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by Tony Roma
posted 11/05/2018

Vivid Music 2018 Bandaluzia Flamenco

Embodying the unmistakeable Jerez style of flamenco guitar playing, PACO LARA presents the flamenco guitar in all it’s authenticity, culture and artistry. Apart from his skill as a formidable soloist Paco is also revered for his ability as an acompaniest in the specialised world of flamenco singing (cante) and (dance), where he has performed with Flamenco’s most significant artists including Beni de Cádiz, Juan Moneo “El Torta”, Miguel Flores “El Capullo de Jerez”, Tomasa Guerrero “La Macanita”, Mercedes Ruiz, participating in prestigious festival programs including Bienal de Sevilla (Spain), Casa de la Música, Moscow (Russia) etc…

BANDALUZIA is an acclaimed modern flamenco ensemble led by ARIA nominated guitarist DAMIAN WRIGHT. Bandaluzia was recently invited to perform at The Adelaide International Guitar Festival and was awarded “The Pick Of the Sydney Fringe” at The Sydney Fringe Festival. In 2014 Bandaluzia performed to a sold out Sydney Opera House Concert Hall as an invited artist to TEDX Sydney. Known for their powerful performances, unique sound and explosive displays of dazzling musicianship and virtuosity that has made Bandaluzia a great success at festivals and theatres across Australia.

Now experience Bandaluzia at Vivid Music 2018 this June with featured flamenco dancer the brilliant ROSALIE COCCHIARO! Rosalie began her dance training at age 3 studying ballet on a scholarship for 12 years. She began her flamenco dance training with Diana Reyes in 1998 and performed with her company before moving to Spain. She returned to Australia in 2013 after living and performing in Madrid for 10 years. There she studied at the famous Amor de Dios Academy under some of the worlds best Flamenco teachers and performed in many of Madrid’s well known Tablaos, Las Carboneras, Al Andalus, Cafe de Chinitas, Torres Bermejas and was a resident dancer at ‘El Juglar’. In Madrid she taught ballet and introductory classes in Flamenco at the famous Las Carboneras tablao. She has also worked with Cirque de Soleil for their 2015 national tour, with Bernard Fanning (Civil Dusk) and with Bandaluzia (Adelaide Guitar Festival 2016).

What: Vivid Music 2018 Bandaluzia Flamenco

Where: Venue 505

When: Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd June

To Find Out More & To Book Online Click Here

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