Mar 1, 2019 | 7:00 PM | Friday
Flamenco dance, guitar and percussion
Elena Andújar got her degree in Spanish Dance and was an advance student at the school of Matilde Coral. During her artistic career she was accompanying choirs for Pata Negra, and was part of Joaquín Cortés’ company in the shows Cibayí and Pasión Gitana. She has collaborated with very important musicians such as Jorge Pardo, Carles Benavent and Peret.
Carrasco is a very experienced guitarist, who started playing when he was 9 year-old in the peña flameca Chacón. Years later he worked in different festivals and peñas with artists such as Luis Pica, Fernando and Curro de la Morena. He played in different tablaos like Café de Chinitas, Casa Plata y El Arenal. At the moment, he is accompanying Juan Ogalla, Manuela Ríos, Soraya Clavijo y Almudena Serrano.
Upcoming Events at Instituto Cervantes
Chicago Flamenco Festival Kick Off: Carlos Rodríguez & Ensemble Español
Workshop: A Taste of Flamenco Cuisine by Jan Santos
Spanish food tasting
Opening Night: Flamenco Abierto - Flamenco from Extremadura
The Instituto Cervantes of Chicago presents this new initiative, Flamenco from Extremadura in order to make known internationally this art of the Extremaduran culture.