09/11/2019 - Cambewarra Hall, Cambewarra
$20 + BF
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Bobby Singh and Damian Wright in Concert
Saturday November 9th, 6pm-9pm – Cambewarra Hall.
AWARD WINNING FLAMENCO GUITAR & TABLA
ARIA award winning Tabla player BOBBY SINGH in duet with Flamenco guitarist DAMIAN WRIGHT in a special concert celebrating their mutual love of Flamenco and Hindustani Classical music. Featuring spectacular improvisations based on traditional flamenco forms as well as beautiful music by John Mclaughlin, Anouar Brahem, Paco de lucia and original compositions.
ARIA winner Bobby Singh is an internationally renowned tabla player, both in traditional Indian classical music and cross cultural genres, and is renowned throughout Australia and internationally for his work with acts that straddle the divide between tradition and modernity. Bobby Singh spends most of his time between India and Australia, regularly playing alongside cultural icons such as, Grammy award winner Pt Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, John Butler, Slava Grigoryan amongst others. Bobby also lends his flavour to the organic dance stylings of The Bird, and through his work with percussion trio Circle of Rhythm and Djan Djan.
DAMIAN WRIGHT is an ARIA nominated Flamenco guitarist. In 2018 Damian performed in Jerez, SPAIN at La Conferencia de Jose Luis Balao as part of the Jerez International Guitar Festival. In 2014 Damian 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 ensemble BANDALUZIA was invited in 2016 to perform at the biannual Adelaide International Guitar Festival curated by Slava Grigoryan & was a soloist at The Sydney International Guitar festival in 2017 & 2018
“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.