On Thursday 16 February 2017, we went to see the opening offering of Sadler’s Wells 2017 Flamenco Festival. Called FLA.CO.MEN and staged by Israel Galván, it was not your standard flamenco; rather it was flamenco as conceptual art, avant-garde flamenco and the theatre aficionados were on the edge of their seats. 486 more words
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Sadler’s Wells hosts the annual and much anticipated Flamenco Festival London 2017 directed by Miguel Marín, presenting the leading flamenco performers in their latest productions. 377 more words
Israel Galvan. Photo copyright & courtesy Luis Castilla.
By Paul Ben-Itzak
Copyright 2010, 2017 Paul Ben-Itzak
PARIS — In his 2008 “El final de este estad de cosas, redux,” which received its Paris premiere May 31 at the Theatre de la Ville – Sarah Bernhardt, where it continues through June 5, nouveau flamenco sensation Israel Galvan takes on nothing less than the Apocalypse, setting himself in a musical, set, and props kaleidescope that terminates in a stark and virtuoso stroke with the star trying to stomp his way out of an upright coffin as the life figuratively ebbs out of him. 167 more words