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Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 24 June 2018

Flamenco star Eva Yerbabuena to debut at Dubai Opera

Famed for speed and dramatic footwork, the dancer will mix traditional flamenco forms with her own style

Flamenco star Eva Yerbabuena will make her debut at the Dubai Opera on October 5. Courtesy Dubai Opera
Flamenco star Eva Yerbabuena will make her debut at the Dubai Opera on October 5. Courtesy Dubai Opera

For one night only, renowned Flamenco star Eva Yerbabuena will make her Dubai debut with a performance at Dubai Opera on Thursday, October 5.

Accompanied by dancers and an ensemble of musicians, she will take the stage to perform a rendition of her celebrated Carne y Hueso show.

Famed for her speed and dramatic footwork, the dancer will be mixing tradition flamenco forms with her own style.

Dubai Opera’s Chief Executive, Jasper Hope, said: “Eva Yerbabuena is one of the world’s great dancers and an icon of Spanish cultural performance. It’s an honour to present her debut in the UAE and I am so pleased Dubai Opera is able to welcome a star whose dynamite performances define the incredible art of Flamenco.”

Yerbabuena's career has spanned almost two decades and she has created many high-profile shows as a choreographer and director including 5 Mujeres 5, La voz del silencio, and Eva.

Tickets start from at Dh200 and will be on sale from midday on Thursday, July 6. For more, visit www.dubaiopera.com