Ensemble Español

Zafiro Flamenco Festival  · 45th Anniversary 

June 18, 19 & 20   ·   North Shore Center for the Performing Arts

Live outdoor performances and activities on June 18-20 with dancers from the EE, guest artists and musicians: First Grammy Flamenco dancer winner, Nino de los Reyes; Paco Fonta, guitarist and singer; José Moreno, dancer, guitarist, singer and percussionist; Patricia Ortega, singer; David Chiriboga, guitarist · TICKETS

Virtual Flamenco Classes June 11 – 17: Carmela Greco, daughter of legendary Spanish dancer, José Greco; Omayra Amaya, grandniece of legendary Flamenco dancer, Carmen Amaya; and Vida Peral, former EE soloist and Flamenco master from Amsterdam.


SCHEDULE · JUNE 18, 19 & 20

5 – 7 pm · Feria (Spanish Fair)
Spanish culture fans can take a free Sevillanas class, enjoy shopping for Spanish fans, castanets, face picture painting and more or purchase tapas and sangria to enjoy.

7 – 7:30 pm · Sevillanas
Learn Sevillanas with our Youth Company: The Youth Company will perform to live music by guest artists Patricia Ortega (singer) and David Chiriboga (guitar) followed by a class on Sevillanas, the folk dance of Sevilla and its region.

7:30 – 9:00 pm · Flamenco live performances
Dancers from the EE with guest artists and musicians perform a suite of Flamenco dances featuring company world premieres “Martinete” and “Jaleos “ by Nino de los Reyes and Tangos by Wendy Clinard; Company favorites Dame Libby Komaiko’s “Zapateado “ and Irma Suárez Ruiz’s “No Me Olvides” (Do Not Forget Me) Flamenco Romeras.


TICKETS: $32 & $40 available April 1, 2021

North Shore Box Office: (847) 673-6300 / Northshorecenter.org

$20 live stream of Saturday night June 19 concert only 7:00pm – 9:00pm at EnsembleEspanol.org (Live stream will be made available June 19 – 27, 2021)


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