Falla and Flamenco
Produced by PostClassical Productions in collaboration with the New York Flamenco Festival
"Profoundly memorable . . ." Paula Durbin, The Washington Post
A fully staged production of Manuel de Falla's flamenco masterpiece El Amor Brujo featuring the famous Spanish flamenco cantaora Rocio Bazán accompanied by Perspectives Ensemble. Performance includes Rocio Bazán singing a flamenco set with guitarist Dani de Morón, and songs by Falla and Federico García Lorca.
Flamenco cantaora - Rocio Bazan
Rocío Bazán was born in Estepona, Málaga (Spain) in 1977. As young flamenco singer (cantaora), she is considered as one of the big realities in current Flamenco. She grew up singing in flamenco festivals and soon the recognition came receiving her firsts singing awards just like "Jóvenes Cantaores" award in "Festival Internacional del Cante de las Minas de La Unión" and "Giraldillo Jóvenes Intérpretes" award in the "Bienal de Arte Flamenco de Sevilla" as an extensive records flamenco singer.
Conductor - Angel Gil-Ordóñez
Former Associate Conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra of Spain, PostClassical Productions Music Director Angel Gil-Ordóñez has conducted symphonic music, opera and ballet throughout Europe, the United States and Latin America.In the U.S., he has appeared with the American Composers Orchestra, Opera Colorado, the Pacific Symphony, the Hartford Symphony, the Brooklyn Philharmonic, the Orchestra of St. Luke's and the National Gallery Orchestra in Washington. Abroad, he has been heard with the Munich Philharmonic, the Solistes de Berne, at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival and at the Bellas Artes National Theatre in Mexico City.
Choreographer - Igal Perry
Founded by Artistic Director Igal Perry, Peridance Contemporary Dance Company (PCDC) has been a powerhouse of energetic and evocative dance since its inception in 1984. Mr. Perry, together with Executive Director Yarden Ronen, has structured the Company to explore and experiment with innovative movement and design while upholding the elegance and articulation of classical ballet, with an emphasis on performing repertory by notable choreographers.
Dancers - Peridance Contemporary Dance Company
Founded by Artistic Director Igal Perry, Peridance Contemporary Dance Company has been a powerhouse of energetic and evocative dance since its inception in 1984. Mr. Perry, together with Executive Director Yarden Ronen, has structured the Company to explore and experiment with innovative movement and design while upholding the elegance and articulation of classical ballet, with an emphasis on performing repertory by notable choreographers.
Orchestra - Perspectives Ensemble
Perspectives Ensemble was founded by its Artistic Director Sato Moughalian in 1993 as the resident ensemble for the series Perspectives in Music and Art at Columbia University. The ensemble has presented thematic concerts as well as programs on subjects that bridge the visual, musical, and literary arts, consistently receiving the highest critical accolades. Perspectives Ensemble collaborates with some of the most dynamic and visionary conductors today, including Angel Gil-Ordóñez
"El Amor Brujo is one of the finest danceworks I've seen in the past decade..."
-Phillip Gardner, Oberon's Grove, May 7, 2012
Watch a clip of the Peridance production of El Amor Brujo as premiered at Georgetown University, December 2011 with Flamenco cantaora, Esperanza Fernández.
About The NY Flamenco Festival
Flamenco Festival is dedicated to the promotion of flamenco artists outside of Spain. Flamenco Festival's international annual events showcase the leading flamenco names of today, from world renowned artists and icons of traditional flamenco to the most innovative, emerging young stars of flamenco, dance music and song. This international Flamenco Festival has become among the most important Spanish cultural events organized outside of Spain. Click here for information.
With support from Spain's Ministry of Education, Culture, and Sport