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

Final weekend the foremost flamenco and Spanish dance competition on the earth – the Pageant de Jerez – might have lowered its curtains on its 26th version, however aficionados from world wide nonetheless have somewhat time to get pleasure from 5 fantastically numerous flamenco productions filmed reside in Jerez, Spain and streamed by the American platform Third Row.

MORENOMORE l María Moreno. Photograph © Óscar Romero

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

Maria Moreno proves with sheer power and pure exuberance why she is likely one of the quickest rising names in flamenco.  Extra (No) Extra is just not solely a intelligent play on her title, however a manufacturing that reminds us that even once we suppose we’ve reached the bounds of that which we’re bodily succesful, we are able to at all times dig somewhat deeper and discover that additional little bit of battle 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 up to date flamenco work of uncooked energy and power.

Photograph of Ana Morales

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 house 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 ingredient, the cello, whereas visitor artist Irene Morales brings the class and the fury of a dancer honed in Granada. 

Photograph of Angel Rojas

Streaming till March 14 – Angel Rojas Flamenco Dance Venture’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 palms and toes 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 sometimes humorous style – explores all of 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 12 months in a row, the Pageant de Jerez, Third Row and manufacturing firm ToritoMedia have joined forces to broadcast 5 performances that may be considered wherever on the earth and can be found on-demand for fifteen days following the stream’s launch date.

Tickets and extra info might be discovered at:

Streaming elevates each the competition and the collaborating artists by dissolving monetary limitations 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 won’t tour as broadly 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 best and most lauded performers debuting their latest initiatives safely and comfortably from wherever on the earth. On the similar time, streaming gives artists the chance to achieve new audiences.

For the inexpensive ticket value 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. Photograph © Óscar Romero