Pasión Flamenca: Spain's Cultural Treasure
On Saturday March 1 at 7:30 we will present Pasión Flamenca in an evening of music from Spain. The art of Flamenco encompasses music, poetry, song, and dance. Vocalist Rachel "La Mala" Milloy, guitarist Scott Mateo Davies, the core members of Flamenco Mateo with an exciting team of musicians and dancers will explore the roots and current trends of this vibrant art form, including Sephardic Jewish romanceros, Roma-Gypsy music and Andalusian Muwhashahat of North Africa Arabic music. They will be joined by multi-talented percussionist Terrence Karn of Houston's Gypsy Dance Theater, highlighting the unique rhythms of Spain's artistic gift to the world. Don't miss this passionate performance!
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In addition to the headliners Rachel "La Mala" Milloy and Scott Mateo Davies, featured musicians include multi-talented percussionists Terrence Karn (of Houston's Gypsy Dance Theater) and Tim O'Keefe; violinists Laura Harada, Wendy Tangen-Foster, and David Stenshoel; pianist Jarrod Wendland and saxophonist Ward Davies; qanun player Miriam Gerberg, bassist Peter Susag; and Stefon "Bionik" Taylor performing "live production". Joining them are flamenco dancers Andrea Plevan and Colette Illarde, Middle Eastern dancer Aliyah Sahara, and ballet/hip-hop artist Aaron Davies. Vocalist Gregory Sagar lends his rich flamenco voice, as well.
Vocalist and percussionist Rachel Milloy and guitarist and oudist Scott Mateo Davies began their collaboration in 2007, sharing their love of Flamenco and other related Mediterranean music, such as Greek/Balkan Romani (Gypsy) and Sephardic music. Since then, they have taught and performed together hundreds of times. Their venues have included concert halls, festivals, private events, schools and colleges, and numerous restaurants, clubs, and cafes. They frequently feature other artists such as violinists, bassists, guitarists, percussionists, and Flamenco dancers.
The March 1 concert is at Sundin Music Hall, Hamline University, 1531 Hewitt Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55104. Seats are by general admission, $12 for adults, $8 for students and $5 for all ACTC students , faculty and staff and will be available at the door and by phone through the Sundin Music Hall Box Office, 651-523-2459. Parking at Hamline is free (permit lots are free in the evening and weekend). For directions: http://www.hamline.edu/sundin/
Roots Music: Four Corners of Europe is a concert and residency series being presented at Hamline University in collaboration with the Minnesota Global Arts Institute and with funding from the Minnesota State Arts Board.
Sundin Music Hall - Hamline University (View)
1531 Hewitt Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55104
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