The National Ballet of Spain returns to the US with its flamenco 'Invocation' | EUROtoday

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He National Ballet of Spain (BNE) returns to USA subsequent March to current on the Flamenco Festival of New York and Miami the 'Invocacin' program, the place flamenco, stylized dance and bowling college come collectively and pay tribute to the guitarist Paco de Luca and the dancer Mario Maya.

It is a really full program “in which you can enjoy flamenco full of life and strength on stage, a ballet of the purest stylized dance and one of the few recent bolero school choreographies,” he highlighted this Tuesday. it's an announcement Ruben Olmodesigner of the inventive venture.

The American public will be capable of take pleasure in this flamenco present on March 1, 2 and three on the Adrianne Arsht Center for Performing Arts de Miamiin Florida, and on the eighth, ninth and tenth of the identical month within the New York City Center from this metropolis.

After a five-year absence from the American stage, the BNE returns with a program that features a montage in tribute to the dancer and choreographer Mario Maya (1937-2008), one of many nice masters of Spanish dance.

The program begins with 'Bowling Invocation', piece signed by Olmo himself, which “updates the essence of the traditional bowling school” and pays tribute to the nice academics who’ve set the usual for the Bolera School.

This self-discipline, the group specifies within the press launch, is likely one of the most tough in Spanish dance, it requires mastery of the classical ballet and, on the identical time, it is likely one of the most spectacular as a result of “the speed of its steps and jumps.”

The music is a up to date composition, unique for this piece, by the younger composer and conductor from Seville. Manuel Busto. The costumes, designed by Pedro Moreno, have been recovered from the funds of the National Ballet of Spain and tailored for this work by the designer himself.

Jewel', for its half, is a choreography devised by Rubn Olmo that fuses stylized dance, bolero college and flamenco, with particular prominence of the granana and zapateado. The music can also be signed by Manuel Busto.

The first a part of this system ends with 'Eternal Iberia'choreography by Antonio Najarro, the place “the use of the castauela, the Spanish cape and the Cordoba hat” converge, in addition to the method and interpretative pressure so attribute of Spanish stylized dance.

The firm will gown for this piece within the tones of the land and the ocean designed by Yaiza Pinillos. As a closing to this program, on this event and to hitch the celebration of the determine of Paco de Luca In the version of this Festival, 'Almoraima' can be carried out, choreographed by Mario Maya and Rubn Olmo and music by the flamenco composer and guitarist Paco de Luca (1947-2014).

'Invocacin' premiered in 2020 on the Villamarta Theater in Jerez de la Frontera (Cádiz, Spain) and, since then, the National Ballet of Spain has carried out it in cities corresponding to Madrid, Valencia, Santander or Granada amongst others, in addition to internationally in Saint Petersburg, Dubai, Athens, Mexico City or Tel Aviv, amongst others.