Rafael Campallo and Adela Campallo
Pure flamenco from Seville travels to Barcelona thanks to Tablao Flamenco Cordobes. The historic venue of Las Ramblas in Barcelona will unite the Campallo family on its stage, with the brothers Adela Campallo and Rafael Campallo dancing. The show, named “… And Seville”, can be enjoyed until 30 June in Tablao Flamenco Cordobes.
The Sevillian Adela Campallo is a bailaora born in the framework of a family with a great flamenco tradition. Her beginnings as a bailaora began with the training of teachers such as José Galván and Manolo Marín. Over the years she also perfected her dancing with artists such as Eva La Yerbabuena, Manolete, Antonio Canales and her own brother, Rafael Campallo. In 2003 she performed at the Teatro Central in Seville during the Autumn Festival in Jerez de la Frontera and toured with “El son Cubano” and “El Flamenco” and collaborated with Farruquito’s company during the show “Alma Vieja”. A year later he and his brother, Rafael Campallo, premiered the show “Campallerías”. Adela Campallo is an artist who has participated in numerous festivals and theatres all over the world such as the Albuquerque Festival in the United States, Bogota Festival in Colombia, Jerez Festival, Andalusian Flamenco Dance Festival, Paris Biennial or Seville Biennial among many others. In 2014 he premieres “Una Moneda de Dos Caras”, a new show by Antonio Canales and in 2015 he premieres “Adelada”, his new proposal, in Mexico City.
Rafael Campallo is a bailaor (flamenco dancer) born in Seville and who at the age of 11 began his flamenco studies with José Galván, a formation that he later expanded with Manolo Marín. At the age of 16, Rafael Campallo was already performing solo as a guest artist from Spain and Japan. In 1992 he joined the famous show “Azabache” at the Universal Exhibition in Seville and was selected by María Pagés for “Tango”, a show that premiered at the Seville Biennial. In 1999 he won the Premio Desplante at the Festival de Cante de Las Minas and began to collaborate with Vicente Amigo. Later he began to participate in works such as “Flamenco se escribe con jota” by Miguel Ángel Berna and premiered his production “Puente de Triana” at the Jerez Festival in 2010. At the Seville Biennial in 2012 he was one of the artists invited to participate in the closing gala.
The cast of the show “… And Seville” will be completed by Mariano Campallo, David Vargas and David Cerreduela on guitar and María del Mar Fernández, Londro, Antonio Campos, Bocaíllo and Zambullo on vocals.