Flamenco Barocco at Durban concerts


“Baroque2000 and Flamenco” will be the theme of the 5th Series concert of Durban’s Baroque 2000 on Sunday 29 September.

Flamenco Barocco. Photo: Val Adamson
Flamenco Barocco. Photo: Val Adamson

It will be held at 11:30 at the Church of the Mariannhill Monastery. Tickets are R150.

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The renowned Spanish dancer Linda Vargas will feature as a special guest artist and will perform some virtuoso castanet sounds over Luigi Boccherini’s Fandango from his Guitar Quintet, as well as through Antonio Vivaldi’s “La Follia”. Demi Fernandes will be the guitarist for the occasion.

The ensemble will also perform Athanasius Kircher’s “Modo Hypodorico”, a collection of beautiful airs seldom presented in concert, as well as a Concerto Grosso by the famous Archangelo Corelli. Tickets will sell at the door at R150. There is ample and safe parking and the Tea Garden will be open for refreshments and light lunches.

This exciting show will be repeated at “The Chairman”, 146 Mahatma Gandhi Rd. (Point Rd) on Saturday 5 October, 21:00. The entrance fee will be R150 and will include a welcome drink. A cash bar and the restaurant will be available before the performance and will remain open until late in the night. Contact: Michel 082 303 5241 / sursouth@iafrica.com

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