Paco Lara - The Andalusian Guitar live on stage at the MEC!
Embodying the unmistakeable Jerez style of flamenco guitar playing, Paco Lara presents the flamenco guitar in all its authenticity, culture, and artistry. Expect to see impressive articulation, mesmerising footwork with musical elegance and imagination that makes up this talented flamenco ensemble performed with the characteristic and unmistakeable sound (“toque") of Jerez (Spain).
You will be transported to Southern Spain captivated by the sound of his guitar, flamenco dance and his musicians. Paco Lara has a toured internationally alongside some of the best artists in Spain. Such as, the Maestro Paco Cepero (one of flamenco’s most legendary guitarists and composers), Mercedes Ruiz (dancer), Isabel Pantoja, etc... He has also been at the vanguard of Flamenco Fusion with hugely successful groups such as El Barrio and Los Delinquentes.
”the music, beyond being exceptionally well played, is always pretty and eminently approachable – a quality compounded by the choice of repertoire. John Shand” (The Sydney Morning Herald).
Apart from his skill as a formidable soloist, Paco is also revered for his ability as an accompanist in the specialised world of flamenco singing (cante); having recorded and performed for years with flamenco’s most significant singers including: Beni de Cádiz, Juan Moneo “El Torta”, El Capullo de Jerez, La Macanita, Remedios Amaya, Jose de los Camarones.
Featuring: Guest Flamenco dancer, Deya Miranda Giner/ Lauren Majarres,
Percussion and keyboards: Byron Mark.
Duration: 90 mins no interval
Tickets: Adult $45, concession $40, student/ U21 $40, group 8+ $40, friend of the MEC 2023 $38