CONCHA JAREÑO IN SO. CALIFORNIA / WORKSHOPS OCT. 12-21 // 8TH FESTIVAL ‘CUMBRE FLAMENCA’ OCT. 13 & OCT. 14 IN BURBANK
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CONCHA JAREÑO IN SO. CALIFORNIA / WORKSHOPS OCT. 12-21 // 8TH FESTIVAL ‘CUMBRE FLAMENCA’ OCT. 13 & OCT. 14 IN BURBANK

Concha Jareño is participating as part of our Vida Flamenca’s Cultural Arts Exchange Programming.

Madrid-born, Concha Jareño is one of the most outstanding Flamenco dancers in the world today. Certified in Spanish Dance, she gained the National Awards Matilde Coral and Mario Maya in Flamenco Art in Cordoba 2007. She has worked with artists such as Rafael de Córdoba, Yolanda Heredia, Belén Maya, Rafaela Carrasco and Isabel Bayón.

Concha Jareño began her studies in dance with the Elena Fernández School, and finished with qualifications in Spanish Dance from the “Conservatory of Spanish Dance of Madrid”. She then continued her studies with Alejandro Granados, Cristóbal Reyes, Rafael de Córdova, and Antonio Canales.

Concha choreographed the famous jazz-flamenco work “Herencia” with Gemma Morado. In March 2008 she created “Algo” her own production in the Flamenco Festival “Flamingo”, Helsinki, Finlandia. She has participated in “Bienal de Malaga”, “Flamenco viene del Sur” and “Festival de Jerez” as a guest artist for the “Flamenco XXI: Café, Copa y Puro” in the Compañía Dospormedio. She has presented her personal shows at the  Sala Triángulo in Madrid, “Algo” and “Simplemente Flamenco” which highlight the artist’s Flamenco skills from traditional to contemporary.

Concha Jareño won the Flamenco Choreography Prize “Certamen de Coreografía de Danza Española y Flamenco de Madrid”, and second prize in the “Cante Flamenco de las Minas” in 2008. In 2009 has presented “Algo” in one of the most prestigious Flamenco Festivals in Spain “Festival de Jerez” and was awarded with the “Premio revelación” at the Festival in 2009.

Since 2004, she has been one of the resident teachers at the Amor de Dios dance academy in Madrid, training many professional and non-professional dancers from all over the world. She also travels to present her invaluable style of teaching around the world.

Vida Flamenca welcomes Concha to Southern California and is thrilled to present her for workshops and shows.


SHOWS

Concha Jareño and Ismael de la Rosa ‘El Bola’ are participating as part of our Vida Flamenca’s Cultural Arts Exchange Programming.

8th Festival ‘CUMBRE FLAMENCA’
Featuring Guest Artists Concha Jareño & Ismael de la Rosa ‘El Bola’

Saturday, October 13 at 8pm
Sunday, October 14 at 6pm
http://www.itsmyseat.com/concha

 

The Colony Theater
555 N. 3rd St., Burbank, CA 91502
Pre-show Paella, Tapas, Wine, Beer & Sangria or Beverage Reception: 6:30-7:30pm
(Reception available for purchase)
Arrive early & relax with a sumptuous Spanish reception.
Doors Open: 7:30pm / Show: 8:00pm
Free Parking

2 Glorious Evenings of hard-hitting Flamenco & Classical Spanish Dance!
http://www.itsmyseat.com/concha

Artists include:
Concha Jareño, guest dancer, Direct from Madrid in her Los Angeles Debut
Ismael de la Rosa ‘El Bola’, guest singer, Direct from Sevilla in his Los Angeles Debut

Tablao Villa Rosa en Madrid. Foto: Paco Manzano

A native of Seville, Ismael de la Rosa is part of a long lineage of famous flamenco gypsies known as the “Familia Fernández.” Ismael began his professional career at only 7 years old, debuting with his family at the Festival de Biarritz. He then performed at the acclaimed “Homenaje de Bernarda de Utrera,” at the Teatro Maestranza in Seville, Spain. He continued his career touring Osaka, Nagoya, and Tokio, Japan, with his father, and at 8 years old, Ismael performed as part of the prestigious Bienal de Sevilla, at the teatro Maestranza. Soon thereafter, Ismael sang for world-famous flamenco dancer, Maria Pages, in her production “Canciones antes de una Guerra,” at the Teatro Villa Marta in Jerez.

Ismael has shared the stage with many different flamenco artists, such as Capullo de Jerez, José Valencia, and Juana Amaya, El Güito, Esperanza Fernández, David Dorantes, Miguel Angel Cortes, Pastora Galvan, Bernardo Parrilla, Paco Iglesias, Paco Fernández, Jose Anillo, Juan José Amador (Senior), Manuela Ríos, José Galván, Pedro Cordoba, Jesus Carmona, Nino de los Reyes, Ramón Porrina, El Farru, El Carpeta La Farruca, Alfonso Losa, and many more. He has been featured in productions of Marco Flores and Olga Pericet, Guadalupe Torres and Sonia Olla and Ismael Fernández.

In addition to accompanying dance, Ismael composes his own works and continues to develop his talent at various flamenco “Tablaos,” such as El Villa Rosa, Las Carboneras, Corral de la Morería and Casa Patas of Madrid, and Los Gallos, El Arenal, Museo del Flamenco and Peña Torres Macarena of Seville.

Ismael de la Rosa ‘El Bola’ is participating as part of our Vida Flamenca’s Cultural Arts Exchange Programming.

***JUST ADDED, SUNDAY, OCT. 14 SHOW ONLY***

Lakshmi Basile ‘La Chimi’

Lakshmi Basile “La Chimi” made history, being the first non-Spanish artist to win an award in the central flamenco contest Concurso de las Minas de La Unión, in 2011. She was also granted an award in another primary contest, the Concurso Nacional de Arte Flamenco de Córdoba. There she surprised flamenco critics and received stunning reviews: “…un desgarrador homenaje a los románticos de lo jondo…” (a heart-wrenching homage to the romantics of pure flamenco) Alberto García Reyes, ABC.

After ten years in Spain, Lakshmi has solidly founded her career in Sevilla, the cradle of flamenco. She performs daily as a soloist at El Palacio Andaluz in Sevilla and appears with major flamenco artists at private parties and festivals throughout the year. She has performed in Germany, Italy, Lebanon, Morocco, Portugal, Great Britain and Denmark, and produced her own theatrical show in Spain, entitled ‘Zarabanda, Lo Que Duerme en el Cuerpo de los Gitanos.’ She is much sought after as a teacher by flamenco students in Spain and in the United States.

PLUS, THESE INCREDIBLE DANCERS & MUSICIANS:
Manuel Gutierrez, dancer
Daniela Zermeño Sanchez, dancer
Zermeño Dance Academy Members, Santa Barbara
Laksmi Basile ‘La Chimi’, San Diego (***Sun. Oct. 14 Show Only)
Andrés Vadin, guitarist
José Tanaka, guitarist
José Cortés Fernández, singer
Diego Alvarez ‘El Negro’, percussionist
Nacho Arimany, percussionist

WORKSHOPS

Concha Jareño is participating as part of our Vida Flamenca’s Cultural Arts Exchange Programming.

Flamenco Intensive with Concha Jareño
Oct 12-14th in Los Alamitos

Join us for a 3-day Flamenco Intensive with one of Spain’s top Flamenco artists – Concha Jareño. This 3-day workshop will include a guitarist and special guest singer Ismael de la Rosa ‘El Bola’.

TWO LEVELS: Adv. Beg/Inter. ~ Inter/Adv.
THREE CLASSES: Technique, Choreography & Castanets
 
Fees:
3 Day Intensive Adv. Beg/Int level – $180
3 Day Intensive Int/Adv – $215
2 Day Castanet & Choreography – $140
Drop in Beg/Int – $65
Drop in Int/Adv – $80
Drop in Castanet/Choreography – $80
**Times – subject to change slightly based on performance Saturday evening.
 
FRIDAY
6pm- 7pm Beg/Int ~ Technique & Choreography – Tangos
7pm-8:30pm Int/Adv ~ Technique & Choreography – Tarantos
8:30-10p ~ Inter/Adv. Bata de Cola Technique & Choreography – Alegrias
SATURDAY
10am- 11am – Adv. Beg/int ~ Technique & Choreography – Tangos
11am-12:30pm Int/Adv ~ Technique & Choreography – Tarantos
** 1st Performance in Burbank at 8:00pm
SUNDAY
10am-11am Adv. Beg/Int ~ Technique & Choreography – Tangos
11am- 12:30pm Int/Adv ~ Technique & Choreography – Tarantos
12:30 – 2:00pm Inter/Adv. Bata de Cola Tech. & Choreography – Alegrias
** 2nd Performance in Burbank at 6:00pm

Concha Jareño in Santa Barbara
Mon. & Tues., Oct 15-16

2-Day Workshop / 2 hours each day
Contact Danny Sanchez for more details: danny@zermenodance.com

Concha Jareño in San Diego
Fri. & Sat., Oct 19-20

Contact Rocio Carrera: Rociolapaloma@gmail.com
FB: Paloma Centro de Arte Flamenco

Concha Jareño in North Hollywood
Sunday, Oct 21

1-Day Workshop / 1.5 hrs.
Contact Irit Spector: iritspecktor@gmail.com

Final Workshop before she returns to Madrid!

Privates available: contact vidaflamenca@yahoo.com


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