Yjastros: featuring the Orchestra of New Spain: Quem Quæritis? A Flamenco Drama
8:00 pm Friday, 2:00 pm Saturday
Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company proudly brings the creative visions of world-renowned flamenco artists to the American public, while cultivating the living art of flamenco in the United States. Together with the Orchestra of New Spain, Yjastros presents Quem Quæritis? A Flamenco Drama. This performance draws from the tradition of the pastorela, told through imaginative, dynamic flamenco performance. Yjastros dramatizes human ingenuity and resilience through intricate choreographic masterpieces by Artistic Director Joaquín Encinias, Marco Flores, and other choreographers. This season highlights tradition and innovation in the world of flamenco and features choreographies made by artists at the global forefront of the art form, as well as unique musical accompaniment from the award-winning Orchestra of New Spain. Yjastros is the flamenco company in residence in the University of New Mexico Dance Program.
$40, $50, $60, $70 w/$5 discount for students, seniors and NHCC members