An opportunity to learn from and watch the performance of one of Australia’s most revered flamenco artists will be at the Gunnedah Town Hall on Sunday, September 24.
Bandaluzia Flamenco are celebrated for its powerful performances, unique sound and explosive displays of dazzling dance, musicianship and virtuosity that has made it a great success at festivals and theatres across Australia.
Performing will be artistic director Damian Wright on the flamenco guitar, Yuhki Mayne, violin, James Hauptmann, percussion and Rosalie Cocchiaro and Jessica Statham flamenco dancing.
Flamenco is a type of Spanish folk performance with song and dance.
Bandaluzia recently performed at The Adelaide International Guitar Festival curated by Slava Grigoryan, was awarded “The Pick Of the Sydney Fringe” at The Sydney Fringe Festival.
It is highly revered for its ability to mix elements of other genres into its performances, whether being the rich harmonies of jazz, the exotic melodies of the Orient or the infectious rhythms of South America.
Bandaluzia has performed at prestigious FourWinds Festival, The Sydney International Guitar Festival, The International Gypsy Music Festival, National Folk Festival, The Recital Centre, Sydney, amongst many others, and has been invited to perform at WOMADelaide.
It is a performance of contemporary flamenco dance and live music while providing the traditional characteristic of the flamenco.
Bandaluzia mixes elements of other genres into its performances, whether being the rich harmonies of jazz, the exotic melodies of the orient or the infectious rhythms of South America.
A dance workshop will be hosted in the morning at 11:30am before the cabaret concert at 2pm. Workshops and ticket bookings can be made by calling the Gunnedah Conservatorium on 6742 3998 or through the website www.gunnedahconservatorium.com.au
This is a fun cabaret-style event and audience members are invited to bring their own picnic hampers and drinks for the event to share with at their table.To order photos from this page click here