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Aug 13th, 2016, 12:58 AM
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Flamenco in Barcelona - 8/31 to 9/9/16

Flamenco in Barcelona - 8/31 to 9/9/16

Booked Gran Festival Flamenco (tablao flamenco Cordoba) at the Palau De la Musica for 9/2/16.
Also, have researched flamencotickets.com.

Any other recommendations for flamenco in Barcelona?
Gracias!!
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Aug 13th, 2016, 01:16 AM
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The Close to legendary Manolo Sanlúcar in Palau de la Música on September 1: http://www.palaumusica.cat/en/manolo...ed=True&cycle=

Vivir Flamenco, also in the Palau, on September 2 and 8. With, among others, fabulous up and coming local dancers Jesus Carmona and Karime Amaya, the grand-niese of the greatest flamenco dancer of all times, the barcelonesa Carmen Amaya (1917-1963): http://www.palaumusica.cat/en/vivir-...d=False&cycle=

Karime Amaya: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CklXLAvSIyc
Jesus Carmona: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hErjWb7Ht9c

Any night in Tablao de Carmen, only top of the shelf artists perform here: http://www.tablaodecarmen.com/en/
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Aug 13th, 2016, 01:26 AM
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.. and on the 9th of September the greatest flamenco festival in the world kicks off in Sevilla. Three weeks With the finest flamencos on stages all around town every night, a total of 78 concerts, eight theaters and plenty of side activities: http://www.labienal.com/en/
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Aug 13th, 2016, 09:23 PM
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Ahhhh, our trip in Spain ends 9/9/16 and will just have to schedule another Spain trip to coincide with a Flamenco festival in Seville for a future year, i hope!

We are staying near Palau Musica for the first few nights in Barcelona and they say we can hear the music during the performances.

Thank you, Kimhe, for all your help!
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Aug 13th, 2016, 11:58 PM
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And for a future trip, you also have the more compact and plain fantastic flamenco festival in Jerez de la Frontera every year in February/March: http://www.spanish-fiestas.com/festi...enco-festival/
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Aug 14th, 2016, 01:08 AM
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Kimhe, do you know of any flamenco performances in October 2016?
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Aug 14th, 2016, 01:45 AM
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Sorry, that would be late October.

You and Christina were kind to answer my questions about flamenco in Seville last year. Thanks again to both of you. We ended up seeing Andrés Marín at Torre Don Fadrique. Almost mind-blowing, especially for my husband who had to be dragged to a flamenco performance. We had tapas at the terrific Eslava beforehand, as it was on the way. It was a great night.
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Sorry, that would be late October.

You and Christina were kind to answer my questions about flamenco in Seville last year. Thanks again to both of you. We ended up seeing Andrés Marín at Torre Don Fadrique. Almost mind-blowing, especially for my husband who had to be dragged to a flamenco performance. We had tapas at the terrific Eslava beforehand, as it was on the way. It was a great night.
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Aug 14th, 2016, 05:33 AM
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Diamantina,

This site is always updated on the performances a month ahead: http://www.guiaflama.com/

Here are the major concerts: http://www.deflamenco.com/seccion-conciertos.html

The greatest flamenco event late this fall is in my opinion without doubt the premiere of Rocío Molina's latest in Théâtre National de Chaillot in Paris November 3-11: http://www.rociomolina.net/nueva-creacion/

"Rocío Molina: flamenco and beyond": https://www.theguardian.com/stage/20...-bosque-ardora
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Aug 14th, 2016, 08:54 AM
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Kimhe, thanks for the links. Rocío Molina looks amazing. Don't think I can make it to Paris, but I'll keep an eye out for her in the future.
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Aug 17th, 2016, 12:45 AM
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... and here is Rocío Molina in a stunning performance in the foyer of Théâtre National de Chaillot a short time ago. With or without the Bataclan terror attack last November in mind, this is almost unbearably powerful and beautiful:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSRAgZFamSM
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Jan 29th, 2017, 09:17 AM
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kimhe - I hope you see this post in the next few days.

We are going to Barcelona a week from tomorrow and will be there a week.
I read your recommendations about Tableo de Carmen and it looks as though we can easily book seats at this point. Do you have recommendations about choosing a "room" - which section to sit in (Balcony, General, Front Row?) and which menu you prefer?

Or are you aware of a different Flamenco show you would suggest instead? (during Feb 8 - 13)

Thanks!
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Jan 29th, 2017, 11:47 PM
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For Feb 8-13, I recommend Tablao Cordobés right on Las Ramblas, one of the most prestigious tablaos in the country. http://www.tablaocordobes.es/en

On these dates fabulous Pastora Galván (voted best female flamenco dancer 2010 by Spanish critics and one of the major stars on the curent scene) and Farru (the rising star brother of famous Faruquito) dance here.

Pastora Galván: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2SBUcrJgeQ
Farru (together with the late guitar genious Paco de Lucía): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrxGsksJusU

Have never eaten at Tablao Cordobés, but you'll normally get the best seating if you have dinner here first.
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