Flamenco is dynamic, Brisbane based ensemble that
celebrates the passion and grace of flamenco music and dance.
Simone Pope (dancer), Andrew Veivers (guitar), and their group
bring the intricate rhythms, dazzling footwork and raw energy
of flamenco together in a concert that encompasses both the
ancient richness of the traditional and the virtuosity of contemporary
courtesy of Steven B McAlpine
by some of Spain's finest dancers including La China, Carmela Greco,
Concha Vargas, and Belen Fernandez, Simone's contemporary choregraphies
transfix the audience with their energy and passion.
constantly returns to
Andrew Veivers has been performing, teaching, and studying
the Spanish guitar for many years. From the beginning her combined
the traditional study of flamenco with the formal training of the
classical guitar. After graduating with a Bachelor of Music in Australia
he spent 3 years studying and
Photograph courtesy of Vanessa Hilton
Spain to immerse herself in the latest technical and
Brisbane, she runs The
Flamenco Studio where she teaches
and hosts workshops by visiting national and international flamenco
professionals. Simone's extensive performance experience has taken
her throughout the county, appearing at many World Music and Folk
Festivals as well as concert hall and theatres in Australia.
performing in London, Madrid and Amsterdam. He has appeared at venues
ranging from theatres, galleries, and folk festivals throughout
Australia to Classical guitar festivals and chamber music series
in the UK and The Netherlands. He is currently based in Brisbane
where he directs the Spanish Guitar Studio.
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