Vida Flamenca Productions presents Cumbre Flamenca

Saturday March 21st, 2015
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Santa Barbara
Performance | $20-$40

Based in Jerez de la Frontera, one of the cradle cities of flamenco in southern Spain, Ortega is known for his riveting performances as a soloist and innovative choreography. “Domingo Ortega is one of the biggest talents of his generation. Despite his obvious technical command, he knows and revels in the importance of subtlety and the rejection of acrobatics. God is in the details, and this apostle knows how to incorporate the best elements of Canales, Galván, Barón and Farruquito, without looking like any one of them. Domingo Ortega is the art of silence, the eloquence of the unstated, fleeing at each moment from technical displays and the quest for easy applause, relying always on the power of compás. A dancer of clean and totally original lines, despite the diverse influences reflected. Domingo Ortega possesses the all-important virtue of knowing what he can do and never miscalculating, each movement is carried out to its ultimate consequences and every cell of his organism is accomplice to the task.” (Feb. 2007 ‘‘ by Estela Zatania).

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