Flamenco Festival 2012: Gala Flamenca
Wed., Feb. 29 at 8 p.m. at George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 @8:00pm
Three of flamenco's leading female dancers - Carmen Cortés, Rafaela Carrasco and Olga Pericet - share the stage in a virtuosic dance display ranging from the Gypsy roots of flamenco to contemporary innovations. Cortés, one of the great names in flamenco, has been celebrated worldwide for her performances of flamenco puro; Rafaela Carrasco has become an important figure in the new generation of flamenco dancers and choreographers and Olga Pericet has caused a sensation in flamenco circles in recent years and is considered as one of the most outstanding dancers of the younger generation.