Nueva York Flamenco City & Amilia Hernández
Nueva York Flamenco City & Amilia Hernandez Presented by Terraza 7 Outdoor Concert Series. Saturday, August 14th, 2021 at 7:00 pm.
$5: General admission.
$10: Donation suggested.
Amilia Hernandez / Bailaora.. Calvin Hazen / Guitar. Alfonso Cid / Cantaor; Flute, and musical director.
About Amilia Hernandez:
Amilia was born in France of Spanish descent and graduated from the national conservatory in ballet and modern dance studies in 1999 with the honors of the jury. She then pursued her contemporary dance studies in Paris until early 2000. Her style was shaped by dancing with two renowned companies, A.M Pascoli Dance Group and Taipei Dance Circle in France and Taiwan from 2000 to 2005. She started studying flamenco in 2006 in Sevilla under the direction of Ursula Lopez, Andres Marin, and El Oruco, among others. In 2012, she danced at the NYU Baruch Theater in La Quinta Luna, a show directed by Flamenco y Sol company to promote New York’s best-emerging flamenco dancers. Since 2013, she has been dancing with Pasion y Arte company based in Philadelphia. Her work with them includes performing at the Flamenco Festival of Philadelphia and at the Fisher Memorial Art of Philadelphia in Complices, a creation from Rosario Toledo blending modern dance and flamenco. She is also a member of Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana Company.
About Calvin Hazen:
Calvin has recently relocated to the U.S. after 20 years of living and working as a professional guitarist in Madrid, Spain. He has performed at some of the most prestigious theatres in the U.S. as well as internationally including RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL and LINCOLN CENTER in New York City, TEATRO NACIONAL in Mexico City, and TEATRO MADRID in Spain where his performances have enjoyed enthusiastic critical acclaim (new york times, village voice, etc.). television appearances include the tonight show with jay leno, good morning America and the Regis and Kathy Lee show.
He has worked as a musical director and composer for numerous companies including Suite Espanola, Carlota Santana Flamenco Vivo, and Maria Benitez Teatro Flamenco. He is a regular performer and instructor for Festival Flamenco, Albuquerque.
Calvin worked as composer and co-producer on“El Pintor”, in Madrid, Spain, and “Ni Mucho Ni Poco” in N.M. In 2014, he was asked to collaborate with Spanish pop icon PABLO ALBORAN on the recording of “Terral”, the 5-time platinum-selling record which enjoyed 11 straight weeks as Spain’s number 1 selling record and was nominated for a grammy. Most recently he was working as a guest artist instructor and composer/arranger in the Theatre and Dance Department at the University of New Mexico.
About Alfonso Cid:
Alfonso was born and raised in Sevilla, the heartland of flamenco music. He also had the opportunity of attending the activities of one of the most significant flamenco clubs in Andalusia, the Peña Flamenca Torres-Macarena in Seville. Alfonso has toured extensively throughout the USA, Latin America, Israel, and Europe, and has just toured Spain last February of 2018 with the Jazz/Flamenco band the New York Bojaira Project by pianist Jesús Hernández from Granada, Spain.