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|Antonia Jimenez||flamenco guitar|
|Afra Rubino||flamenco guitar|
|Bettina Flater||flamenco guitar|
Flamenco is widely seen as the most male dominated form of guitar playing, but things have been changing and there is now a wave of great female guitarists emerging. Tonight’s concert features three of the very best, especially brought together for this show; Antonia Jimenez, Afra Rubino and Bettina Flater.
They are joined by Nasrine Rahmani who has become the main reference for female flamenco percussionists, recognised for her delicate and tasteful accompaniment and surprising strength as a soloist and vocalist Alicia Morales from Granada who is regarded as one of today’s greatest female flamenco singers.
This is a special, one-off event which is not to be missed!
More events as part of Venus, Women and the Guitar:
9.30am – 11.30am Girls Rock
Free workshop for girls and young women (under 18) to play rock guitar in a female only environment.
9.30am – 11.30am Composing for Guitar
Free workshop for girls and young women (under 18). A unique composition workshop for girls and young women, no prior knowledge needed, everybody can join in!
1pm – 2.30pm Panel discussion: Women and the Guitar
Free entry. An inspiring discussion chaired by Therese Wassily Saba.
2.45pm – 3.15pm Pre-concert Q&A with Errollyn Wallen