Guitar Brisbane is excited to present GUITARRA FLAMENCA with Paco Lara and Damian Wright with special guest James Hauptmann. Acclaimed flamenco guitarist, Paco Lara (Jerez de la Frontera, Spain), together with ARIA nominated flamenco guitarist, Damian Wright, present a performance of flamenco guitar music as well as music by Chick Corea, Jorge Cardoso & more. The afternoon will also feature and James Hauptmann on percussion.
About Paco Lara
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 accompanist 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”, and Mercedes Ruiz, participating in prestigious festival programs including Bienal de Sevilla (Spain), Casa de la Música, Moscow (Russia) and more.
About Damian Wright
In 2014, Damian Wright was invited to perform as a solo artist at The Rajasthan International Folk Festival, India and in 2016 performed at The Shanghai Fringe Festival, China. Damian's flamenco ensemble Bandaluzia were invited to perform at the biannual Adelaide International Guitar Festival curated by Slava Grigoryan. Bandaluzia was also recently awarded "The Pick Of the Sydney Fringe" at The Sydney Fringe Festival and performed to a sold out Sydney Opera House Concert Hall as an invited artist to TEDX Sydney 2014.
"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
About James Hauptmann
James Hauptmann is one of Australia’s most in demand Jazz drummers who has also made a name for himself touring and recording with the high energy ARIA award winning band Bluejuice. James has also shared the stage with Katie Noonan, James Morrison, Mark Isaacs, James Muller and Steve Hunter as well as contributing his unique playing to numerous recordings in a wide variety of genres.
Prebook tickets online*:
$30 - Adult
$25 - Concession (Pensioners and Health Care Card holders only)
$20 - Student (Full time tertiary or secondary students over 13)
$80 - Family (2 Adults + 2 Students)
Children 12 and under free
*CutCommon subscribers receive a 20% discount on tickets. Please refer to your subscriber's package for the discount code.
Tickets at the door:
$35 - Adult
$30 - Concession
$25 - Student
Children 12 and under free