FESTIVAL AVIGNON LEOFF 05/07-28/07
VIVIR Flamenco Guitar and Dance
An evening of passion and rhythm by flamenco dancer Aylin Eleonora and guitarist Taylan Polat (05 to 14 July) and Raul Mannola (16 to 28 July). Traditional flamenco styles such as Seguiriyas, Zapateado, Soleá and contemporary numbers with jazz and flamenco notes sung in Turkish will be presented at VIVIR.
Taylan Polat is an artist of exceptional quality and personality: guitarist, composer, singer and flamenco teacher at the Conservatories of Huelva and Almería, he is also the creator of “Flamenturco”, a unique fusion of flamenco and Turkish music .
Raul Mannola, also a guitarist, composer and flamenco teacher at the Madrid Conservatory, is one of today’s most trained musicians to merge flamenco with other musical styles. He has 30 years of professional experience in flamenco, as well as deep roots in jazz and jazz-rock and has published more than 10 albums.
Aylin Eleonora is a flamenco dancer and choreographer based in Madrid. She has studied with great flamenco masters and has toured internationally with renowned stars such as David and Alfredo Lagos. She has also presented at festivals in Australia, the United States, Brazil and all over Europe. She regularly tours with some of the best artists of the Madrid flamenco scene. She holds a master’s degree in dance from the Barcelona Institute of Arts. His style is powerful and elegant. The result is a show of quality, freshness and depth.