FUNDarte in collaboration with The Miami Dade County Auditorium proudly presents Flamenco Rave II – Nuevo Flamenco featuring Sergio de Lope; Diego Guerrero; María Terremoto; and Miguel Ángel Cortés with Dani Bonilla and Lucía Álvarez “La Piñona”, among others. March 9 - 8:30 p.m. & 10 - 6:00 p.m. at Miami Dade County Auditorium.
Experience the explosive movement and sound of 15 contemporary flamenco musicians that are currently redefining the genre in this extended performance featuring the most challenging and innovative experiments in freshly updated flamenco expression from the Iberian Peninsula.
This program features several of Spain’s most celebrated talents in the Flamenco genre: Sergio de Lope; Diego Guerrero; María Terremoto; and Miguel Ángel Cortés with Dani Bonilla and Lucía Álvarez “La Piñona”, among others.
This event is part of FLAMENCOS, a special series of flamenco events for FUNDarte’s 18-19 season.
Flamenco Rave | Saturday, March 9th
8:30 p.m. 45 minutes each performance with 15 minutes intermission
• Sergio de Lope, Ser de luz (Being of Light)
Saturday, March 9th at 8:30 p.m. 45 minutes
If music is the memory of the world, then Flamenco is the memory of Andalusian people, which becomes more expansive every day. With "Ser de luz" Sergio de Lope brings to life the force of Flamenco on its affect on people. “Ser de luz” is an appeal to the musical remembrance of all people: from the “good vibes” music to the grandmasters of Flamenco from whom we have learned so much and who have continued the legacy of so many human lives. These artists create light! Imagine that time does not exist, only the here and now: live and enjoy the moment; stir you senses and let music flow and move throughout your body. Art humanizes us, Flamenco makes us free! “Ser de Luz” will arouse your emotions and shed light on life.
Sergio de Lope is accompanied in this program by Javier Rabadan, David Caro, JuanFe
Pérez y El Mati.
• Diego Guerrero, Vengo caminando (I come walking)
Special Guests: Leo García and TIMBALIVE
Saturday, March 9th at 9:30 p.m. 45 minutes
Diego Guerrero, provocateur of exchanges, musical agitator, has always transcended Flamenco in his music. Diego is not only a singer, but also a prolific musical producer, arranger, composer and guitarist, and one of the top references in the world when it comes to the fusion of Flamenco with other genres. The unusual story of this Andalusian native began with his studies in the conservatories of Seville, Granada and Cordoba. By day he worked on majoring in Composition and Orchestral Music, and by night, he immersed himself in the oral tradition of Flamenco, gathered around a fire with a guitar coupled with the characteristic sounds of palmas and Flamenco singing. This duality marked the birth of his daring
provocations which bring Flamenco closer to other musical styles. His debut album, "Vengo Caminando", is an eclectic work rooted in Flamenco, yet tastefully opens doors into other styles of music. Its release immediately achieved him status as one of the most important artists of the genre and received international recognition, being nominated by prestigious Latin Grammy Awards in the category of "Best Flamenco Album".
Diego Guerrero is accompanied in this program by Nasrine Ranmani, JuanFe Pérez y J.M.
Flamenco Rave |Sunday, March 10th
6:00 p.m. 45 minutes each performance with 15 minutes intermission
• María Terremoto, La huella de mi sentío (The mark of my feeling)
Sunday, March 10th at 6:00 p.m. 45 minutes
María Terremoto comes from the Terremoto legacy, from Jerez de la Frontera: granddaughter of the genius Fernando Fernández Monje, "Terremoto of Jerez" and daughter of singer Fernando Fernández Pantoja "Fernando Terremoto". She was the youngest ever artist to receive the Giraldillo award for new artist at the Seville Flamenco Biennial. Following a career replete with glowing reviews, Maria has been labeled as "The flag bearer for young flamenco singers". She has just released her first album, La huella de mi sentío, in which she presents the cantes (songs) that have been with her since childhood. Her orthodox expression of cante maintains a fresh coherence with the modern sounds of flamenco. María Terremoto is accompanied in this program by José “El Pechuguita” y Nono Jero.
• Miguel Ángel Cortés, Sonantas en tres movimientos. Guest artists: Dani Bonilla and
Lucía Álvarez “La Piñona”
Sunday, Mar 10th 7:00 p.m. 45 minutes
Miguel Ángel Cortés is one of the most respected and acclaimed guitarists of the contemporary flamenco scene. A remarkable artist renowned for his powerful and evocative renditions of contemporary flamenco, Miguel Ángel will present his latest work Sonantas en tres movimientos. This project combines classical music, flamenco tradition and the most revolutionary sounds. In the first act, including compositions of guitar master José M. Gallardo, classical music is the undisputable protagonist. The second act is dedicated to guitar master Sabicas; and in the third one, Cortés pays tribute to his period linked to the project Omega leaded by flamenco master Enrique Morente.
Two guest artists will accompany Miguel Ángel: Dani Bonilla (vocals, palmas and percussion) and Lucía Álvarez “La Piñona” (dance).