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The Passion & Sadness of Flamenco
Arrebato Ensemble features dynamic and emotive instrumental music based in contemporary flamenco, with a spectacular visual aspect added by virtuosic dancer Chachy Peñalver.
Arrebato Ensemble is Greg Alfonzetti, Damian de Boos-Smith and Byron Mark, three passionate musicians who write with all aspects of their heart, creating a mesmerising and highly dynamic journey for their audience. The group’s music is primarily contemporary flamenco, with elements of classical, jazz, film soundtrack and folk music. Arrebato Ensemble has performed at the Sydney Opera House, regional festivals and at WOMADelaide.
“Nomatter how far Sydney flamenco guitarist Greg Alfonzetti moves from pure flamenco in favour of a contemporary style, the spirit, a dramatic, sexually charged and haughty sadness remains intact. Alfonzetti’s spitfire guitar is sensationally captured by composer Damian de Boos-Smith, who not only recorded the music but contributed to cello, guitar and mandolin…
John Shand, The Sydney Morning Herald ‘4.5 stars’
Greg Alfonzetti: Nylon Guitar
Damian de Boos-Smith: Cello, Nylon Guitar, Fretless Bass
Byron Mark: Percussion, Piano
Chachy Peñalver: Dancer
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