antonio Gades
21 & 22 Feb. “Los Farruco”

CARNEGIE HALL
21 Feb. Estrella Morente in concert

WASHINGTON DC

LISNER AUDITORIUM
12 de Feb. Dorantes – Arcángel
14 y 15 Feb. “Carmen” – Compañía Antonio Gades
25 y 26 Feb. “Los Farruco

MIAMI

ADRIENNE ARSH CENTER
12 & 13 Feb. “Carmen” – Antonio Gades Company
19 Feb. Estrella Morente in concert
28 Feb. “Los Farruco”

FF09 USA tour

13 Feb. “La Puerta Abierta” –Isabel Bayón Company
Boston – Emerson Majestic

3 & 4 Mar. “Los Farruco”
Los Ángeles – Royce Hall

6 Mar. “Los Farruco”
San Francisco – Herbst Theater

LONDON

SADLER´S WELLS
14 Mar. Estrella Morente in concert
15 & 16 Mar. “Mujeres” – Merche Esmeralda / Belén Maya
Rocío Molina / Diana Navarro
17 Mar “Oro Viejo” – Rocío Molina
19 to 22 Mar. “Carmen” – Antonio Gades Company
23 to 25 Mar. “Santo y Seña” – Ballet Flamenco Eva Yerbabuena
27 to 29 Mar. “Sevilla Madrid Sevilla” – Ballet Nacional de España. Directed by José Antonio

Parallel cultural activities

NEW YORK (City Center)
“Andalucía Lounge” at City Center. Free guitar classes before the show in the lobby of the theater to orient the audience to flamenco via flamenco dance.

NEW YORK  (Instituto Cervantes)

February 16th – Projection of “La Ética y la Danza” by Juan Caño. Presented by Eugenia Eiriz,
Director of the Antonio Gades Foundation.  A moving biographical journey narrated by the late dancer himself.

LONDON (Cervantes Institute)
March 18th – Opening of the Antonio Gades Exposition.  Presented by Eugenia Eiriz, director of the Antonio Gades Foundation.
March 20th – Projection of “La Ética y la Danza” by Juan Caño.