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October 10th, 2014 - Bradford Catholic Girls Choir and Paco Pena Requiem for the Earth
Bradford Catholic Girls Choir and Paco Pena Requiem for the Earth



Considered one of the world's greatest Flamenco artists, Paco Pena brings his astonishing flamenco company to Leeds Town Hall for this internationally-acclaimed production featuring the Bradford Catholic Girls' Choir.

Peña is one of the leading champions of the Flamenco tradition and his shows always combine brilliantly music, drama and dance to push at the boundaries of this ancient musical form. The New York Times wrote ‘Peña is a virtuoso, capable of dazzling an audience beyond the frets of mortal man. He combines rapid-fire flourishes with a colourist's sense of shading; this listener cannot recall hearing any guitarist with a more assured mastery of his instrument.'

This Requiem featuring guitarists, percussionists, a flamenco dancer and choir is an epic lament for our planet which fuses the heat and fire of flamenco with the passionate incantations of a Southern Spanish requiem mass. Requiem for the Earth is a powerful reminder that our existence on earth is transitory. Experiencing this performance, with its driving flamenco rhythms, dark harmonies and soulful vocals combining beautifully with the expressive choral music will be a thrilling and moving evening and a once in a lifetime opportunity.

The concert is on Fri 10th October 2014 at 8pm with Tickets available from the Town Hall Box Office.



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