K.E. Schwab -- 724-738-2199; e-mail:
OF FLAMENCO COMING TO SRU OCT. 15
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. –Flamenco, generally
considered the national art form of Spain, will be presented by
Flamencos en el Aire, a Washington, D.C., dance artist group, when
it visits Slippery Rock University for an 8 p.m. Oct.
15 public performance in Swope Music Hall as part of National Arts
and Humanities Month.
dance style originated in Andalusia in Southern Spain during the
18th century as the result of the merging of
several distinct cultural traditions.
the ensemble include Anna Menéndez, Edwin Aparicio, Richard
Marlow and José Oretea, and their repertoire includes both
traditional and original flamenco interpretations. Their SRU
performance will feature solo guitar pieces as well dance
accompanied by guitar.
credits include performances at the Kennedy Center's Millenium
Stage, Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, the Spanish Embassy, the
Library of Congress and the Baltimore Museum of Art.
The free performance is sponsored by
the Office of International Initiatives, the College of Humanities,
Fine and Performing Arts, the department of modern languages and
cultures, the dance department and SRU’s Spanish
For more information, contact Dr. Thomas C.
Daddesio at 724-738-2646.
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