Venue Details

Irvine Barclay Theatre
4242 Campus Drive Irvine, CA 92612
949-854-4646
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 16 members
Nannette Ortiz
Review from Nannette Ortiz
22 events 13 reviews

Excellent. Enjoyed the various flamenco performance dance styles. Well balance show and the singers and guitarist were excellent!

reviewed Aug 08 2008 report as inappropriate
Rudi Rudi
Review from Rudi Rudi
42 events 12 reviews

I enjoyed it. Great night for flamenco.

reviewed Aug 12 2008 report as inappropriate
Helen Elich
Review from Helen Elich
28 events 8 reviews

The dancers were incredible, the passion of the music and dance was in full force.

reviewed Aug 10 2008 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

**Learn more about Somos Flamencos, and see a video clip, at the Barclay’s website.

Description

The New World Flamenco Festival has ordered up a big new show that will be rehearsed in Spain and presented in its world premiere. _Somos Flamencos _celebrates flamenco’s most treasured traditions of improvisation and spontaneity among its dancers, singers and guitarists. Yaelisa, the Festival’s artistic director, is guest-directing this extraordinary ensemble of Spain’s top dancers, musicians and singers.

In response to some of its other original shows – Jerez, Puro; _Sin Fronteras _starring Savion Glover; and _Y Una Batita de Cola _- the Festival has been asked to represent this show on a national tour during the 2009-2010 season. The run has been extended to five nights of vibrant dance, majestic cante, and soulful guitar.

Bailores/Dancers:          

Maria José Franco, Juan Ogalla, Andrés Peña, Yaelisa, David Paniagua

Cantaores/Singers:           

Encarna Anillo, David Lagos, Manuel de la Malena, Miguel Gonzalez “El Picuo”

Guitarristas/Guitarists:        

Eugenio Iglẽsias, Miguel Perez, Ricardo Rivera

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