Stream Flamenco & Spanish Dance from Spain’s twenty sixth Pageant de Jerez

Final weekend the foremost flamenco and Spanish dance pageant on the planet – the Pageant de Jerez – could have lowered its curtains on its 26th version, however aficionados from around the globe nonetheless have a little bit time to take pleasure in 5 fantastically various flamenco productions filmed reside in Jerez, Spain and streamed by the American platform Third Row.

MORENOMORE l María Moreno. Picture © Óscar Romero

Streaming till March 11 – Maria Moreno’s Extra (No) Extra.  

Maria Moreno proves with sheer vitality and pure exuberance why she is among the quickest rising names in flamenco.  Extra (No) Extra will not be solely a intelligent play on her identify, however a manufacturing that reminds us that even once we suppose we’ve reached the boundaries of that which we’re bodily succesful, we are able to at all times dig a little bit deeper and discover that further little bit of combat that permits us to do MORE.

Streaming till March 12 – Ana Morales’ On the Tightrope

Ana Morales makes her provocative assertion on temper and stability.  From the intimate and emotional to the frenetic and savage, Morales crafts a recent flamenco work of uncooked energy and vitality.

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Streaming till March 15 – The Pablo Gimenez Spanish Ensemble & Irene Morales in En Tierras de Jerez

4 musicians and a flamenco dancer collect within the patio of a XVI century palatial dwelling to render an homage to the Jerez of previous and current.  Without having for a story thread, the Pablo Gimenez Spanish Ensemble performs a rating impressed by flamenco and Spanish classical traditions however with the introduction of a nontraditional component, the cello, whereas visitor artist Irene Morales brings the magnificence and the fury of a dancer honed in Granada. 

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Streaming till March 14 – Angel Rojas Flamenco Dance Challenge’s Ser Baile

Flamenco is a sum of its elements.  Haunting vocals, the hum of vibrating guitar strings, earthy, resonant percussion and the flutter of a dancer’s arms and ft come collectively to create extra than simply music or dance.  With enviable sincerity, Angel Rojas exhibits us these elements and the way they arrive collectively to make one thing even larger than the entire.

Streaming till March 21 – Rosario Toledo’s Playeras

The seashore is a spot the place mom nature meets human nature.  From joggers to sunbathing to beachcombing with a metallic detector, Rosario Toledo – in her usually humorous style – explores all of the the explanation why we love the seashore.  Set to a jazz rating, this flamenco dancer takes a deep dive into uncharted waters with a present that breaks boundaries.  

For the second yr in a row, the Pageant de Jerez, Third Row and manufacturing firm ToritoMedia have joined forces to broadcast 5 performances that may be seen wherever on the planet and can be found on-demand for fifteen days following the stream’s launch date.

Tickets and extra data will be discovered at:

Streaming elevates each the pageant and the collaborating artists by dissolving monetary obstacles in addition to these imposed by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout this transitional time, as many theatres and performing arts facilities are struggling to return to regular, artists is not going to tour as extensively as they’ve prior to now and alternatives to expertise these works will likely be severely restricted.

This Pageant de Jerez and Third Row collaboration is a uncommon alternative to see a few of Spain’s most interesting and most lauded performers debuting their latest tasks safely and comfortably from wherever on the planet. On the identical time, streaming gives artists the chance to achieve new audiences.

For the reasonably priced ticket worth of $20 USD for a single present or $75 USD for all 5 performances, flamenco lovers can uncover new work and join with the artists they adore. 

Featured picture: MORENOMORE l María Moreno. Picture © Óscar Romero