Cancelled: Sepharad

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Concert Cancellation Notification

We regret to advise that Sonidos Flamencos: Sepharad on Wednesday 22 July has been cancelled.

Melbourne Recital Centre cares deeply about the health and safety of its audiences, artists and staff. We acknowledge that the suspension of normal operations in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a difficult but essential action for the health of the Victorian public. We are committed to supporting our staff during this time and difficult circumstances. We thank our community for its support during this challenging time.

All ticket holders are entitled to a full refund via their original point of purchase. We are currently in the process of arranging refunds.

If you have any questions or concerns about this concert cancellation please contact our Ticketing Services team at boxoffice@melbournerecital.com.au

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Sepharad is a thrilling collaboration between flamenco dancer Tomas Arroquero, guitarist Kieren Ray, singer Manolo Jaen and Middle Eastern musicians Yuval Ashkar (oud) and Matt Stonehouse (percussion).

Together they explore the union of Middle Eastern and flamenco music and dance, drawing on the historical links of Jewish and Andalusian culture.

Since the second century, Spanish Jews gave the name Sepharad to the Iberian Peninsula. The descendants of Iberian Jews now refer to themselves as Sephardi Jews, and Sephardi culture has made a significant contribution to the origins of flamenco music in Andalusia, southern Spain. Celebrating this beautiful coming together of cultures, the artists’ brilliant musicianship and spectacular dance sequences engage every emotion.

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre and The Boite

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