From the 17th to the March, 2006 to April, 2nd the Ballet Nacional de España, under the direction of its director José Antonio, is putting on a programme at the
Teatro de la Zarzuela. The costumes and staging are inspired by Salvador Dalí.
In 1940, Dalí was responsible for the scenery and costumes for a flamenco show which took place in New York and which features “Federico García Lorca’s world of popular music
in the background”. José Antonio is actually quoted as saying:
Who would say no to uniting Dalí and Lorca through Flamenco?
It sounds like it could be a wonderful show and one that you shouldn’t miss if you’re in Madrid (I know I won’t!).
The second part, Elegía, is a personal tribute to Antonio Ruiz Soler, the legendary dancer who died 10 years ago. The show counts on the collaboration of Chano Domínguez y Grupo and Esperanza Fernández is the invited guest. The Madrid Regional Orchestra provides the music for the show.
Teatro de la Zarzuela
Tues – Sat: 8pm; Sun: 6pm
Price: 11 € to 32 €