- Chan Centre Presents
- Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca
Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca
Presented by the Chan Centre and the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival
“Noche Flamenca star Soledad Barrio dances as if she’s channeling 500 years of pain, despair, and passion…the small, muscular dancer moves with an introspective quality that is deeply personal, almost private, yet somehow universal. And it seems to unfurl totally in the moment, with an intensity and focus that is riveting.” The Boston Globe
Spain’s most respected flamenco company has been burning up stages around the world with its raw, deeply emotional performances of virtuosic guitar, cathartic song and spectacular dance, thrilling both audiences and critics in the process.
Directed by Martín Santangelo, Bessie Award-winning premier dancer Soledad Barrio has been hailed as “a gift from heaven to flamenco on earth” (El Diario). Following a sold-out Cultural Olympiad performance, here’s another chance to see why the Boston Globe described their soul-stirring artistry as “flamenco in its pure essence.”
For more information visit: www.nocheflamenca.net
For more information on the PuSh Festival visit: www.pushfestival.ca
Please note: There will be a pre-show talk for ticket holders at 7:15 pm in the Royal Bank Cinema given by Martin Santangelo, Artistic Director of Noche Flamenca. He will speak on the roots of flamenco and the historical and political aspects of the society which created the art form, including how flamenco evolved under conditions of oppression.