Berkeley, California, USA – Spain’s most famous contemporary
Baras, will bring her powerful, passionate dances to Cal
Performances at Zellerbach Hall on Saturday, February 12 at 8:00 p.m. and
Sunday, February 13 at 7:00 p.m.
Twice honored with Spain’s most prestigious dance award,
the Premio Nacional de Danza, Baras has been hailed world-wide for her
passionate intensity and elegant spirit. Performing with her company, Baras will present the Bay
Area premiere of her graceful suite of dances, Sueños, which returns to flamenco
puro, the finest and most essential form of the art. The Diario de Jerez
newspaper writes that Baras is “imbued with spicy grace by the salt mines of her
native land, her arms and hands turn the dance that she interprets into velvet.”
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.