World Music Institute to Welcome Back Flamenco Dance Festival This March

The husband-and-wife team of flamenco dancer Sonia Olla-who was tapped this past fall by Madonna to choreograph the legend’s worldwide 2015-2016 “Rebel Heart Tour”-and singer Ismael Fernández, are each from Spain (Sonia from Barcelona, Ismael from Seville and of Gypsy descent), now relocated to New York. They currently reside here, performing and also teaching authentic flamenco and cante classes. After moving to New York, Sonia and Ismael collaborated to create “Tiempo Al Aire,” a unique blend of traditional flamenco with elements of jazz and percussion, which sold out Joe’s Pub as part of the world-famous New York Flamenco Festival in 2014. Later this month (February 26/27), the duo will perform at Instituto Cervantes of Chicago Festival with Tablao Sevilla…Brodway World

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