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Nueva York Flamenco City & Amilia Hernández$15
Nueva York Flamenco City & Amilia Hernández on Saturday, February 8th, 2020 at 9:30 pm.
$15 cover charge for mezzanine. $7 suggested donation for the first floor. FREE admission for CHILDREN 12 and under.
Amilia Hernandez / Bailaora.
Adrian Alvarado / Guitar.
Alfonso Cid / Cantaor.
Amilia Hernandez was born in France from Spanish descent and graduated from the national conservatory in ballet and modern dance studies in 1999 with the honors of the jury. She then pursued her contemporary dance studies in Paris until early 2000. Her style was shaped by dancing with two renowned companies, A.M Pascoli Dance Group and Taipei Dance Circle in France and Taiwan from 2000 to 2005. She started studying flamenco in 2006 in Sevilla under the direction of Ursula Lopez, Andres Marin, and El Oruco, among others. In 2012, she danced at the NYU Baruch Theater in La Quinta Luna, a show directed by Flamenco y Sol company to promote New York’s best-emerging flamenco dancers. Since 2013, she has been dancing with Pasion y Arte company based in Philadelphia. Her work with them includes performing at the Flamenco Festival of Philadelphia and at the Fisher Memorial Art of Philadelphia in Complices, a creation from Rosario Toledo blending modern dance and flamenco. She is also a member of Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana Company.
Adrian Alvarado, São Paulo, Brazil 1968. Spanish-Brazilian guitarist, composer, and arranger. (Monica Molina, Pastora Soler, Farhad Darya, Danilo Perez). Adrian Alvarado is a very versatile guitarist, with a solid career as soloist, session musician, as well as a sideman for many artists in the Flamenco scene, Jazz and Brazilian music.
Alfonso Cid was born and raised in Sevilla, the heartland of flamenco music. He also had the opportunity of attending the activities of one of the most significant flamenco clubs in Andalusia, the Peña Flamenca Torres-Macarena in Seville. Alfonso has toured extensively throughout the USA, Latin America, Israel and Europe, and has just toured Spain last February of 2018 with the Jazz/Flamenco band the New York Bojaira Project by pianist Jesús Hernández from Granada, Spain.