Luis de la Carrasca - Carmen Flamenco

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Luis de la Carrasca - Carmen Flamenco

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Luis de la Carrasca - Carmen Flamenco

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Luis de la Carrasca - Carmen Flamenco

© Xavier Cantat

Luis de la Carrasca - Carmen Flamenco

© Xavier Cantat

Luis de la Carrasca - Carmen Flamenco

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Luis de la Carrasca - Carmen Flamenco

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Luis de la Carrasca - Carmen Flamenco
Luis de la Carrasca - Carmen Flamenco
Luis de la Carrasca - Carmen Flamenco
Luis de la Carrasca - Carmen Flamenco
Luis de la Carrasca - Carmen Flamenco
Luis de la Carrasca - Carmen Flamenco
Luis de la Carrasca - Carmen Flamenco

Carmen Flamenco

Creation at The Theatre du Chêne Noir for the Avignon Festival 2017

Carmen Flamenco is an adaptation for 7 performers from the work of Bizet and Mérimée, a show which mixes theatre, lyrical song, flamenco singing and dancing.

How emerge the « duende » which lead the most recognized bohemian in literature and in opera ? By making meet two powerful vocal art, lyrical and « Canta Jondo », illustrate by movement and savoury moment of « bailaores».
The sing, the guitar, the piano and the dance and accented by syncopated rythm of the flamenco music mingle with and lead the character of Don José and Carmen towards to them tragic destiny.
The story of Don José mingle with famous tune performed by «our» Carmen, Maagali Paliès for the lyrical song and by Luis de la Carrasca for the flamenco.
Which opera lends its more than Carmen at variations and adaptations of it tunes towards to Flamenco Art ? No one !
The meeting of both univers will gain the heart of the public !

With : Luis de la Carrasca (Flamenco Song) – Magali Paliès (Lyrical Song) – José luis Dominguez (Flamenco Guitar) – Jérôme Boudin-Clauzel (Piano) – Ana Pérez et Kuky Santiago (Flamenco Dance) – Benjamin Penamaria (Comedian)

Louise Doutreligne ( pamphlet according to the short story of Prosper Mérimée) – Evelio Miñano (traduction) – Luca Jimenez (scenographer) – Alice Touvet ( costume) – Jean-Luc Paliès (stage direction)

 

Creation of the Avignon Fringe Festival 2017 :
Artistic Production : Association Andalouse Alhambra (line producer) / Influenscènes
Co – producer : Saint Maur Theater / Scène & Cies
Co-realisation au Festival d’Avignon : Théâtre du Chêne Noir
Supported by : Spedidam, département Val de Marne, Fond de soutien à la professionnalisation du Festival Off d’Avignon

Avignon Fringe Festival 2019 :
Production artistique : Association Andalouse Alhambra (producteur délégué) / Influenscènes
Soutien : Spedidam

assistance for dissemination of 2018 : ADAMI

 

Available on DVD

In the press

« Amazing piano/guitar combination that works as well for the singing as for the dancers and their palmas, rereading, interpretation, costumes, scenery, lights and staging worthy of the Festival In. »
Radio AlbatrosDidier Blons, july 2017
« Carmen Flamenco : A tour de force »
Vaucluse MatinSonia Garcia, 20 july 2017
« These exceptional artists, all in tune, set the room ablaze and express blood, death and passion in a bewildering finale. »
Froggy's DelightNicolas Arnstam, july 2017
« A show of very high artistic quality in its realization and interpretation. Not to be missed! »
Spectatif22 july 2017
« To unite 7 artists at the peak of their art each in its way to interpret together on of the sumits of rench literature become the most frequently played opera worldwide is an ambitious challenge completely successful »
La Provence24 july 2017 - Carmen Flamenco

Carmen Flamenco in video

Carmen Flamenco
Creation 2017