Unique Performances

Unique Performances featuring Marija Temo as
Composer, Arranger, Guitarist, Vocalist, and/or Dancer

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Presenting at the world largest Bachata Festival (2015-Temo’s guitar and vocal arrangement of Bachata song, “Alma Desnuda” by Oub Lck), Washington, DC

Guest soloist with the Zac Brown Band, Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow, VA (2014) and Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD (2013 and 2014); Performances with Zac Brown, country singer/guitar player (where Temo performed a flamenco version to his grammy award song, “Toes in the Water” on the Southern Sailing Ground Cruise (2010)

Video: Marija Temo, guest soloist, with Zac Brown Band

Music for GE Capital/ Taylor Guitar national television commercial (2010- which received an award for being top commercial in the industry)

NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) in Anaheim, CA (where Temo shared the stage with Rock n Roll artists, showcased the new Taylor classical guitar prototype, and performed for the GE Capital team)

The Taylor Guitar Factory in celebration of Bob Taylor’s building his first classical guitars, El Cajon, CA

Flamenco Documentary, entitled “Sobre las Olas” (the history of flamenco arts in the US)

Chicago Flamenco Festival (2015-2017), with Wendy Clinard and Temo’s premier of an original work, “Farruca” for the Clinard Flamenco Quartet (flamenco dance, guitar, and gypsy jazz violin, and bass)

Global Rhythms concert with Ulrika Frank, Madeline and Humberto Sales (where they shared the stage with Grammy award winning percussionists; Egui Castrillo, Glen Velez, Victor Mendoza; Jazz trombonist, Robin Eubanks; and Indian tabla player and singer, Srinivas), Miami University, Oxford, OH

“Man of  La Mancha” with the Annapolis Chorale and Orchestra (Temo was a featured flamenco guitarist and vocalist, and also accompanied guest vocalists, Fatinah Tilfah and Shouvik Mondle), Annapolis, MD.

Temo provided in her style, both flamenco guitar and vocals, giving an authentic flamenco character and flavor to the production.  Temo arranged the guitar part in a flamenco manner, and also composed for the opening Prison scene, transitions for certain pieces, improvised, and was exclusively featured accompanying certain numbers with the guest vocalists.

Arrangement by Temo of The “National Anthem” for guitar, dilruba, voice, and tabla (which she presented at the Library of Congress for the National Conference on establishing the Sikh collection)

“Fuego Ibérico” (a flamenco musical set in cabaret style, centered around Ms. Temo’s talents, in which arrangements of Lecuona’s orchestral music are blended with pure flamenco)

Videos of “Fuego Iberico

Video: Marija Temo sings Malaguena (her version of the slow section) in flamenco musical, “Fuego Iberico”

Video: Marija Temo sings and dances Guajiras in flamenco musical, “Fuego Iberico”

Selected numbers from Manuel de Falla’s “El Amor Brujo”, which Temo arranged for violin, piano, flamenco guitar, and voice for Sara de Luis’s production “Sara y Sus Amantes”. Temo also performed as flamenco guitarist and singer.

Video: Sara de Luis dances Falla’s, “Cancion Amor Dolido” from “El Amor Brujo”

Video: Sara de Luis dances Falla’s,”Cancion del Fuego Fatuo” and Ritual Dance of Fire from “El Amor Brujo”

Latin festival (where she performed her flamenco/pop crossover music as opener for “La India”)

CD features 2 songs, which received frequent television and radio air time on Spanish and English radio stations. The songs represent a new crossover and fusion of Pop, English, and Spanish music, with Flamenco influence. Temo combines her Flamenco and English singing styles with her Flamenco and Classical guitar to a Pop music genre.

To listen to or purchase the songs, click here

Guest accompanist with the Alberta and Cleveland Ballet Companies

Feature presentations showcasing Ms. Temo’s talents on PBS television specials  in Ohio and Maryland

Video: Marija Temo in WVIZ/PBS interview on her multi-talents & guitar concerto, “Concierto del Fuego”
Marija Temo in WVIZ/PBS interview on her multi-talents & guitar concerto, “Concierto del Fuego” The composer, Loris Chobanian is also interviewed about his concerto and his comments about Marija Temo. Highlights of repertoire featured:
Marija’s playing and singing arrangement of “Fuistes Mia Un Verano” by Leonardo Favio; Marija’s flamenco singing interpretation of Manuel de Falla’s “Cancion del Amor Dolido” from the “El Amor Brujo Suite”;”Concierto del Fuego” guitar concerto written for Marija Temo; Marija’s flamenco dancing interpretation to Manuel de Falla’s “Dance of Terror“, from the “El Amor Brujo Suite”.Courtesy of WVIZ/ PBS.

Frederico Garcia Lorca works:

“Blood Wedding” (a production in NYC  for which she composed, arranged, and performed the music as a flamenco guitarist and singer.)

“Yerma” (a production in Washington DC for which Ms. Temo composed and recorded flamenco guitar and vocal music)

“Flamenco and Lorca” (a program of poetry, narrated by Nancy Hirsche, with flamenco guitar, voice, and dance accompaniment)

A Dramatic Recitation of the Poetry of Garcia Lorca with Flamenco Guitar, Song, and Dance Interpretation offered in the 3 types of programs.

LORCA and FLAMENCO- 45 Minutes in Length (2 Artists: Flamenco Guitar/Vocalist, and Reciter/Narrator)

FLAMENCO and LORCA- Two 45 minute performances with a 10- 15 Intermission.
(First part, Program of Flamenco/Classical Guitar & Flamenco Singing with Flamenco Dancing. Second part, Dramatic Recitation of the Poetry of Garcia Lorca with Flamenco Guitar, Song, and Dance Interpretation.) 3 Artists: Reciter / Narrator, Flamenco Dancer, Flamenco Guitarist / Singer

LORCA, SAETAS del ALMA (ARROWS FROM THE SOUL)- Two 45 minute performances with a 10- 15 Intermission. A Dramatic Recitation of the Poetry of Garcia Lorca with Flamenco Guitar, Song, and Dance Interpretation.

PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: the Cuban Embassy and for the Cuban Ambassador (Dago Berto Rodriguez), for Spanish Consulate (Gonzalo de Ojeda), Maryland’s Mayor Schmoke and Governor Glendenning as well as Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland, the Music in the Mansion Series at Strathmore Hall in Bethesda, Maryland, the Howard County Poetry and Literary Society of Maryland, Young Audiences of Maryland, and has extensively concertized in New England, Washington DC, and Maryland, with Television and Radio appearances on Maryland’s, Channel 13 News, the Mark Steiner Radio Show, and Channel 45 Cable Television.

 

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