July 25 & 26
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 ♦ 8:30 PM
4544 N Lincoln Ave · Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall · 773.728.6000
A weekly showcase of world music and dance featuring the best local and touring talent! Most shows are Wednesday nights at 8:30 PM.
Most World Music Wednesday concerts are free with a $10 suggested donation. TO GUARANTEE YOUR ENTRY MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS IN ADVANCE EITHER ONLINE OR BY CALLING THE BOX OFFICE AT 773.728.6000. Reservations unclaimed 10 minutes before showtime will be released to waiting patrons.
The Ensemble Español returns to the Old Town School of Folk Music's World Music Series in "Duende Flamenco" Music and Dance Concert with guest musicians from Spain and the U.S. After it's successful 40th anniversary season, including a tour of Spain to standing ovations and rave reviews in the cities of Madrid and Fuenlabrada, the Ensemble will grace the Old Town School stage with the dynamic rhythms of Flamenco dance and song from Andalucia in its traditional and contemporary styles.
This concert is part of the American Spanish Dance & Music Festival running from June 7 - 24 with master classes, seminars and concerts. For more information visit: www.EnsembleEspanol.org or call (773) 442-5916 or via email Ms. Josephine DiCesare, Manager of Operations at G-Dicesare@neiu.edu
"Watching the company – an ensemble of extraordinarily beautiful, passionate, superbly skillful dancers backed by the sort set, lighting and costume design found only among the grandest ballet companies…Each piece on Thursday's program was superb, but it was the brilliantly arranged juxtaposition of the works, including several interludes of live music, that sealed the deal – illustrating the fact that while this company is deeply rooted in the art of flamenco, it moves far beyond that singular technique to explore classical, folkloric and contemporary styles, and invariably injects everything it does with great theatrical flair." - Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times