Israel Galván is a rock star of flamenco: “a dance-marvel” and “a genius in a category of his own” as various critics have called him. Born into a great Andalusian flamenco family, it’s in his sinews, but he’s no traditionalist as the title of his show FLA.CO.MENattests.

Described as “a concerto for dancer and six musicians”, FLA.CO.MENdeconstructs the centuries-old artform, both celebrating and poking fun at its machismo and traditions. “A natural chameleon on stage, [Galván] is able...

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