ABOUT THE SHOW
Following the success of 2 sold-out shows at Brisbane Powerhouse in 2023 and their lauded performances at WOMADelaide 2023, acclaimed flamenco ensemble, Bandaluzia, return to Brisbane with a brand new show in 2024.
Led by ARIA nominated Flamenco guitarist Damian Wright, Bandaluzia will present a spectacular new show that showcases contemporary flamenco dance and music, whilst retaining the essential characteristics of the flamenco tradition.
BANDALUZIA are celebrated for their powerful performances, unique sound and explosive displays of dazzling musicianship and virtuosity.
Recently, Bandaluzia performed at The Adelaide International Guitar Festival, curated by Slava Grigoryan and was awarded ‘Pick Of the Sydney Fringe’ at The Sydney Fringe Festival. They also performed to a sold out Sydney Opera House Concert Hall as an invited artist at TEDX Sydney.
This will be a show not to be missed!
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Led by Artistic Director and guitarist, Damian Wright, Bandaluzia Flamenco are celebrated for their powerful performances, unique sound and explosive displays of dazzling dance, musicianship and virtuosity that has made them a great success at festivals and theatres across Australia.
Bandaluzia also brings together some of Australia’s most talented dancers and musicians. Dance Australia Magazine’s ‘Most Outstanding Dancer’ and co-winner of ‘Best Dance Show’ at The Adelaide Fringe, Jessica Statham (flamenco dance). Rosalie Cocchiaro (flamenco dance) who has performed in many of Madrid’s most premier Tablaos (flamenco venues). Outstanding percussionist James Hauptmann (James Morrison, Vince Jones, Bluejuice) and violinist Yuhki Mayne (Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Victoria Opera and the Opera Australia Orchestra).
Damian recently released his debut album ‘Shifting Sands’ to amazing praise. Sydney Morning Herald described it as ‘Glorious’ and awarded it Album of the Week.
Bandaluzia are highly revered for their ability to mix elements of other genres into their performances, whether being the rich harmonies of Jazz, the exotic melodies of the Orient or the infectious rhythms of South America. An experience that ignites the senses with the grace of Flamenco.
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PERFORMANCE DATES & TIMES
Suitable for ages - ALL AGES