2022 Duende Festival: November 13


2022 Duende Festival: November 13

Date: Sunday, November 13, 5 pm–8:30 pm
Price: $80
We encourage guests to dress in cocktail attire.
Admission includes one drink. 

Start off your Duende Flamenco Festival celebration with Ignite Your Passion — a fiery evening of dance, drinks, and music.


Immerse yourself in the world of flamenco with a spectacular showcase in our Auditorium and mingle in the Atrium where you can enjoy activations by local artists, snacks and refreshments, and free access to our galleries. 




5 pm |  Doors open

6 pm | Showcase in the Auditorium


Opening remarks followed by Vida, a performance by artists of The National Ballet of Canada’s RBC Apprentice Program, a flamenco film presented by FabCollab, and a Flamenco Guitar Summit presented by the
Aga Khan Museum featuring world-class Canadian flamenco guitarists.
Benjamin Barrile
Carmen Romero
Gareth Owen
Michael Kavanagh
Nicolás Hernández
Pilar América



7 pm | Flamenco Intimo: Special activations in the Atrium 


Wrap up the evening in the Atrium with refreshments and captivating music and dance performances by renowned artists.
Gina Tantalo
Makeda Benitez
Nicolás Hernández



About Vida 


Performed by artists in The National Ballet of Canada's RBC Apprentice Program and choreographed by Carmen RomeroVida uses the spirit of Spanish dance to explore the energy and experience of life, combining the strength and elegance of ballet with the passion and fire of flamenco. Founded in 1951, The National Ballet of Canada is internationally renowned for its diverse repertoire of performances that range from traditional full-length classics to contemporary work, as well as the creation of new ballets with a focus on developing Canadian choreographers.


About the Guitar Summit


The Aga Khan Museum's Flamenco Guitar summit brings together some of Canada's finest award-winning flamenco guitarists. With an exclusive focus on the artistry of flamenco guitar music, Benjamin Barrile, Pilar América, Nicolás Hernández, Michael Kavanaugh, and Gareth Owen present their own creations as well as a new piece composed exclusively for this year's Duende Festival. This creative initiative is supported by the Toronto Arts Council.


Enjoy all six on-site performances with a Festival Pass.

Festival Pass: $250 with 50% off parking.
Purchase 2 shows: receive a 20% discount on performances and 50% off parking.
Purchase 3+ shows: receive a 25% discount on performances and 50% off parking.
Discounts will automatically apply at checkout after all eligible performances are added to your cart.
November 15 off-site performance not included. 


Festival Program: Duende Flamenco Festival 2022

November 13–20

Tuesday, November 15

Duende Flamenco Festival 2022

Wednesday, November 16

Duende Flamenco Festival 2022

Thursday, November 17

Duende Flamenco Festival 2022

Friday, November 18

Duende Flamenco Festival 2022

Saturday, November 19

Duende Flamenco Festival 2022

Sunday, November 20

Duende Flamenco Festival 2022

Duende Flamenco Festival is curated by Compañia Carmen

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