Friday 8th June 2018 - 8:00 pm
Flamenco Express delivers another cargo of raw, heart-wrenching flamenco - in the form of: 'sizzling soloist' La Joaquina, guitar virtuoso Chris Clavo, and the vocal heritage of flamenco custodian Antonio el Pola.
Plus the power and grace of Alejandro Molinero - and the welcome return of the inextinguishable Sara Peréz, hot from the 2018 Sadler's Wells Festival.
Both highly respected award-winning innovative young dancers who have shown the direction of the flamenco journey.
Born in Madrid, Sara studied with some of Flamenco's finest such as La Popi, Beatriz Barceló, Paco Pozo, David Sánchez, Pepa Molina, María Juncal, Marco Flores and Concha Jareño. In worldwide demand and since 2009 a regular favourite at prestigious tablaos such as Las Carboneras, El Corral de la Moreria and Tablao Villa Rosa in Madrid.
Sadlers Wells Festival 2018 with Maria Pages .
A dancer of fiery physicality and imagination and competition-winner for choreography at Real Conservatorio; resident artist with Ballet National de Espaňa and other international companies.
Guest soloist for Compania de Carmen Cantero and Javier Latorre's production 'Amores de Solana'. Partner with Concha Jareňo in Casa Patas in Madrid, and guest choreogragher and teacher for Teal Conservatorio. A regular at the prestigious Jerez Festival.
Unlike some of the splashy and slightly pretentious star-name shows at the Sadler’s festival flamenco last month, this performance is totally direct; it’s immediate, involving and completely beguiling. Exeunt Magazine
Delighted the audience, who rewarded them with rapturous applause and encores. Dance Europe
This feisty flamenco company deliver the finest in flamenco, plus sizzling soloist La Joaquina Time Out
This is a fiery ensemble production where every spark of personality is kept alight and creative diversity is given the space to breathe but remain faithful to flamenco’s roots. King’s Lynn News
what was surprising, however, was the sheer power and energy displayed by the dancers during this vibrant celebration of Spanish culture. Forget the sterile, regimented flamenco so often served up to tourists: this was the real thing, and to say that it packed a punch is an understatement. South Wales Evening Post.
Flamenco Express transported the audience to an imaginary Spanish haven during a musical journey laced with passion, grace and immense artistry. The cold, grey and windy weather outside seemed a million miles away. Harlow Star