Monday, March 11, 2013

Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company Spring 2013 Toronto Performances

From a media release:

The new season brings
Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company
to new heights and new audiences

March 20-24, 2013 - A Night in Madrid
April 25-28, 2013 - Annual Toronto Season - World Premiere of Portales

TORONTO : Following on the heels of Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company's (EESDC) 30th anniversary year where its production Aguas/Waters was named one of the top five dance shows of 2012 by NOW Magazine, the early months of 2013 are full of excitement and possibility for Esmeralda and the company, which brings the finest flamenco and Spanish Classical Dance to Toronto stages.

March 20-24, 2013 - A Night in Madrid
Company dancers Esmeralda Enrique and Paloma Cortés perform Spanish Classical dance with the celebrated Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir for A Night in Madrid featuring the Iberian flavoured music of composer Luigi Boccherini who made his home in Spain. His work is infused with the sounds of Spanish and gypsy folk music.

March 20-24 at Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON, M5S 1X7. Performance times: Wed at 7pm; Thurs-Sat at 8pm; Sun at 3:30pm.  For tickets and info visit tafelmusik.org

April 25-28, 2013 - Annual Toronto Season - World Premiere of Portales
The award-winning Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company never fails to mesmerize while delivering the contagious excitement and full breadth of feelings that flamenco expresses through dance, music and song. Canadian and Spanish dancers and musicians collaborate to create a new world premiere production.

PORTALES - Flamenco opens the door to the most noble of human possibilitiesŠthe ability to dream.
Choreography by: Esmeralda Enrique, El Junco, Juan Ogalla and flamenco master Manuel Betanzos
Company Artists: Esmeralda Enrique (dancer), Pamela Briz (dancer), Paloma Cortés (dancer) Chris Church (violin), El Junco (dancer; from Jerez, Spain) Nicolás Hernández (guitar), Noelia La Morocha (dancer), Oscar Lago (guitar; from Cádiz, Spain), Dora Award-winning Juan Ogalla (dancer; from Cádiz, Spain), Naike Ponce (singer; from Sanlúcar, Spain), Manuel Soto (singer; from Jerez, Spain)

Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company presents the world premiere of
PORTALES
Fleck Dance Theatre, 207 Queens Quay West, 3rd Floor
Harbourfront Centre's NextSteps Dance Series
April 25-28; Performances Thurs-Sat at 8PM; Sunday 3PM
Tickets: $25-$43 ($21.50-$28.50 students, seniors)
Box Office: 416-973-4000 or www.flamencos.net

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