Leeds Flamenco Festival 2017

 

Leeds Flamenco Festival is an annual event organised by Arts@Trinity and Instituto Cervantes taking place at Holy Trinity Church Leeds (LS1 6HW). For the past four years, Leeds Flamenco Festival has brought the world’s best flamenco artists to the city and this year is no exception. This years concert program will feature a headline performance by the internationally acclaimed flamenco guitarists Juan Martín and his dance trio on Friday the 26th of May as well as community performances and flamenco workshops on Saturday the 27th.

Don’t miss out, book your tickets today!

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Day One (26th May 2017)
The opening event of the Leeds Flamenco Festival 2017 is a performance by the internationally acclaimed flamenco guitarists Juan Martín, the stunning dancer Raquel Gonzalez, and the extraordinary singer Antonio Aparecida.

Programme (Day One)
6:30pm—Doors Open
7:30pm—First Set
8:15pm—Intermission
8:45pm—Second Set
9:30pm—Concert Finishes

Ticket Prices (Day One)
All tickets for day one of the festival are available from Jumbo Records (in store), online (follow the below links) and over the phone (0113 245 5570).

Deluxe Ticket: £27 (Front two rows)
Standard Ticket: £22 (church nave seating)
Economy Ticket: £16.50 (church isle seating, restricted view)

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Juan Martin Trio Workshop (27th May 2017)
In addition to Friday evening’s performance, Juan Martín and the other members of his trio will be teaching a workshop from 10:00am-11:30am on Saturday. This workshop will take the form of a guest talk from Juan and will include live demonstrations from him and his trio. The workshop will specifically explore how all three elements of flamenco (guitar, dance and singing) are brought together and is suitable for anyone interested in flamenco.

This workshop in non-participant based, i.e. ticket holders attending will be there as observers only. As such, there is no need to bring guitars or dance / percussion equipment.

Tickets for the workshop are available from Jumbo Records (in store), online (follow the below link) and over the phone (0113 245 5570).

Workshop Ticket: £11

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Day Two (27th May 2017)
Day two of the festival will feature: flamenco dance and guitar performances from the students at Instituto Cervantes, dance performances from Yorkshire based community dance ensembles, including: Horsforth Flamenco Dance and Hebden Bridge Flamenco, a concert with the West Yorkshire Classical Guitar Society (W.Y.C.G.S.), and a duet flamenco performance featuring flamenco guitarist Samuel Moore and percussionist Dr Tenley Martin.

Programme (Day Two)
Lunchtime Concert
1:00pm—Doors Open
1:05pm—W.Y.C.G.S Concert
2:30pm—Doors close to the public

Evening Concert
6:30pm
—Doors Open
7:00pm—Community performances including: The Instituto Cervantes flamenco guitar and dance students, Horsforth Flamenco Dance and Hebden Bridge Flamenco.
8:30pm—Intermission
9:00pm—Samuel Moore and Tenley Martin (a flamenco duet)
10.30pm—Concert Finishes

Ticket Prices (Day Two)
All tickets for day two of the festival are available from Jumbo Records (in store), online (follow the below links) and over the phone (0113 245 5570).

Deluxe Ticket: £10 (front two rows)
Standard: Ticket: £8 (church nave seating)
Economy Ticket: £6.50 (church isle seating, restricted view)