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Marina Valiente heats up Forever Flamenco at the intimate Fountain Theatre

Marina

Dancer Marina Valiente

Sunday night ignited another red-hot evening of Forever Flamenco at the Fountain when artistic director Gerardo Morales led a company of world-class artists in our intimate venue in a concert titled ‘Sevilla a Los Angeles.’ Dancers Marina Valiente and Timo Nunez passionately performed to the guitar of Gabriel Osuna and Jesus Montoya‘s soulful singing. Mateo Amper added his artistry on piano.  The sold-out concert was produced by Deborah Lawlor and James Bennett.    

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For more than 25 years, the Fountain Theatre has produced world-class flamenco in its intimate home on Fountain Avenue and every summer in the 1200-seat outdoor Ford Theatre.  Don’t miss this summer’s extraordinary Forever Flamenco at the Ford on July 23rd. It’s LA’s hottest flamenco night of the year! 

Sunday night proved why Forever Flamenco at the Fountain was recently hailed in Tvolution magazine as “the best ticket in town.” Ole! 

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Gabriel Osuna and Company Jazz Up ‘Forever Flamenco’ on Feb 16 at the Fountain Theatre

Dancer Fanny Ara

Dancer Fanny Ara

The inclusion of piano makes Osuna’s show unique

The hottest flamenco is at the Fountain! With only 80 seats in four rows, the Fountain Theatre is the perfect venue. Each performance features a roster of world-class Flamenco dancers, singers and musicians drawn from the rich pool of Flamenco artists in Southern California, with additional guest artists brought from San Francisco, Albuquerque and Spain. This month’s line-up, under the artistic direction of guitarist Gabriel Osuna, includes Fanny Ara from San Francisco and Elena Osuna from Albuquerque, as well as Matthew Amper on piano, a unique addition under Osuna’s direction.

Gabriel Osuna

Gabriel Osuna

The Company of Artists:
Artistic Director/Guitarist: Gabriel Osuna
Dancers: Fanny AraManuel GutierrezElena Osuna 
Singer: José Cortes
Pianist: Matthew Amper
Percussionist: Gerardo Morales

Founded and produced by Deborah Lawlor, Forever Flamenco is now enjoying its 13th sold-out year at our intimate Fountain Theatre. Stage and Cinema recently hailed it as “an assemblage of the greatest flamenco artists anywhere.”  

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FOREVER FLAMENCO! pairs piano with flamenco

                                                                                                                                                                The September edition of the Fountain Theatre’s acclaimed series offers a rare flamenco performance, pairing pianist Matt Amper with Gerardo Morales on guitar and percussion; guitarist Gabriel Osuna; singer José Cortes; and dancers Vanessa Acosta“La Pamela” (Pamela Lourant) and Oscar Valero. With only 78 seats in four rows, the Fountain is the perfect place to view flamenco. Each show features a roster of world-class dancers, singers and musicians drawn from the rich pool of flamenco artists in Southern California, with additional guest artists brought from San Francisco, Albuquerque and Spain.

Now in its 9th smash year, Forever Flamenco was created by Fountain producing Director Deborah Lawlor 

“The Fountain has certainly cemented its stature as L.A.’s most significant venue for flamenco.” – LA Weekly

WHO:
Artistic Director: Gerardo Morales
Dancers: Vanessa Acosta“La Pamela” (Pamela Lourant),Oscar Valero
Singer: José Cortes
Guitarist: Gerardo Morales, Gabriel Osuna
Percussion: Gerardo Morales
Piano: Matthew Amper
Presented by Deborah Lawlor and The Fountain Theatre

WHEN: 
Sunday, Sept. 16 @ 8 pm

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