Live Band: Opa Rosa at East Quay Kitchen
Friday 22nd March 8pm
Fast gaining a reputation as one of UK’s most dynamic andvirtuosic bands, Opa Rosa are an energetic acoustic ensemble sharing music fromthe Balkan, Greek, Klezmer & Roma traditions. With several combined decadesof study and experience, all five musicians are well-versed in the musicaltraditions’ syntax and significance, capturing all the joy and sorrow thatthese traditions are so renowned for expressing.
Deeply rooted in Balkantraditions, Opa Rosa’s music aims to explore and reinvent the motifs of EasternEurope by subtly drawing from other musical influences such as Post-Rock,Classical and Jazz. With their lineup of violin, clarinet, accordion, doublebass and percussion, their unique and refined sound consists of an explosiveand grooving rhythm section combined with intricate melodies soaring over richand nuanced harmonic structures.
Following the release of theirdebut album 'A Feast from the East' they have toured internationally andcaptivated audiences with their high-energy and engaging performances. Recentgigs include a sold-out performances headlining Bristol Beacon, Green Note(London), Trinity Centre (Bristol), The Cornish Bank (Falmouth), Jamboree(London) and various festivals, including headlining festivals such as Fire inthe Mountain, Smuggler’s Festival, Secret Garden Party, Valley Fest andBuddhafield.