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Saturday, June 8 • 9:15pm - 10:15pm
Flamenco Sephardi Sounds

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Live performance featuring premier Sydney musicians Robbie Varga, Peter Kennard, Kim Cunio, singer Heather Lee and flamenco dancer, Annalouise Paul. The exploration of Sephardi culture in Spain and India has inspired this brand new collaboration bringing together beautiful Sephardi songs in Ladino and Spanish, flamenco guitar and ambient percussion and fiery flamenco with shared Jewish ancestries and contemporary practices as Australian artists.


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Kim Cunio

Dr Kim Cunio, B. Mus, MCA  Composition, is  a  composer,  music  historian,  instrumentalist and singer  who  is  equally  at  home  in  reconstructive,  contemporary  and  classical  music  forms. Kim lectures at the QLD conservatorium and supervises students to Doctorate level as well as being active as a performer and composer.  He  has... Read More →
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Peter Kennard

Peter Kennard is a composer, producer and musical director with a career in theatre and musical performance spanning 20 years. He has composed and recorded countless soundtracks, and has created sound designs and musically directed live performance for many of Sydney’s major theatre companies and high profile public events including Darling Harbour New Year’s and Australia Day Fireworks, Theatre of Image, Bell Shakespeare Co, Legs... Read More →
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Heather Lee

Heather Lee has sung at the Whitehouse and United Nations, the Sydney 2000 Olympics, been the recorded voice for major events including the Asian Games and Winter Olympics, as well as major cultural events such as the touring of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Khalili collection of Islamic Art and the Maharajah of Jodhpur's Sacred Art collection. With an ability to sing in many languages and styles, Heather (MCA Voice) has focused on both sacred... Read More →
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Annalouise Paul

Annalouise Paul is a choreographer, actor and dancer who has performed internationally and has been creating dance theatre for over 25 years. Trained in flamenco and contemporary dance she founded Theatre of Rhythm and Dance in 2011 presenting' Game On' at the Sydney Opera House with Bobby Singh on tabla which later toured India in 2011 supported by DFAT, Arts NSW and Australia Council. Annalouise has studied flamenco from key maestros in... Read More →
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Robbie Varga

Robbie Varga is an Australian master of the contemporary flamenco guitar. Robbie has toured with Australia’s most distinguished flamenco artists and companies including Madrid-based Gabriel Heredia in Laberinto, Antonio Vargas Flamenco Theatre and Diana Reyes Flamenco. A career that spans more than three decades and includes periods of intensive study in Madrid with leading flamenco guitarists including Juan Machón and Juan Maya... Read More →


Saturday June 8, 2013 9:15pm - 10:15pm
Scientia Building Leighton Hall

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