The Martin Metzger Flamenco Ensemble
The Martin Metzger Flamenco Ensemble consists of some of the most experienced, talented and dedicated flamenco musicians in Chicago. All the of the members have studied the art in depth, traveling to Spain regularly, in order to capture the art’s energy, nuances and spirit. The ensemble consists of Marisela Tapia (dance), Patricia Ortega (voice), Diego Alonso (guitar), Martin Metzger (guitar), and Javier Saume (cajon). The respect for flamenco and desire to preserve its authenticity, is at the core of the ensemble’s vibrant and moving performances. The ensemble currently performs throughout the Chicagoland area, inspiring audiences of all kinds. Some of the venues that the ensemble has performed at include the Cervantes Institute, the Old Town School of Folk Music, Uncommon Ground, National Museum of Mexican Art, Millennium Park, and many outdoor festivals, art galleries and private events.