If you like your flamenco hot and heroic, with a dash of pathos, La Pepa at Sadlers Wells will not disappoint. By Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras.
La Pepa’s first scene references the Spanish War of Independence 1808-1814. La Pepa is the nickname given to the 1812 Spanish Constitution of Cadiz, and this production is a loosely woven telling of the story. Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the signing of the 1812 Spanish Constitution of Cadiz, La Pepa expresses the horror of war and then contrasts it by celebrating the country and its women, the beauty of the land, happiness, life and freedom
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