THE XXI EDITION OF THE FLAMENCO FESTIVAL NEW YORK BEGINS
From March 16 to 30, Flamenco Festival will offer 19 shows in different cities in the United States
Flamenco Festival returns to New York as the main venue in the United States, after the resounding success of its 20th anniversary last year. From March 16 to 30 it will offer a program that will thrill American audiences with the arrival of artists representing the best contemporary Spanish flamenco from different generations.
Sara Baras, Rafael Riqueni, Irene Lozano “La Chiqui”, Diego Villegas, Antonio Rey, Emilio Solla & Antonio Lizana and “El Mati” are the protagonists of a program consisting of 19 performances, which in 2023 will expand from its permanent headquarters in New York to Miami and Washington.
Irene Lozano “La Chiqui”, Desplante Award 2022, will open the 21st edition on March 16 on the stages of Adrienne Arsht Center Miami on March 16 with her show ‘Las Mujeres que Habitan en Mi”. An impressive tribute to all the women and genealogies that have influenced her life and art.
FROM THE MOST AUTHENTIC ROOTS OF THE GENRE TO STYLES AS DIVERSE AS JAZZ, FUNK OR ELECTRONIC MUSIC WILL HAVE A PLACE IN THIS EDITION
The World Congress of Flamenco of the Instituto Cervantes will once again be a fundamental part of the Festival in 2023, hosting the premiere of “Cinco” at its New York headquarters on March 22nd. A new project by the multi-instrumentalist Diego Villegas, created after a series of trips around the world, through the five continents.
Also, the great guitarist Antonio Rey will perform at the Cervantes Institute in New York on March 24. One of the greatest talents of his generation: he has won a Latin Grammy (“Best Flamenco Album” in 2020) and dazzles audiences around the world with his interpretations and compositions full of soul and strength.
Emilio Solla and Antonio Lizana will present at Joe’s Pub (New York) their tango, flamenco and jazz proposal. And the DROM space in New York will have on its stage the brilliant Matías López “El Mati”, who will give a clear demonstration of his solid career.
In this sense, the Festival has once again been able to count on the collaboration of the World Congress of Flamenco of the Cervantes Institute, which returns in this 2023 to be a fundamental part of the Festival, and hosts at its New York headquarters the premiere of the show “Cinco” by Diego Villegas, and the concert of the winner of the Latin Grammy “for the best flamenco album” of 2020, Antonio Rey.
In this edition, Flamenco Festival New York has the collaboration of the Instituto Cervantes and the Instituto Nacional de las Artes Escénicas y de la Música del Ministerio de Cultura y Deporte, in the framework of the Plan de Recuperación, Transformación y Resiliencia -financed by the European Union-, Next Generation EU, and also of Acción Cultural Española.
Tickets for Flamenco Festival New York and its extension to the cities of Miami and Washington, Flamenco Festival USA, are already on sale on our website.
The most important platform for flamenco worldwide
Throughout its 20 years of history, Flamenco Festival has taken over almost the entire world, having presence in 101 cities, presenting 129 companies, 1.225 shows and an audience of over 1,600.000 people.
The largest flamenco platform in the international scene
Operating since 1996, Flamenco Festival is the main international flamenco promoter in the world. Its mission is to promote and spread the richness and variety of flamenco art, from traditional flamenco to the most avant-garde proposals.