¡Música del Corazón!—Mariachis y Flamencos: New Mexico’s Beloved Stepchildren

3 pm

Free community event on the NHCC YouTube Channel HERE

On the wings of melody, rhythm, and poetry, ¡Música del Corazón! concerts, featuring new groups and different traditions each year, tell us as much about our past as about our future. The concerts honor the contributions of John Donald Robb, Sr., former dean of UNM’s College of Fine Arts and a recognized music pioneer, and are dedicated in memory of his son, John Donald Robb, Jr., a driving force in the development of the UNM John Donald Robb Musical Trust.

The seventh annual John D. Robb, Jr. concert will be an online virtual presentation featuring Frank McCulloch, solo voice and guitar; La Mariachi, with Lorenzo Martínez, Larry Martínez, Miguel Ojeda, Joseph Santiago, and José Carrillo; and Flamenco artists Vicente Griego, Eloy Gonzales, and Javier Saume Mazzei.

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Virtual: Inside Yjastros

8 pm (MTS)
Virtual performance with a digital viewing pass.
Get pass HERE
Link and password will be sent to you one hour before the premiere, providing 48 hours of access.

In 1999, Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company set forth on an artistic journey that would become America’s most distinctive flamenco project. This revolutionary performance entity combines the mosaic quality of the American repertory company with the authentic idiom of flamenco, creating a living archive of choreographic masterworks.

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“Our Fair New Mexico” Virtual Concert, Featuring ReVoZo a Dos: Vicente Griego, “El Cartucho,” and José Valle, “Chuscales.”

3 pm

“Our Fair New Mexico” includes performances by musicians living in New Mexico. On June 21 at 3 pm, the 14th concert of the series will feature ReVoZo a Dos: Vicente Griego, “El Cartucho,” and José Valle, “Chuscales.”

Watch the concert at 3 pm on the NHCC’s Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/NHCCNM/

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Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company Presents Yjastros 36: El Fuego Fatuo

All events at the NHCC through April 9, 2020 have been postponed.
Please call the NHCC at 505-246-2261 for more information.

8 pm—Friday
2 pm & 8 pm—Saturday

Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company presents Yjastros 36: El Fuego Fatuo, a dynamic display of flamenco’s possibilities framed through Spanish composer Manuel de Falla’s famous work “El Fuego Fatuo”—referring to the persistent fire that is the spirit of flamenco. With world premiere choreography and invited artists including Sevilla’s world-famous flamenco cantaora (singer) Esperanza Fernández and the musical group Revózo led by Vicente Griego and César Bauvallet (Son Como Son), El Fuego Fatuo is a dazzling display of flamenco and stunning musical compositions. The interplay among expressive interpretations of de Falla’s work through the vehicles of both dance and music give audiences access to flamenco’s power to evoke profound emotions and connect us all.

$30, $40, $50, $60 w/ $5 discount for students, seniors and NHCC members
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Yjastros: A Nuestro Aire, A Celebration of 20 Years

8 pm—Friday & Saturday
2 pm—Saturday

Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company presents A Nuestro Aire, A Celebration of 20 Years, celebrating peerless choreography and the two-decade artistic journey of the incredible company. This season reprises classic works by Artistic Director Joaquin Encinias, A Nuestro Aire and Caravana de los Zincalí, and premieres new works from master artists and choreographers Mercedes Ruiz and La Popi. A unique treasure in the American cultural landscape, Yjastros brings the creative visions of world-renowned flamenco artists to the American public, while cultivating the living art of flamenco in the United States.

$30, $40, $50, $60 w/ $5 discount for students, seniors and NHCC members

Thank you to our Performing Arts Season Sponsors Heritage Hotels and Resorts, the Albuquerque Journal and Southwest Airlines!

Festival Flamenco Alburquerque, Fiesta Flamenca 32

8 pm

Festival Flamenco Alburquerque presents Fiesta Flamenca, a star-studded gala evening of music and dance illustrating the range of dynamic styles presented in Festival Flamenco. Elegance, sophistication, and physical brilliance challenge the audience to experience flamenco in all of its forms. Juxtaposing heritage and innovation, this vibrant display of artistry highlights the distinctive characteristics of flamenco. In a spectacular showcase of today’s most powerful and energetic flamenco, headlining artists of Festival Flamenco 32, along with Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company, share the stage for an evening of unforgettable music and dance.

Featured artists and a different line-up each night! They are:

FRIDAY:
Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company
Lucía Álvarez “La Piñona”
Jesùs Fernández
Belén López
Hugo López

SATURDAY:
Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company
Monica Iglesias
Concha Jareño
Manuel Liñán
Olga Pericet

$50, $60, $80, $95

Thank you to our Performing Arts Season Sponsors Heritage Hotels and Resorts, the Albuquerque Journal and Southwest Airlines!