Ronald Radford and his Flamenco Dancers|
Tamara "La Garbancito" and Kristina Martinez
Ronald Radfords Viva Flamenco concert is available with the added color and
dynamic Flamenco dancing of Tamara la Garbancita or Kristina Martinez
(depending on availability).
These highly acclaimed artists have a true passion for their art and present a
strong professional program of authentic Flamenco dance, guitar music and
insights into Spanish culture. Mr. Radford hosts the program with his
enlightening and entertaining commentary. The program ends with a Gypsy jam
session which includes the traditional combination of Flamenco guitar,
singing and dancing with the audience clapping in rhythm and shouting Ole!
Tamara La Garbancito lived and trained intensively in Flamenco dance with
Andalucian Gypsies in Barcelona, Spain. She studied with the Flamenco dance
masters in Madrid and New York including Manolo Rivera, Manolete and Vida
In addition to her professional Flamenco dancing internationally, Tamara has
performed in La Traviata, Carmen and The Man of La Mancha.
A multi-talented performer, she is on the dance faculty at UMKC.
Kristina Martinez was born in St. Louis, Missouri. She is a Colombian
descendant who started her dance training at age six with Carmen Tucheri in
In the U.S. she has studied under Maria Alba, Daniel de Cordoba, and Maria
Besides her concerts with Mr. Radford she has also performed in numerous
Flamenco dance company productions. She has taught Flamenco at the Ballet
Conservatory in St. Louis and is a graduate of St. Louis University.
For information about cost, availability and stage requirements
Please call 1 -800-291-7050.