Madrid, Spain – Some of Flamenco’s biggest names will be performing in Madrid’s subway system. The 2nd Cumbre Flamenca en el Metro de Madrid (Madrid Metro Flamenco Summit) will begin Monday, September 11th, and will run until Friday, September 15th. All performances will begin at 22:00 (10 pm) at the main lobby in the Nuevos Ministerios metro station.
The performers this year are some of Flamenco’s best known artists. Dancer María Pagés will perform September 11. The following day, September 12, will be dedicated to Flamenco song with Capullo De Jerez. On September 13, Niña Pastori will showcase the crossover face of Flamenco song. Mayte Martín, considered the finest female singer of her generation, will perform Thursday, September 14. The festival will end on Friday, September 15, with guitar maestro Enrique De Melchor.
Last year, guitarist Tomatito was a featured artist. Metro de Madrid is a pioneer in providing extensive multicultural arts programming to its users. It’s at the forefront in Europe in the use of public spaces for the performing arts featuring renowned artists.