The flamenco festival celebrates its 25th anniversary and leaves the Mercat de les Flors to be held in different venues of Barcelona from May 17 to 27. There will also perform Flamenkat, Aurora, Jorge Pardo, Tablao de Músics, Mariola Membrives, Euskal Barrokensemble...
The Ciutat Flamenco Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2018. The flamenco festival leaves its usual venue at the Mercat de les Flors and will hold concerts in different venues in Barcelona: Sala Apolo, Barts, Palau de la Música, Auditori, El Born...
Among the artists who will perform in the next edition are the cantaora Argentina - new show with scenic montage -, La Tana & Chicuelo - Seville singer and Catalan guitarist premiere show -, Arcángel and The New Bulgarian Voices - dialogue between versions of Camarón or Morente with García Lorca-, Ana Morales & José María Gallardo -bailaora and guitarist in a flamenco-refined proposal-, the Euskal Barrokensemble -introducing itself in flamenco via Falla- or Mariola Membrives & Piccola Orchestra Gagarin- absolute premiere of a new show after honoring 'Omega' by Morente and Lagartija Nick-.
In a festival organized by the Taller de Músics there must be proposals from this music school such as Aurora, also close to jazz, with new flamenco values such as Pere Martínez, Max Villavecchia, Javier Garrabella and Juan Carlos Marino along with the dancer Jose Manuel Álvarez. Also the new talents of Taller de Músics under the name Tablao de Músics, future flamenco artists who will perform a more representative repertoire such as soleá, alegrías, tangos, siguiriya, bulerías...
To finish with the program: The Flamenkat show with a large visual component and in which Pere Martínez or Isabel Vinardell will participate; the Djinn project of saxophonist Jorge Pardo that takes flamenco far beyond the known limits by mixing it with jazz, trap, soul, hip hop ... And the homage to the book 'The Book of Hugs' by the writer Eduardo Galeano of Rycardo Moreno: avant-garde flamenco based on ten stories from the aforementioned work.
Program of the Ciutat Flamenco 2018 festival:
May 17 2018 (9pm) - Aurora, Sala Apolo - Buy Tickets
May 18, 2018 (9pm) - Argentina, Sala Apolo - Buy Tickets
May 19, 2018 (12h) - Flamenkat, Palau de la Música.
May 20, 2018 (7pm) - La Tana & Chicuelo, El Born CCM - Buy Tickets
May 21, 2018 (7pm) - Tablao de Músicos, Taller de Músics - Buy Tickets
May 22, 2018 (9pm) - Jorge Pardo, Sala Apolo - Buy Tickets
May 23, 2018 (9pm) - Arcángel y Las Nuevas Voces Búlgaras, Barts - Buy Tickets
May 24, 2018 (9pm) - Ana Morales & José María Gallardo, El Dorado - Buy Tickets
May 25, 2018 (8 and 10pm) - Mariola Membrives & Piccola Gagarin Orchestra, Sala Hiroshima - Buy Tickets
May 26 2018 (7pm) - Euskal Barrokensemble, L'Auditori.
May 27, 2018 (7pm) - Rycardo Moreno, Sant Martí Auditorium - Buy Tickets