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Olga Pericet.© Paco Villalta. (Click image for larger version)

Olga Pericet – The Thorn That Wanted to Be a Flower, or The Flower That Dreamed of Being a Dancer – London

★★★★★   The Cordoban star Olga Pericet’s poetically titled show revealed, wonderfully, a personality too big for flamenco to hold.

The 2019 Gala Flamenca.© Juan Conca/David Mudarra. (Click image for larger version)

Mercedes Ruiz, Eduardo Guerrero and María Moreno – Gala Flamenca – London

★★★★★   As the gala’s artistic director, Liñán brought together four great talents (three dancers and a singer), backed up by an outstanding group of musicians…

Marco Flores and Olga Pericet in Paso a Dos.© Paco Villalta. (Click image for larger version)

Marco Flores and Olga Pericet – Paso a Dos – London

★★★✰✰ Cadiz-born Marco Flores and cordobesa Olga Pericet make a striking flamenco couple – he is tall and lanky, with sedate, flowing movements; she’s tiny, barely reaching his chin, and bristling with energy.

Soledad Barrio in Cambio de Tercio.© Kevin Yatarola. (Click image for larger version)

Noche Flamenca: Cambio de Tercio & Olga Pericet: Flamenco Sin Título – New York

In both shows, the most exciting element was the push-and-pull between the music-making and the dancing.

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