GW Lisner Auditorium presents Flamenco Festival 2008: Gala Flamenca: Mujeres Featuring: Merche Esmeralda, Belén Maya & Rocío Molina with special guest Diana Navarro
This all-star gala, featuring three generations of
dancers, is dedicated to the women of flamenco.
The program, entitled Mujeres, is comprised of the
legendary Merche Esmeralda, acclaimed for her mesmerizing performances for the
National Ballet of Spain and Carlos Saura's Sevillanos and Flamenco; the
innovative and soulful dancer Belén Maya, known for her work with Mayte Martín
and the Dance Company of Andalucía; and Rocío Molina, a highlight of the 2005
festival who was called "a brooding treasure" (The New York Times).
Appearing as guest artist is the extraordinary
award-wining singer Diana Navarro in her Washington
debut. The show is directed by renowned dancer and choreographer Mario Maya.
Belen Maya (dance begins at 1:30 mark on video):
$60, $55, $45, $35; GW Students: limited $20 tickets available at the Lisner Box Office