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Midland Arts Centre

Mercedes Ruiz "DUAL" Birmingham

Elated to collaborate with Flamenco Nights to bring world renowned Flamenco masters Mercedes Ruiz and Santiago Lara with their intimate show 'DUAL'

Mercedes Ruiz "DUAL" Birmingham
Mercedes Ruiz "DUAL" Birmingham

Date and Time

30 Sept 2024, 19:30 – 20:45

Midland Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham B12 9QH, UK

About this Class

🎶 We are very excited to collaborate in this project with our friend 'Flamenco Nights' to bring this exciting ensemble of artists!

🌍World renowned flamenco masters Mercedes Ruiz (Choreography and dance💃) and Santiago Lara (flamenco guitar and composition 🎸 ) combine their

exceptional talents and shared vision of flamenco in "Dual". This is an intimate and dramatic work in which two artists brilliantly express their unity and partnership in both life and art. 🔥

📰 Press Coverage:

🔸About DUAL:

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “An outstanding show!” ELLE FRANCE

🔸About their productions:

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐“A grand blaze of artistry. They won our hearts and spoke about flamenco with a commanding truth and virtuosity

FINANCIAL TIMES (Sadler´s Wells Theatre London)

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐“Mercedes Ruiz is the Ida Rubinstein of the ensemble, tall and slender, with a fierce profile and a genius for costume.”

THE GUARDIAN (Sadler´s Wells Theatre London)

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"One of the most exciting dancers working today", THE NEW YORK TIMES (FLAMENCO FESTIVAL NY)

📽 Clik here to watch promo video

🌟 Highlights of the event:

💃 Dazzling Flamenco Dance: Experience the captivating elegance and intensity of Flamenco dance! Multi awarded dancer Mercedes Ruiz will bring the stage to life with her intricate footwork, expressive movements, and captivating presence. Get ready to be swept away by her energy and passion!

🎸 Flamenco Extravaganza: Immerse yourself in the soul-stirring artistry of Flamenco guitar! Multi awarded Santiago Lara will take you on a journey through the passionate and intricate world of Flamenco music with his own compositions, , in an intimate setting that enhances the emotional connection between the artist and the audience.

🔥 Unforgettable Atmosphere: Let the intensity of Flamenco, combined with the energy of live percussion, create a spellbinding atmosphere.

🕑 Event Programme:

7pm Doors open

7.30pm Flamenco Show (No interval)

Duration (approx 75 minutes)

🎫 Tickets sold in MAC's website

Don't miss this very special, intimate, and powerful duo of raw talent and artistry 🎸💃

Looking forward to seeing you there!

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