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World Music Concerts & Festivals

Flamenco Festival 2008
February 6, 2008 - February 24, 2008

Flamenco Festival 2008, now in its eighth year, features an electrifying performance by some of Spain’s finest musicians and performers, including celebrated flamenco dancers Merche Esmeralda, Eva Yerbabuena and Rocío Molina, and guitarist Tomatito. Five American cities, Los Angeles, Miami, Boston, Washington, D.C. and New York will host the festival, which will include highlights from previous years as well as innovative new works. Vocalists Carmen Linares and Miguel Poveda, and Latin Grammy-nominated group Son de la Frontera, will also perform. The tour will continue outside the U.S. with stops in Montreal, London, Paris and Brussels. See below for dates and line-ups.


LOS ANGELES - UCLA Royce Hall

02-06-08 BALLET FLAMENCO EVA YERBABUENA
“Santo y Seña” (Signs and Wonders)

02-07-08 BALLET FLAMENCO EVA YERBABUENA
“Santo y Seña” (Signs and Wonders)


MIAMI - Adrienne Arsht Center [formerly Carnival Center] for the Performing Arts

02-07-08 CARMEN LINARES and MIGUEL POVEDA
“Cuatro Esquinas” (Four Corners)
with Juan Carlos Romero (guitar) and guest dancer Pastora Galvan

02-08-08 TOMATITO and his Quintet

02-09-08 “MUJERES” (Women)
Starring BELEN MAYA, MERCHE ESMERALDA, ROCIO MOLINA
Special guest vocalist DIANA NAVARRO
Directed by Mario Maya


BOSTON - Cutler Emerson Majestic Theatre

02-09-08 BALLET FLAMENCO EVA YERBABUENA
“Santo y Seña” (Signs and Wonders)

02-10-08 BALLET FLAMENCO EVA YERBABUENA
"Santo y Seña" (Signs and Wonders)


WASHINGTON, D.C. - Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University

02-09-08 CARMEN LINARES and MIGUEL POVEDA
“Cuatro Esquinas” (Four Corners)
with Juan Carlos Romero (guitar) and guest dancer Pastora Galvan

02-10-08 TOMATITO and his Quintet

02-12-08 “MUJERES” (Women)
Starring BELEN MAYA, MERCHE ESMERALDA, ROCIO MOLINA
Special guest vocalist DIANA NAVARRO
Directed by Mario Maya

02-14-08 BALLET FLAMENCO EVA YERBABUENA
“Santo y Seña” (Signs and Wonders)

02-15-08 BALLET FLAMENCO EVA YERBABUENA
"Santo y Seña" (Signs and Wonders)


NEW YORK CITY - Town Hall, City Center, Skirball Center

02-08-08 Town Hall, CARMEN LINARES and MIGUEL POVEDA
“Cuatro Esquinas” (Four Corners)
with Juan Carlos Romero (guitar) and guest dancer Pastora Galvan

02-15-08 City Center, “MUJERES” (Women)
Starring BELEN MAYA, MERCHE ESMERALDA, ROCIO MOLINA
Special guest vocalist DIANA NAVARRO
Directed by Mario Maya

02-16-08 City Center, BALLET FLAMENCO EVA YERBABUENA
“Santo y Seña” (Signs and Wonders)

02-17-08 City Center, BALLET FLAMENCO EVA YERBABUENA
"Santo y Seña" (Signs and Wonders)

02-23-08 Skirball Center, SON DE LA FRONTERA - flamenco group
featuring Raul Rodriguez on Cuban tres

02-24-08 Skirball Center, SON DE LA FRONTERA - flamenco group
featuring Raul Rodriguez on Cuban tres