Noche Flamenca & Soledad Barrio
Wednesday, October 3, 2007Concert Hall 7:30 pm
$35, $25, $15; Five College Students $15, $10, $7; Youth 17 and under $12
With stunning agility, Noche Flamenca creates a dynamic interplay among instrumental music, the bold, pure tones of flamenco singing and powerful footwork. The result is an explosive and soulful performance full of inventiveness and authenticity. Born of passion and desire, Noche Flamenca was founded in Madrid in 1993 by artistic director Martin Santangelo and his wife, Soledad Barrio. The company's vitality, energy and passion have won accolades around the world. Experience the heart and soul of flamenco-- its defiance against the world, its emotional tempests and its fierce heightened humanity.
Before you experience the passion that is flamenco, indulge your taste buds with a Spanish-inspired dinner prior to the show at the University Club. Choose from Sweet & Savory Marinated Pork Tenderloin with Onion Marmalade & Yellow Saffron Rice or the vegetarian option of Sweet & Savory Risotto Cakes with Onion Marmalade & Wilted Greens. Dinner also includes tossed baby greens with dressing, warm rolls, special selection of desserts, and coffee or tea. All for the prix fixe of $25. Seating begins at 5pm.
Make your reservations now by just filling out the enclosed order form when you order your tickets or by calling the Box office at 413-545-2511. Within easy walking distance of the Concert Hall, the University Club is located on Stockbridge Road to the north of parking lot 62.
Sponsored by El Planeta, 93.9 The River and Bank of America
Funded in part by the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts, with lead funding from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Additional funding provided by The Ford Foundation, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, JP Morgan Chase Foundation and MetLife Foundation.
Flamenco Film, various artistsLandmark Film by Spanish filmmaker Carlos Saura (1995)
Sunday, September 30, 2007 Herter Auditorium, Room 227
Free and Open to the Public,5:00 pm to 6:50 pm
Flamenco Master Classw/Ines Arrubla's advanced students
Monday, October 1, 2007 Fine Arts Center Concert Hall Stage
Free and Open to the Public to Observe,6:00 pm to 7:15 pm
Flamenco Master Classat UMass w/5-College Students
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 UMass Dance Dept., Totman Room 13
Free and Open to the Public to Observe,11:30 am to 1:15 pm
Potluck DinnerDinner with the Flamencos!
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 Jones Library Community Room
Invitation Only,7:30 pm to 9:15 pm
Pre-performance Talkw/Artistic Director Martin Santangelo of Noche Flamenca
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 University Museum of Contemporary Art
Free and Open to the Public,6:30 pm to 7:15 pm