The oncoming chilly weather is the perfect reason why you have to head down to the Lyric Theatre on Wednesday 24 May to experience the passionate and internationally acclaimed Las Minas Puerto Flamenco- and there's no time to hesitate- it's one performance only!
This production has toured cities like Melbourne, Bombay, Madrid, Tokyo Sydney to great acclaim.
Las Minas Puerto Flamenco tells the story of flamenco in the ports -which have been the home and starting point for all kinds of artists as voyages to the Americas were made by boat and products from the Far East came in boats along the silk routes. Ports were a trade hub and a place for celebration.
There are 11 artists - dancers, singers and musicians- singing accompanied by guitars, dancing and percussion, flamenco flute, the saxophone and the cajón box. Each of these artists is a star in their own right.
The production features Flamenco dancers: Yolanda Osuna, Amador Rojas and Eduardo Guerrero and Flamenco singers: Gema Jiménez, Manuel Soto and Bernardo Miranda, with José Tomás Jiménez and Javier Ibáñez on guitar, Manuel Óscar on the Flemish flute, Juan Diego Sáez on the Flemish saxophone and Lolo Plantón, a leading percussionist in the Flamenco world, as a sit-in on percussion. To date this group of artists that has toured 30 port cities in Spain and many cities of the world with this acclaimed port Flamenco show. Costume design is by Francis Montesinos and Ángel Rojas is the Artiastic director.
Eduardo Guerrero- just say that name out loud and you'll get your flamenco on! and roll your 'r' s
Las Minas Puerto Flamenco is a show that will bring the power, the passion and the virtuosity of the art of flamenco to Johannesburg- don't miss it!
Las Minas Puerto Flamenco has been made possible with the support of Accione.
Las Minas Puerto Flamenco
Venue: The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City
Date: 24 May, 2017
Show Time: 8pm (100 minutes long – no interval)
Ticket Prices: R290 – R475
Bookings: Computicket - 0861 915 8000 / www.computicket.com or Computicket outlets
Discounts: Tsogo Sun Rewards Cardholders: Gold - 10% off / Platinum 15% off / Black 20% off.
Online: Facebook - Las Minas Flamenco Tour / Twitter - @Puerto Flamenco
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