A season which explores the range of flamenco dance talent begins with the welcome return of London favourite Gemma de la Cruz. Followed in October by Natalia Garcia Huidobro, November, Paula Gomez Quintana, and December, Yinka Graves.
Sunday September 2nd.
Doors 7.30 for 8pm
£9 / £7 (On the door & Telephone Bookings)
Conc. (Unemployed, Students, OAPs, MU & Equity)
Transport: Rail & Tube. New Cross • DLR Deptford Bridge
Bus: 53. 453. 177 (to door) • 36. 21. 136. 171. 172 (5 minutes walk)
box office: 0207 732 8493
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‘Delighted the audience, who rewarded them with rapturous applause and encores.’
‘This feisty flamenco company deliver the finest in flamenco, plus sizzling soloist La Joaquina’
‘..utterly riveting variations of firecracker beats…tumultuous fervour ..indelible gracefulness.’
A season which explores the range of flamenco dance talent begins with the welcome return of London favourite Gemma de la Cruz. Followed in October by Natalia Garcia Huidobro. November, Paula Gomez Quintana. And December, Yinka Graves.
Gemma de la Cruz
Surrounded by flamenco as a child Gemma began classes at the age of ten and studied at the Madrid Conservatoire and Amor de Dios alongside Belen Fernandez and Belen Maya.
Apart from her regular solos for Flamenco Express in many British theatres since 1999, her independent work includes: The Teatro Espanol, teatro Barcel, Teatro Plaza de la Villa, and Teatro de la Zarzuela. As well as Japanese and Latin American tours.
Javier Macías returns to Flamenco Express the Autumn Season for his first appearances at ‘Harry’s Place’.
A charismatic singer from Cadiz with a vast repertoire. A regular favourite of on the London scene for his combination of energy and delicacy of tone, he has sung for Emillio Maya, among others, and at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz club, alongside distinguised artists such as David Morales.
A founder member and musical director of Flamenco Express, he began playing the guitar at fourteen years old and later studied with flamenco maestros Carlos Heredia, Diego Amaya and Pepe Justicia. He has performed throughout Britain and Europe with Flamenco Express as well as touring with flamenco jazz virtuoso Eduardo Niebla and Iraqi pop sensation Jassim. BigDance 2012 ‘Iron in the Soul’.
Founder member, choreographer and director of Flamenco Express. She has worked with Christina Hoyos, Paco Peña and others in Madrid, Tokyo, New York, Montreal, Toronto, Paris and throughout Europe.
‘Spaces in Between’ 2007. Royal Festival Hall Re-opening celebrations with Athina Valha and Candoco.
Principle soloist ‘Splinter In The Flesh’ with the Hellenic National Dance Company at the Athens Megaron. November 2010. BigDance 2012 ‘Iron in the Soul’.