with special guest Auxi Fernandez
Sat July 26th, 2014
Minimum Age: All Ages
Doors Open: 6:30PM
Show Time: 7:30PM
Event Ticket: $15
Day of Show: $20
free for members
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Table seating for all seated shows is reserved exclusively for ticket holders who purchase “Table Seating” tickets. By purchasing a “Table Seating” ticket you agree to also purchase a minimum of two food and/or beverage items per person. Table seating is first come, first seated. Please arrive early for the best choice of available seats. Seating begins when doors open. Tables are communal so you may be seated with other patrons. We do not take table reservations.
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Pedro Cortes Flamenco Ensemble: A Night of Flamenco & Dance
Pedro Cortes, Comes from a family of Spanish Gypsy guitarists and began his studies with his father and the esteemed Flamenco guitarist Sabicas. Having toured professionally since the age of 17, he is gaining international recognition as a soloist and composer. He has premiered his work En la oscuridad de las minas at the Teatro Albeniz in Madrid, he had works premiered by the Carlota Santana Spanish Dance Company at the Joyce Theater in New York. He has two books on Flamenco, El Dron del Faraon and Cruzando el Charco, published by the American Institute of Guitar.
Mr. Cortes, was commissioned by the Cohen Brothers to compose music for the film Paris Je T’Aime .He also wrote music for a childrens program on H B O called Fairy tale for Every Child.
He has toured with Jose Greco and Maria Benitez, La Conja and has performed with such artists as Farrucita, La Tati, Merche Esmeralda, Manolete and the late Lola Flores. He has been guest artist with the St. Louis Opera and the New York Grand Opera, and has been commissioned by and performed as Musical Director with the Guthrie Theater In Garcia Lorcas BODAS DE SANGRE.
Mr. Cortes is artistic director of his own Flamenco group, and also Musical Director of Palo Seco. Cortes is a third generation Flamenco guitarists and uses the experience passed down to him by his family to maintain the purity of Flamenco while creating new compositions.
special guest Auxi Fernandez
Bailaora, born in Cádiz in 1985. She started dancing at the age of five at Pilar Ogalla’s School, and a few months later she performs for the first time on stage.
In 2000 she began to dance professionally at the Tablao “ El Cordobés de Barcelona“, staying there for a year acquiring the experience and the knowledge that one can only gain in a Tablao Flamenco.
In 2001 Auxi moves to Madrid and performs at the “Pregón de los Carnavales de Cádiz” with Sara Baras and from that moment she becomes a dancer in the Sara Baras Dance Company. Immediately Auxi becomes an international performer going on tour with shows “Maria Pineda” and “Sueños” in the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Japan, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Venezuela, China, Italy, Chile, Greece, Thailand, Germany, and France.. Auxi has performed on stages such as Spain’s “El Teatro Real”, New York’s “City Center”; and Mexico’s “Bellas Artes”. (read more here: Auxi Fernandez official site)
photos by: Manuel de los Galanes