Bodas de Sangre/Suite Flamenca

Sunday, October 12
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The dances with which Gades began his solo career in about 1963 were gradually shaped into the numbers that would become the Suite Flamenca, which is comprised of eight pieces of traditional flamenco dance.

Bodas de Sangre

In 1974 Antonio Gades would take a huge step forward for Spanish dance with the creation of his ballet Blood Wedding, or Bodas de Sangre, based on the play by Federico García Lorca, who in turn was inspired by the news of an incident that took place in Nijar in 1928. It was adapted for ballet by Alfredo Mañas, who had already collaborated wit