The Spanish guitar travels in the Mediterranean is a project based on original compositions that fuse flamenco with Jewish and Arabic sounds, having a bridge between both shores of the Mediterranean.
The Spanish guitar travels through the Mediterranean. From Barcelona to Jerusalem
It elevates our senses making us travel throughout the Mare Nostrum.
Traditional instruments from all over the Mediterranean merge with the Spanish guitar of this wonderful “Tocaor” and, sometimes, flamenco singing and dancing.
The Spanish guitar travels in the Mediterranean is an original music show that connects flamenco with Arab and Jewish music from the Middle East.
It tells the story of the thousand years of cultural encounters between Jews, Muslims and Christians on the beaches of the Mediterranean.
“But when I play flamenco here, it is no use trying to avoid mixing it with the local sounds I hear in Jerusalem, Yaffa, the deserts or on the beaches. And the result is,” between “countries, instruments and sounds”
This guitarist was born in Tel-Aviv, Israel, and at a young age moved to the northern village Abirim, in the western Galilee.
His studies include a BA in musicology from the Hebrew university in Jerusalem, a graduation diploma from the Fundación de Cristina Heeren del Arte Flamenco, in Seville, Spain, and a master in flamenco guitar, from the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya, in Barcelona.
Apart from these formal studies studied extensively with guitar and oud teachers from Israel and Spain.
His work includes composing, arranging and performing with a fusion of musics between, middle eastern Jewish and Arab musics, flamenco, and sephardic music.
Apart of being an interpreting musician with his guitar and oud, he leads his personal project The Spanish guitar travels the Mediterranean.
Performed in festivals and venues in Israel and Europe, including: Festival Internacional de Musica Sefardí in Cordoba, Spain; International Jewish Music in Amsterdam; University of Cypress Cultural Festival in Nicosia, Cypress; Fundación Tres Culturas in Seville; In Israel: Earthdance Festival, Sufi Festival, Moustache Festival, Confederation House, Días Del Flamenco Festival, Yellow Submarine, and more.
Based in Barcelona and available to perform at events around the world.
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Barcelona Flamenco was born from the initiative of a group of professionals who are committed to quality and rigor. Among the main activities of Barcelona Flamenco is the promotion of flamenco concerts and cycles, with first class artists and undoubted talent. We are also specialized in the management of human resources for the creation of shows and seminars made "to measure".
This business proposal will allow you to vary the format of the show, creating a wide range of possibilities to choose from. Barcelona Flamenco is defined as a work system that offers you the possibility to choose between a wide and varied range of shows, which allow you to choose multiple combinations that will surely cover any of your needs and expectations.