Tuesday marks the first performance of the 4th Annual Flamenco Festival, DC.
Tickets are still available for all four performances, but they are going fast. Tickets can be purchased at the Lisner Box Office (Tuesday – Friday, 11am – 5pm, cash & checks only), TicketMaster Outlets, PhoneCharge (202) 432-SEAT, and online at www.ticketmaster.com.
The performances and events associated with the festival are listed below:
Tuesday, February 3, NOON – A speech by Alfredo Sánchez Monteseirín, Mayor of Seville, Spain
This event is FREE and open to the public. It will be held at The George Washington University Marvin Center at 800 21st Street, NW (across H Street from Lisner Auditorium), in the 3rd floor amphitheatre. The Mayor will give a speech about Seville and its three distinct cultures.
Tuesday, February 3, 8pm – Gala de Seville
Featuring: Manuela Carrasco, Israel Galván, Juan de Juan, La Susi & Juana la del Pipa
A tribute to Seville’s most vital traditional and contemporary artists.
Wednesday, February 4, 8pm – José Mercé
“The weight of deep flamenco, he’s full of voice.” –Rolling Stone
Flamenco’s vocal sensation appears with remarkable guitarist Moriato.
Saturday, February 7, 8pm & Sunday February 8, 8pm (Best seats are available for the SUNDAY performance!)
Compañía Andaluza de Danza
Performing: Blood Wedding – directed and choreographed by Antonio Gades & The Legend – A Tribute to Carmen Amaya