Queen Sofia of Spain made her way to Harlem during a recent trip to New York. In honor of Hispanic Heritage month, one stop in particular on her trip was at an Authentic Flamenco show presented by the Teatro Real–The Royal Opera of Madrid.
The Authentic Flamenco performance is only in New York until October 9 and takes place at the Harlem Parish, located at 258 West 118th Street.
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Along with Queen Sofia, other notable political figures of Spain were present. Mayor of Madrid José Luis Martínez-Almeida and Spanish ambassador Santiago Ansonera were also at the show.
This performance showcases the talent of some of the most well-known flamenco artists from Spain, including dancers Amador Rojas and Yolanda Osuna and singers Manu Soto and Bernardo Miranda. On guitar you’ll find José Tomás Jiménez, Sergio de Lope on flute and saxophone, and Lolo Plantón on percussion.
Before the show closes on Oct. 9, lessons with the famous dancers and musicians will be offered. Not only do you get to meet these performers but you can learn from them in this two hour class. Find out more information on these sessions here and don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience.
We had the opportunity to see the exciting show and every performer had total command of the stage, their talent shined through. It’s an amazing cultural experience that is truly unforgettable.
Don’t miss out on this one of a kind experience and who knows you might be rubbing elbows with an important international figure while you’re there!