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The Flamencos y Mestizos Series Returns to Madrid in December 2019

Naike Ponce & Paquete

The SGAE Foundation will present the latest edition of Flamenco y Mestizos (Flamenco and hybrids) this month. The ongoing series provides a window to emerging projects. The series will take place December 12-14, 2019 at Sala Berlanga in Madrid, Spain.

Flamencos y Mestizos will cover all aspects of current flamenco, focusing on singing, dancing, the guitar and saxophone.

Antonio Lizana – Photo by Ana Solinis

The first show will be on Thursday, December 12, with the project of young saxophonist and singer from Cádiz, Antonio Lizana, who fuses jazz and flamenco. The next concert that day will present singer Naike Ponce, from Salucar de Barrameda, accompanied by the guitar of Juan José Suárez ‘Paquete’, a member of the prestigious flamenco lineage of Los Porrina.

María Marín – Photo by Eantorique
Lucía Álvarez ‘La Piñona’

The next day, December 13, Flamencos y Mestizos will open with the self-taught vocals of María Marín, who will travel throughout the world with her voice, accompanied by her inseparable guitar. The second session of the night will showcase the dance performance of a young artist from Cádiz, Lucía Álvarez ‘La Piñona.’

La Fabi at Flamenco Eñe
Antonia Jiménez – Photo by Paco Lobato

The SGAE Foundation will conclude this series on Saturday, December 14 with the moaning style of La Fabi (Fabiola Pérez), who will present her album Frutos y flores, where she displays her powerful voice. The other artist featured, Antonia Jiménez will demonstrate that women can also embrace the curves of a guitar with fury, talent and passion.

Created in 2015, Flamencos y Mestizos has become a window for emerging artists who investigate the borders between deep flamenco and mestizo (hybrid) flamenco. The series is directed by producer, composer and singer Paco Ortega.

Shows start at 21:00 (9:00 p.m.) at Sala Berlanga, Calle Andrés Mellado 53, Madrid. Price: 5.50 euros. Advance sale at the box office and tickets.com.

Schedule

Thursday, December 12
Antonio Lizana (sax and vocals)
Naike Ponce & Paquete (vocals and guitar)

Friday, December 13
María Marín (vocals and guitar)
La Piñona (dance)

Saturday, December 14
Antonia Jiménez (guitar)
La Fabi (vocals)

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The SGAE Foundation to present ‘Flamencos y mestizos’ during April 2019 in Madrid

Flamencos y mestizos – April 2019

The SGAE Foundation is set to present a new edition of the Flamencos y mestizos series from April 11 through April 13 at Sala Berlanga in Madrid. The showcase will feature dance, singing and guitar performances by Encarna Anillo, Mónica Iglesias, ‘El Purili’, Águeda Saavedra, Rafael Riqueni and Avda Yermiyahu.

Flamencos y mestizos will start on Thursday, April 11, with the versatility of Madrid dancer Monica Iglesias (winner of the Desplante Award in La Union 2108) and the voice full of nuances of Cádiz-born Encarna Anillo, veteran cantaora (singer) nicknamed ‘La Gades’.

On April 12, the Sala Berlanga will host the movement art of Malaga dancer Águeda Saavedra, an artist forged in flamenco tablaos (nightclubs), accompanied by “El Purili”, a young rising cantaor from Cádiz.

The series will conclude with a multifaceted show on Saturday, April 13: a pairing of Israeli dancer and choreographer Adva Yermiyahu and one of the finest guitarists in Spain, Rafael Riqueni. The show fuses contemporary flamenco, traditional flamenco, performance and visual theater along with the delightful guitar of Sevillian maestro Riqueni.

Flamencos y mestizos is a showcase where all the expressions that move and thrill have a place. Created in 2015, it has become a window for emerging artists who explore the border between deep flamenco and mestizo flamenco through compositions, dance and song. All the expressions that move and thrill have a place in this encounter. This series is directed by producer, composer and singer Paco Ortega.

Program

Thursday, April 11, 9:00 p.m.
Encarna Anillo (vocals)
Monica Iglesias (dance)

Friday, April 12, 9:00 p.m.
“El Purili” (vocals)
Águeda Saavedra (dance)

Saturday, April 13, 9:00 p.m.
Rafael Riqueni (guitar)
Adva Yermiyahu (dance)

Sala Berlanga, Calle Andrés Mellado,
Price: 5.50 euros. Tickets available at box office and ticketea.com

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The SGAE Foundation to Present ‘Flamencos y mestizos’ from December 13 to 16 in Madrid

Cynthia Cano

The SGAE Foundation will present one more edition of the Flamenco and mestizo series this year. The performances begin today, December 13 and will run until December 16, 2018. The artists include Diego Amador, Lela Soto, Cynthia Cano, Israel Fernández, Claudia ‘La Debla’, and Chico Pérez in collaboration with Amparo Navarro.

Lela Soto

Flamencos y mestizos will start on Thursday, December 13 with showcases by two of the youngest artists. First, one of the most promising vocalists of the current flamenco scene, Lela Soto, heiress of the legacy of La Casa de Los Sordera (the Sordera Family). After that, bailaora (dancer) Cynthia Cano, will stage her show, full of inspiration, grace and flamenco temperament.

Israel Fernández

On December 14, the Sala Berlanga will host the pure cante (singing style) of Israel Fernández. It is 21st century flamenco with a lot of rhythm, harmony and spirit.

Claudia ‘La Debla’

The double set will close with the very young Claudia ‘La Debla’ who has managed to win the hearts of flamenco lovers with her dance.

Diego Amador

Diego Amador, known as the Gypsy Ray Charles (El Rey Charles Gitano) because of the free and energetic spirit with which he plays the piano,will present a single show on Saturday, December 15.

Chico Pérez

 The series will close on Sunday, December 16th, with Chico Pérez, an emerging pianist from Jaén, who will perform accompanied by Amparo Navarro’s dance.

Flamencos y mestizos is a showcase created to present a window to emerging artists who explore the borders between deep flamenco and mestizo (hybrid) flamenco through compositions, dance and song. This is the second installment of this series in 2018 (it has been running since 2015), directed by the producer, composer and singer Paco Ortega.

Shows start at 21:00 (9:00 p.m.) at Sala Berlanga, Calle Andrés Mellado 53, Madrid. Price: 5.50 euros. Advance sale at the box office and at ticketea.com.

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Last Day of Flamencos y Mestizos on December 17

Alfredo Tejada

 

Singers Alfredo Tejada, Alicia Gil and Eva Mengibar are set to perform tonight, December 17 at Sala Berlanga in Madrid. The show is the final part of the Flamenco y Mestizos series, produced by SGAE Foundation.

Numerous accolades support the career of the singer Alfredo Tejada Zurita (Málaga, 1979), including the coveted Lámpara Minera flamenco award in 2017. In 2005, Mario Maya introduced him to flamenco dancing, and began to perform in flamenco tablaos (nightclubs) throughout Spain. He has been part of of the Antonio Gades and Eva Yerbabuena dance companies, among others, with which he has toured many stages around the world.

 

Alicia Gil and Eva Mengibar, Navidad Cantaora

 

Alicia Gil and Eva Mengibar created Navidad Cantaora, a vocal ensemble specialized in traditional Christmas carols. Both have a long career. Additional musicians: Lito Espinosa on guitar, David “Chupete” on percussion and acclaimed bailaora (dancer) Marina Valiente, complete the formation of Navidad Cantora.

Sala Berlanga
Calle Andrés Mellado 53
Shows start at 9:00 p.m.
Price: 5.50 euros.
Tickets available at the box office and ticketea.com

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Flamencos y Mestizos Series to Present El Ingueta and Fernando Jiménez Torres on December 16

El Ingueta

Madrid-born flamenco cantaor (singer) El Ingueta, a member of Los Rubios Family, and Seville dancer Fernando Jiménez Torres, winner of El desplante 2017 at La Unión, are set to perform on Saturday, December 16 at Sala Berlanga in Madrid. This concert is part of the Flamencos y Mestizos series produced by the SGAE Foundation.

Antonio Carmona Carmona, known as “Ingueta Rubio”, (Madrid, 1977) is a singer and guitarist who comes from a long series of artists. He began singing as a child at Café de Chinitas along with Indio Gitano and accompanied Miguel ‘El Rubio’ on the guitar. However, his love for music led him to study many disciplines such as violin and dance.

Throughout his long career, El Ingueta Rubio has accompanied great artists such as Sara Baras, Vicente Amigo, Antonio Canales, Farruquito, Tomatito and Paco de Lucía, with whom he traveled worldwide.

 

Fernando Jiménez Torres

 

Fernando Jiménez Torres, from Sevilla, has received a solid education in contemporary classical dance and flamenco, guided by masters such as Eva Yerbabuena, Antonio Canales and Farruquito, among others.

His experience as a dancer is extensive and full of awards. He has been part of the Eva Yerbabuena, Rocío Molina, Cristina Hoyos, María Pagés and Shoji Kojima flamenco companies. In addition, he is a dance professor at various institutions in Spain, Chile, the United States and France.

Sala Berlanga
Calle Andrés Mellado 53.
Shows start at 9:00 p.m.
Price: 5.50 euros.
Tickets available at the box office and ticketea.com

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Flamencos and mestizos on December 15 with ‘El Perrete’ and La Serrata’

Francisco Escudero “El Perrete”

 

On December 15th, the Sala Berlanga in Madrid will host a performance of flamenco youth and roots as part of the Flamencos y Mestizos series produced by the SGAE Foundation..

The evening will open with singer Francisco Escudero ‘El Perrete’ from Extremadura (western Spain). He’ll present his first album, a pure and fresh show full of nostalgia. Dancer Natalia del Mar ‘La Serrata’, who currently works with La Farruca in the show Del llanto y del fuego, will follow.

Francisco Escudero “El Perrete” (Badajoz, 1992) got started in flamenco thanks to Antonio Silva Giles “El Peregrino”. In 2010 he was awarded the flamenco scholarship “Porrina de Badajoz” and began to win singing contests, accumulating 13 in seven years. He participated in different flamenco festivals and international tours. In addition to his artistic activity, he has taken part in various conferences related to flamenco.

 

Natalia del Mar ‘La Serrata’

 

The bailaora (dancer) Natalia del Mar ‘La Serrata’ received a degree in Classical Dance by the Royal Academy of London, but was dancing in Madrid’s theaters when she opted for flamenco and started creating her own choreographies.

Born in Almería, her flamenco education was provided by masters such as José Galván and La Farruca (with whom she has shared the stage), Farruquito, La Faraona, Luis Peña and Juana Amaya. She will be traveling to the United States La Farruca’s show Del llanto y del fuego.

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The SGAE Foundation to Present the December 2017 Edition of ‘Flamencos y mestizos’

The SGAE Foundation has put together a new edition of the Flamencos y mestizos series. The showcases begin today and will run until December 17. The performances will take place at Sala Berlanga in Madrid.

The set of showcases will feature singers Eduardo Barbero, Francisco Escudero ‘El Perrete’, ‘El Ingueta Rubio’, Alfredo Tejada; the dance of María José Franco, Natalia del Mar ‘La Serrata’ and Fernando Jiménez Torres, and the Christmas zambomba ‘ Navidad Cantaora’.

Flamencos y mestizos is a showcase series created to offer a window to emerging artists who explore the border between deep flamenco and mestizo flamenco through compositions, dance and cante (song). This is the sixth installment of this series, directed by producer, composer and singer Paco Ortega.

Sala Berlanga
Calle Andrés Mellado 53.
Shows start at 9:00 p.m.
Price: 5.50 euros.
Tickets available at the box office and ticketea.com

headline photo: Eduardo Barbero

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