|Nashville, TN – Thursday, September 22 at 7:30 pm Great Performances at Vanderbilt brings Spain’s flamenco superstar and former dancer with the National Ballet of Spain, José Porcel, to Vanderbilt’s Langford Auditorium. Porcel has assembled a troupe of his country’s most acclaimed flamenco artists, renowned for performances that radiate emotion, vitality, and intensity. Don’t miss this explosive program of evocative choreography performed by Porcel and his multi-member company, featuring colorful costumes with brilliant live vocals and music of 6.
…a musical savant, a charismatic personality and a master improviser… Porcel commanded the stage, drawing much tension from oases of repose, suddenly exploding into episodes of staccato footwork… -Allan Ulrich, Voice of Dance
Tickets for the performance are on sale now at the Sarratt Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, Ticketmaster telecharge at 615.255.9600, or online a twww.ticketmaster.com. Single ticket prices are $30-$40 for individuals, $18 for VU Faculty/Staff, $10 for all area students/children with a valid ID, and $5 for VU students. Subscription packages still remain as well as the convenient FLEX Pass with deep savings. Call (615) 322.4230.
If available, tickets will be sold the night of the performance at the box office. For more information, please visit http://www.vanderbilt.edu/greatperformances.
A Master Class will be offered at Vanderbilt University Dance Program with José Porcel on Wednesday, September 21 from 5:30-7:00p.m. in Memorial Gym, Studio C, free to any Vanderbilt Dance Program attendees and $10 to non-Vanderbilt Dance students. For more information on the Master Class, visitwww.vanderbilt.edu/dance or call (615) 322.2471.