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Gualberto y Orquesta de Cámara SUITE FLAMENCA EN RE Sep. Sat 22 | 23:00 | 20,00€ | BUY

As well as the French, German or Italian suites are formed by dances, such as the Minuet, the Zarabanda the Bourrée, Courante etc, this flamenco suite is also formed by dances as in the Baroque suites, but in this case they are based on the traditional flamenco styles, such as Segiriya, Soleá, Bulerías, Alegrías, Tanguillos etc.

Each flamenco club is a dance, but also a cante, and I’m not going to go into what was first if the hen or the egg, the cante or the dance, but in this suite both will be represented in the spirit of music or except that is my intention.

The instrumental part will be in charge of the classical instruments, as in the baroque suite, but the flamenco cante and melodies will be interpreted by the Sitar, an Indian instrument that I will play myself, and who have the ability to imitate the voice because they are built for that purpose, since Indian instrumental music is mainly based on vocal music, and all its instrumental development is based on its cante full of melismas very similar to those of flamenco; that is why with these instruments you can “sing” imitating the melismas characteristic of flamenco singing.

In this concert classical and ethnic instruments are mixed to support the flamenco spirit.

PROGRAM

I. PRELUDE A
Sitar and Percussion

TANGUILLOS DE LA ABUELA (Tanguillos)
NEW WINE (Alegrías)
NOSTALGIA (Farruca)
Chamber Orchestra

II. PRELUDE B
Sitar and Percussion

AIR OF TRIANA (Soleá)
ANTIQUE TILE (Seguiriya)
BULERÍAS DEL ALJARAFE (Bulerías)
Chamber Orchestra

ARTISTIC DETAILS

Flute: Luis Orden

Oboe: Ángel Sánchez Moguel

Clarinet: Piotr Szymyslik

Trompa: José Carlos Maicena Jiménez

Violin 1: María Rosaria D’Aprile

Violin 2: Alan Andrews

Viola: Ignacio Manzano Fernández

Chelo: Ana Sánchez Barrueco

Double bass: Eduardo Rodríguez Spínola

Percussion: Álvaro Garrido

Sitar and Orchestra Conduct: Gualberto García

Gualberto

Born in Seville on July 3, 1945.
He started in music at the choir of the Salesians of Triana at age 10.
When he was 17 he left school and formed the group “Los Murcielagos” with which he entered the rock world.
In 1967 he formed “Smash”, an emblematic group of Spanish rock and pioneer of Andalusian rock. They record several LPs and give concerts throughout the national territory. After the dissolution of the group Smash travels to the United States where he studies music, he starts as a composer writing a rock opera, “Behind the Stars” which premieres at the Academy of Music in Brooklin, New York.
He collaborates as a studio musician in “Good Vibrations studio” thus entering in contact with musicians of Jazz, Rock, Folk, etc.
He joined the “Yoga Symphony Orchestra” and formed a group with Diwan Mothihar, famous Indian sitarist, Arthur Volh, violin with whom they give several concerts.
In 1974, he returned to Spain with two American musicians (Arthur Volh and Todd Purcell) recording... +

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how to arrive:

Dirección:

Calle Crédito nº13 (Casco Antiguo).

Medio: Bus: Line 13 [Stop Calatrava-Alameda de Hércules] y Line 14 [Stop Calatrava-Alameda de Hércules].

Indicación: Alameda Theater Municipal scenic space managed by the Institute of Culture and Arts of Seville (ICAS), which is a reference point for the exhibition of children, youth and family theater. Today represents the only space in Andalusia with programming mainly aimed at children. It is located in a building rehabilitated in the mid-80s by the City of Seville. The ship, former workshops of the Maraver Foundry, was adapted for cultural use in 1987. The industrial building was recovered as a scenic space after a work by the architect Ignacio de la Peña Muñoz. In 1992 and 1996 some reforms were also undertaken. It is a set of four naves (one has disappeared) aligned along Calatrava Street.