Saturday 25 March
Bandaluzia Flamenco & Naike Ponce (Spain) Saturday Show
Damian Wright’s virtuosic but tactful guitar gave them musical backing together with the impassioned singing of Spanish Naike Ponce. – Alan Brissenden - Radio Adelaide
Bandaluzia is winning high praise for its unique Australian interpretation of the powerful music and dance form....with their thrilling blend of passion and virtuosity. – Gabrielle Wilder - SMH
Born in Sanlucar de Barrameda, Spain, acclaimed flamenco singer Naike Ponce has performed internationally with major flamenco companys, where she has been able to work with such music greats as Jorge Pardo, Estrella Morente, Manolo Sanlùcar,Manolo Soler, Piraña, Maria Vargas, Chamo Lobato, Pansequito, Rancapino, Matilde Corral and Naranjito de Triana. Recent artistic projects include her debut album ‘Con Nombres De Mujer’ alongside legendary guitarist and Grammy winner Jose Suarez Paquete, with the collaboration of Raimundo Amador, Tomatito and Piraña, among others.
Their unique characteristic is the knowledge and experience to deliver virtuosic flamenco dance, music and rhythm and the ability to conjure up it's distinctive emotion, together with the blending of the rich harmonies and explosive improvisations of Jazz. The ensemble is also revered for it's ability to combine within this the exotic melodies of the Orient and the infectious rhythms of South America.
Damian Wright is a brilliant flamenco guitarist...Wright showed what a captivating solo player he is on his own ‘In Time’, and elsewhere his articulation of complex lines was fluid and dripping with conviction. – John Shand, Sydney Morning Herald
Damian Wright (flamenco guitar), Naike Ponce (flamenco singer), Jessica Statham (flamenco dance), Rosalie Cocchiaro (flamenco dance), Ben Hauptmann (guitars) & James Hauptmann (percussion).
Bookings close at venue doors opening 6pm on the day. Tickets may be purchased at the door subject to availability.
NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES
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Unreserved seating (80% seated, 20% standing)
SHOW STARTS (approximately) 830pm.
Two sets until 1130pm (approximately)