Zoltán Vakulya (front) and Albert Quesada, OneTwoThreeOneTwo. Photo © Benjamin Sommabere

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Albert Quesada & Zoltán Vakulya: OneTwoThreeOneTwo

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Zoltán Vakulya (front) and Albert Quesada, OneTwoThreeOneTwo. Photo © Benjamin Sommabere
Alexandra Gray
An experiment in choreography and staging that is definitely ‘not flamenco’ – but neither is it something else

 

Zoltán Vakulya leaps out of his seat, whirling like a sycamore leaf. He’s joined by Albert Quesada, and together they twirl and arc, at times close enough to graze one another’s skin. The music – a range of classic flamenco recordings – is a layering of voices and claps, with rousing rhythms that give the piece its title. But in Quesada’s own words, ‘this is not a flamenco piece’. Vakulya’s body vibrates like a guitar string. The dynamic charge of…

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