Sabicas was a standout of his day, not only with technique, but with major contributions, playing Flamenco previously unimaginable and giving new tools and possibilities for the solo instrument. He brought this art to concert halls and major theaters where all classes can enjoy.
Thursday, June 6, 2013, 6 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium
A screening of the documentary "The Fabulous Sabicas" (2012). Directed by Pablo Calatayud. 82 minutes. In Spanish with English subtitles.
The Fabulous Sabicas documents the vital professional development of the guitarist Agustín Castellón, Sabicas. Sabicas symbolizes the figure of the flamenco concert guitarist. He came to represent an era, performing and renovating the music to which he dedicated his life. This film brings together the testimony of important flamenco artists and scholars, friends and his children, along with a selection of performances by the maestro.
Estela Zatania who translated the English subtitles for the film will be present to discuss the work.
SABICAS a la BIENAL de SEVILLE en septembre 1986SABICAS interprète une TARANTA, une SEGUIRIYA, LA CUMPARSITA une GRANADINA en 1986 et une soléa sur TVE en 72 .