Experience the passion and power of Flamenco guitar with celebrated guitarist Damian Wright!
Damian will present a WORKSHOP for anyone interested in flamenco guitar (please bring your guitars if you play, otherwise just watch and observe the brilliance!) from 12.30 – 2pm
Then see him IN CONCERT at 3pm.
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