Damian Wright Flamenco Guitar Recital
Sat 16 Sep - Funhouse Studio, Bega
$25 + BF
Concession/Funhouse members $20 + BF
Children under 16 are free
Sat 16 Sep
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Damian Wright will perform a rare solo flamenco recital in which he will present the extraordinary variety of musical styles within the flamenco guitar tradition. With influences from it’s most historical origins to the most contemporary and personal interpretations of this incredible art form. Witness the world of the flamenco guitar in all it’s virtuosity, depth and imagination by one of Australia’s most respected musicians.
DAMIAN WRIGHT is an ARIA nominated flamenco guitarist. 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 and was invited to perform at the biannual Adelaide International Guitar Festival curated by Slava Grigoryan. Damian’s Flamenco ensemble Bandaluzia was 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. 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. Bandaluzia are also 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.
“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.