Flamenco Express Feat. Zacarias el Mafoudi
Joining La Joaquina and Chris Clavo this month, hot from deepest Andalucia, is another new face to London in Zacarias el Mafoudi. Plus master of flamenco cante, Antonio el Pola.
Founder member, choreographer and director of Flamenco Express. She has worked with Christina Hoyos, Paco Peña and others in Madrid, Tokyo, New York, Montreal, Toronto, Paris and throughout Europe. Recent collaborations include ‘Spaces in Between’ 2007 with Athina Valha and Candoco, and she was the principal soloist in ‘Splinter In The Flesh’ with the Hellenic National Dance Company at the Athens Megaron.
"..utterly riveting variations of firecracker be ats…tumultuous fervour ..indelible gracefulness." - The Stage
A founder member and musical director of Flamenco Express, he began playing the guitar at fourteen and studied with flamenco maestros Carlos Heredia, Diego Amaya and Pepe Justicia. He has performed throughout Britain and Europe with Flamenco Express, with flamenco jazz virtuoso Eduardo Niebla and Iraqi pop sensation Jassim.
Zacarias el Mafoudi
Recently featured artist at:
Tablaos de Granada Tarantos, Venta el Gallo, Jardines de Zoraya, Alboreá. (2016-to present)
Tablaos Auditorio Alvarez Quintero, Palacio Andaluz.
Tablao Sentir Flamenco (2013-2016)
Torres Macarena, Niño de la Alfalfa Sevilla, peña flamenca de Ubrique Cadiz, peña Gillena (2013-2016)
‘Guajiro’ with José Galvan and Pastora Galvan - Teatro Central, Sevilla (2014-2015)
‘Bailando a Camarón’ directed by José Galván. Teatro Jesús Quintero, Teatro Romea de Murcia, Teatro Tomares (2014-2015)
“This feisty company delivers the finest in flamenco, plus sizzling soloist La Joaquina” - Time Out
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