Antonio Ruiz Soler
Pablo de Sarasate
A fascinating show ispired by the Iberian culture and by the gipsy spirit between staggering solos and elegant pas de deux and pas de trois with the artistic direction of Ricardo Cue. With original choreographies such as The Last Encounter by Ricardo Cue, with music from Hable con ella by Alberto Iglesias and the solo from The Swan by Ricardo Cue with music by Camille Saint-Saëns, interpreted by Sergio Bernal – an new version of the Bolero by Maurice Ravel and the femous Zapateado by Antonio Ruiz Soler with music by Pablo de Sarasate, a visionary scenic narration where the Spanish tradition, the elegance of ballet and the passional fire of the Flamenco – expression and symbol of the gipsy culture – merge together.
Born in Madrid in 1990, Sergio Bernal began his studies at Real Conservatorio de Madrid “Mariemma” in 2002. As a young dancer, he performed with many different companies, and in 2008 he became the étoile of the Compañía de Rafael Aguilar ballet. He then started colaborating with many great international artists such as Aída Gomez, Antonio Najarro, Carlos Saura, the Nuevo Ballet Espanol and started performing worldwide in the show “Mudanzas Boleras”. His repertoire includes Three cornered hat – Farruca and Puerta de Tierra by Antonio Ruiz Soler, Bolero 1830 by Mariemma, the role of Don José in Carmen and the Bolero by Rafael Aguilar, Niña de Fuego by Angel Rodriguez, Bolero by Paco Pozo, El último encuentro and Concierto Andaluz by Ricardo Cue, both together with Lola Greco. He is the winner of the Maratón de Danza de Madrid nad he directed the ballet show “One day and three glances”. He is a regular guest at international ballet galas such as “Maya Plisetskaya Gala” of Athens, “A Spanish Dance” of Miami, “Festival Ballet of Cali”, “Mittelfest”, “Festival of Cap Roig” of Girona and “Les Étoiles” by Daniele Cipriani receiving a wide acclaim from his audiences. In September 2012, he starts working with the Ballet Nacional de España becoming its étoile in 2016.