La Partida ~Departure~
Saturday 7 May 2016 in Tokyo
at El Flamenco, 〒160-0022 Tōkyō-to, Shinjuku-ku, Shinjuku, 3 Chome−15−17 伊勢丹会館
Ticket: 6,500円（ワンドリンク付き with one drink), 7,000円（当日券 at the door)
Saturday 14 May 2016 in Hong Kong
at Y-Theare, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Road,
Ticket: $450, $400, $320 after 22 March
Tickets for HK show are on sale at www.ticketflap.com/lapartida
Director and Choreography: Adrian Santana
Dancers: Adrian Santana, Chloe Cheung, Mariko Drayton
Singers: Eva "La Lebri", Trini De La Isla
Guitarist: Yeray Cortes
Apuesta, juego, azar.... Futuro, son algunos de los factores que sirven como fuente de inspiración en este nuevo proyecto de Adrian Santana, donde a través de la danza plasma son sus propias vivencias y experiencias entre España y la cultura Asiática, confluyendo ambas en mismo sentir universal ala hora de vivirlo, y donde el reto es aunar este encuentro de identidades en un solo lenguaje....FLAMENCO.
Apuesta, juego, azar... Presente .... Que comience la partida....
HK show: www.ticketflap.com/lapartida
Adrian Santana was born in Malaga and comes from a family of artists. His uncle Pepito Vargas, a well-known flamenco dancer, taught him all his knowledge about the art of flamenco. He continued to study at Conservatorio Profesional de Danza de Málaga.
At the age of seventeen, he joined the cast of choreographer Carmen Mota where he worked as a soloist for five years. He then worked for ￼Jose Porcel’s flamenco company in London, the company of Camborio and Lucia del Real at the Rome Opera “La Traviata”, the production of Paco Mora in the Bienal de Flamenco de Malaga, the company of Aida Gomez, the show “Flamenco Hoy” by Carlos Saura sharing the stage with artists like Concha Jareno, Pastora Galvan and Rocio Molina. He also has worked at Flamenco Festival USA, “Dressed to Dance” presented the Guggenheim Museum in New York led by Margaret Jova and choreographed by Carlos Chamorro sharing the stage with artists like María Pagés, Manuel Linan and Rocío Molina among others.
In 2010 he received 2nd Prize at XIX Certamen de Coreografía de Danza Española y Flamenco de Madrid with his piece “Siempre me pasa lo mismo", subsequently presented in the Sala Pradillo in Madrid to great acclaim. He has participated as a part of the best dance companies highlighting Aída Gómez, Carlos Saura, Manuel Liñán/Daniel Doña, Margaret Jova productions, Carlos Chamorro and Rocío Molina, sharing the stage with artists such as María Pagés, Lola Greco, Javier Latorre, Belén Maya, Pastora Galván, Nani Paños, Concha Jareño and Rafael Estévez on stages and festivals such as Festival de Jerez, Seville Biennial and the Acropolis in Greece, Flamenco Festival London/New York, among many others. He has been directed by prestigious artists such as Antonio Canales and master Granero in different productions and is been well known in the tablaos Casa Patas, Villa Rosa, El Corral de la Moreria and El Arenal. No stranger to Hong Kong, he was invited and performed with City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong in 2013 and 2014. He also presented his own show “SIMBIOSIS” at Los Veranos del Corral at Corral del Carbon in Granada in August 2014 and Biennal de Flamenco Malaga in May 2015. In addition to his experience as a dancer, he teaches courses in different cities and conservatories in Spain and also around the world.
Trini de la Isla
Born in San Fernando (Cádiz) in 1972. From a very young age, his love of flamenco lead him to study with the teacher Manuel Soto “Sordera de Jerez". He received the first prize of the contest "Tacita de plata" of Cadiz and the first prize in the contest "Camaron de la Isla" of San Fernando.
In 2002 he recorded "Solo Compás" of Cristina Hoyos discography. Combining his recitals, he started to work in major tablaos such as El Cordobés in Barcelona, Los Gallos, Arenal, Casa Carmen in Sevilla, Las Carboneras, Villa Rosa, Casa Patas in Madrid. He has toured many different countries including Japan, Italy, Poland, France, India, Mexico, Switzerland, Morocco, to the USA to great acclaim.
He works in festivals such as Mont de Marsan, Festival de Nimes, Potaje of Utrera, Cante grande de la Puebla, Festival de Jerez, and the Festival de las Minas among others.
In 2010 he was invited by the singer Miguel Poveda to participate in the show “Historias de Viva Voz” at the opening of the Bienal de Sevilla, which was released in the plaza de toros de la Maestranza.
He is a singer at the school of flamenco of Seville "Manuel Betanzos".
He has worked with renowned artists such as Mercedes Ruiz, Andrés Peña, Rosario Toledo, Alejandro Granados, Alfonso Losa, Rafael de Carmen, Pastora Galván and others. He just released his first album “Mi Sueño” in february 2016.
Eva La Lebri was born in Lebrija, in 1978. She started with cultural exchanges with various peñas flamencas (peña is a place where musicians gather and perform), representing the Peña Flamenca Pepe Ranger de Lebrija. Notable performances in these early years include the recital performed at "El cantar de la Mujer” organized by the Ministry of Culture of the Junta de Andalucía in the Centro Andaluz de Flamenco (CAF) in Jerez de la Frontera, in July 2002.
In 2004 she began her studies at the Cristina Heeren Flamenco Foundation de Arte Flamenco in Seville and studied for several years with teachers José de la Tomasa, Paco Taranto y Esperanza Fernández. In 2007, at the Corral del Carbon of Granada, she performed with María José León y Pepe León “El Ecijano”. In 2008, she performed at “VI Festival Flamenco de Gorbio, Francia”. In 2009 and 2011, she was a semi-finalist in several styles el Concurso Internacional del Cante de las Minas de la Unión. Participate sin La Caraco lá Lebrijana in 2009, 2011 and 2012 sharing with artists such as La Macanita, José Mercé, José Valencia, Farruquito and more. Eva La Lebri has been a professor of cante flamenco since 2006 in the Centro de Arte y Flamenco de Sevilla where singer Esperanza Fernández directs. She has been a major singer in tablaos in Seville such as el Museo del Baile Flamenco de Cristina Hoyos and el Auditorio Álvarez Quintero. Currently it is essential in the tablaos in Madrid, Spain: Villa Rosa, Casa Patas, Las Carboneras... Throughout her career she has worked with a multitude of dancers, forming part of the companies of Lucía Álvarez “La Piñona”, Jesús Carmona, Antonio Márquez, Varuma Teatro, and José Porce lyunlargoetcétera. She recently returned from an American tour organised annually by the Casa Patas Foundation.
His passion for flamenco comes from family, from the hand of his father, Miguel, who taught him to play the guitar and his mother Maria who instilled in him the music.
Currently resides in Madrid where he began his career in the best Flamenco in the city such as: Las Carboneras, Villa Rosa, Casa Patas, Corral de la Moreria, among others. And in theatres such as: Teatro de Bellas Artes (Madrid), Teatro Coliseum (Barcelona), Teatro Lope de Vega (Seville), among others. He has had the honor of accompanying : La negra, La tana, Richard Bona, Marcos flores, Alfonso Losa, Manuel Liñan, Las hermanas Bautista, Chuchito Valdés, Javier Colina, Guadalupe Torres among others. He is also music composer and performer and has a project with singer Juan Debel. He has just been to the Festival de Jerez with Carmen La Taregona. Many dancers say it is a pleasure to dance with his guitar. He is the promising young guitarist.