Sunday , June 13 2021

The Bulgarian choir seizes the Grammy of flamenco



The joint project Al Este del Cante by Spanish singer Arcanchel and people with "New Bulgarian voices" Estrada received the Latin Latin Grammy award in one of 49 categories – the best flamenco album – the Las Vegas ceremony, which is issued by Universal Music Spain SLU, combines flamenco and Bulgarian folklore, as well as original compositions by performers, including traditional texts such as Lale Lies, Kuzum Elenke, Murray, Rado and Dumbata. Some of the songs are written by Federico Garcia Lorca – Aurora de Nueva York, La leyenda del Tiempo, Baladilla de tres rios, as well as the poetry of Isidro Munoz – Vieja blancura, 23 diez, Galaxia rosada, Al Este del cante, La capital and al sol . "Combining flamenco with folk music can be a strange idea, but the behavior of both styles in this mix is ​​a challenge" – said the extraordinary professor at the new Bulgarian university Georgi Petkov, who is the arranger of the song and the conductor of the people. Petkov – Bulgarian choir chooses fiery Spanish music and "Are you a tulip, are you a hymn?" learn how to perform a flamenco star. There are also many other Bulgarian popular folk songs and not so popular that I was looking for them to match them to Flamenco, so that everything would sound in one artistic picture, as if it existed for years and at the same time showed new music. "
11 young Bulgarian women take part in the Estrada choir, leading by understanding that sensuality is a common feature of folklore and flamenco. The beginning of the project was created six years ago, and the idea was to create a new style of music. The first meeting with the audience will take place in 2013 at the Bulgarian Hala in Sofia, after which the musicians and singers will perform at various festivals in Madrid, Granada, Seville, Cordoba, Huelva, Cartagena, Pamplona, ​​Barcelona, ​​Merida, La Unia.


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