BIOGRAPHY

      Peter Mole                        Guitarra Flamenca 

 

Peter Mole has been performing flamenco for over twenty-five years. He has been engaging audiences across Canada and in every major venue in Vancouver, including the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, the Chan Centre and main stage at the Vancouver Folk Festival. He composed and performed the music for "Mariposa: The Butterfly's Evil Spell", at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa and  performed and composed for the score for the NFB documentary "Opre Roma" with "Los Canasteros".

 

He introduced Flamenco to the Kino Cafe in 1994 and performed there weekly until 2020.  His musical training began at the McGill University Conservatory of Music then Sevilla and Jerez de la Frontera, Spain to embrace Flamenco, his latest trips being funded by the Canada council for the Arts. He currently performs with Calle Verde , Daniela Carmona, Farnaz Ohadi Cuadro & Las Sombras Flamenco Ensemble.

 

Notable instructors include;  Diego de Morao,  Miguel Aragon,  Carlos Heredia, Juan Manuel Moneo Carrasco, "Fyty" Jose Antonio Carillo ,  Jesus Alvarez  and  Paco Fernandez. 

PAST PERFORMANCES

               Weekly past performances at The Kino, 3456 Cambie, Vancouver BC,                             Wednesday,Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights from 1994 to 2020, 

               Saturday's with Calle Verde 2014 to 2020. 

 

December 11th,​2nd Floor Gas Town, Water Street Cafe - Guacarmona

December 7th, 2nd Floor Gas Town,  Water Street Cafe, Farnaz Ohadi Trio

December 8th, 2nd Floor Gas Town, Water Street Cafe - Guacarmona 

 

Calle Verde performances highlighted in green.

Sept 25, 2020 - Calle Verde LIVE at 2nd Floor Gastown Water Street Cafe, Vancouver

Sept 5 & 6, 2020 - Vancouver International Flamenco Festival, Granville Island, Vancouver

July 24, 2020 - Calle Verde LIVE at 2nd Floor Gastown Water Street Cafe, Vancouver

July 23-26, 2020 - Virtual Victoria Flamenco Festival, Calle Verde

  

July 23 - 26, 2020 - Virtual Victoria Flamenco Festival,  with Maria Avila, Jhoely Triana, Katalina Cruz, Kara Weibe & Lili Laflama

July 1, 2020 - Virtual Surrey Canada Day

June 21, 2020 - Virtual Fet de la Music - Make music day 2020

June 19, 2020 - Virtual School Show, Kitsilano  VSB

June 21, 2020 - Fet de la Music - Make music day 2020

Jan 19, 2020 - El Santo’s, New Westminster, BC with Daniela Carmona

 

Dec 31, 2019 - El Santo’s, New Westminster, BC - New Year’s Eve Celebration                                            with Daniela Carmona

 

Dec 22, 2019 - Bonsor Community Centre, Burnaby, BC - Afghanistan Solstice                                           Celebration, Performance Calle verde

 

Dec 14, 2019 - Centennial Theatre, North Vancouver, Winter Concert of Dance, Anna                                 Wyman School Of Dance Arts

 

Dec 3, 2019    - St John’s School, Vancouver, Educational Performance - Las Sombras                               Flamenco Ensemble.

 

Sept 22, 2019 - Granville Island Picnic Pavillion, Vancouver Flamenco Festival - 

 

Sept 14, 2019 - Paella and Flamenco Party, Farmer's Market, Burnaby  City Hall -                                       Flamenco Vivo Performance

 

Sept 8, 2019 - Polish Friendship “ZGODA” Society, Polish Harvest Festival - Flamenco                               Vivo Performance 

 

July 29, 2019 - Guilt & Co, Vancouver,  w/Farnaz Ohadi  

 

July 21, 2019 - Paella and Flamenco party, Farmer's Market,  Ambleside Park, West                                  Vancouver, Flamenco Vivo Performance

 

July 20, 2019 - Surrey Fusion Festival, Surrey BC - Performance Calle Verde

 

July 14, 2019 - Showboat Kitsilano, Vancouver,  Summer Concert Series w/Jhoely                                    Triana 

 

July 7, 2019 -  Centre for the Performing Arts at Capilano  University, “The Shout!”, Al                               Mozaico Flamenco Dance Academy 

 

July 6, 2019 - Showboat Stage, Kitsilano w/Los Gitanos School of Spanish Dance 

 

July 6, 2019 - Khatsahlano Days, Vancouver, Performance Calle Verde

 

June 29, 2019 - Vancouver Playhouse, Performance on Global TV for Latincouver,  

 

May 25 & 26 - Tsawwassen Arts Centre, Tsawwassen, BC, Los Gitanos School of                                      Spanish Dance Recital 

April 14, 2019 - Guilt & Co, Vancouver, W/las Sombras 

 

Feb 26, 2019 - Burnaby North Secondary, Burnaby, BC, School Education Performance

 

Feb 14, 2019 - The Harbour House building, Vancouver 

 

Feb 8, 2019 - Havana Theatre, Vancouver,  w/Raices y Alas 

 

Dec 31, 2018 - Tapestry New Year’s Eve, Vancouver - Calle Verde Performance

 

Dec 5, 2018 - St John’s School, Vancouver, Educational Performance - Calle Verde

 

Nov 25, 2018 - Al Mozaico Flamenco, Quadro Performance, Centre for the Performing                              Arts at Capilano  University, Vancouver

 

Oct 19 - Executive Hotel Vancouver Airport, Cultural Performance, BCATML 

 

Oct 5, 2018 - Gordon Pinsent Centre for the Arts (Grand Falls-Windsor Arts and Culture                         Centre), w/Raices y Alas 

 

Oct 3, 2018 - Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre (Gander), w/Raices y Alas 

 

Oct 1, 2018 - Corner Brook Arts and Culture Centre, w/Raices y Alas 

 

Sept 22, 2018 - Granville Island Pinic Pavillion, Vancouver Flamenco Festival

 

Aug 12, 2018 - Performance Works Granville Island,Vancouver BC,  All Over The Map -                              Calle Verde Performance

 

July  31, 2018 - Louis Brier Home & Hospital, Private Function - Calle Verde                                                 Performance

 

July  28, 2018 - Victoria Flamenco Festival, Metro Studio Theatre, Victoria BC - Liminal                             with Calle Verde and Pajaro Negro 

 

July 22, 2018 - Juerga Flamenco, Grandview Park, Vancouver 

 

July 21, 2018 - Showboat Stage, Kitsilano w/Los Gitanos School of Spanish Dance 

 

July 19, 2018 - Railway Club, Vancouver with Farnaz Ohadi 

 

July 8,  2018  - Centre for the Performing Arts at Capilano  University, “The Shout!”, Al                              Mozaico Flamenco Dance Academy

 

July 5, 2018   -  All Over the Map, Granville Island Performance Works,  Calle Verde

 

July 1,  2018  -  Canada Day celebrations, Picnic Pavilion, Granville Island  - Calle Verde

 

July 1,  2018  -  Canada Day celebrations, Cloverdale’s Bill Reid Millennium                                                 Amphitheatre, Surrey BC

June 9, 2018  -  DeWolf Masonic Hall, Port Coquitlam, BC  

 

June 1,8 &15th  2018 - RCL, South Delta, BC -  Los Gitanos School of Spanish Dance                                              Recital  

 

May 26, 2018 -  CARMENCITA GALA/Fundraiser, Kelowna BC 

 

April 26, 2018 - Vancouver World Music Festival - Guilt & Company,                                       Vancouver - Calle Verde

 

Dec 6, 2017 - St John’s School, Vancouver, Educational Performance -                             Calle Verde

 

Nov 17, 2017 - Al Mozaico Flamenco Quadro Performance, Norman                                      Rothstein Theatre, Vancouver

 

Sept 23, 2017 - Harrison Memorial Hall, Harrison Festival Society,                                         Harrison Hot Springs, BC

 

Sept 20th, 2017 - Waterfront Theatre, Vancouver International Flamenco                                 Festival, "liminal’,  Calle Verde
  
Sept 2, 2017 - Richmond World Festival, BC

 

July 29, 2017 - Victoria Flamenco Festival, Centennial Square, headliners                         

 

July 15, 2017 - Showboat Stage, Kitsilano w/Los Gitanos School of Spanish                            Dance

 

July 20,2017 - Blue Martini Jazz Cafe, Kitsilano

 

July 5, 2017 - Latincouver, Performance Works, Granville Island, Mosaic                                Flamenco

 

July 6, 2017 - Blue Martini Jazz Cafe, Kitsilano

 

July, 1, 2017  - Canada Day,  Granville Island, Vancouver

June 3 & 4, 2017 - Tsawwassen Arts Centre, BC - Los Gitanos School of                                          Spanish Dance

 

June 15, 2017 -  Blue Martini Jazz Cafe, Kitsilano

April 6, 2017 - Vancouver World Music Festival - Guilt & Company, Vancouver,  Toque Flamenco

April 8, 2017 -  Vancouver World Music Festival, Koerner Hall,                                                    Vancouver  Academy of Music,  Mashregh Ensemble

April 6, 2017 - Vancouver World Music Festival - Guilt & Company, Vancouver,  Toque Flamenco

March 1, 2017 - Flamenco Cultural Event, Kelty McKerracher,  520 Seymour,  Vancouver

Jan 27, 2017 -  Private Corporate Function, Performance with Toque Flamenco, Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver

 

Feb 5, 2016 - Barrio Flamenco, HomeGround Festival,  Downtown East Side,  Oppenheimer Park,  400 Powell St Vancouver

May 27, 2016 - Danza Fusión Flamenca, Los Gitanos School of Spanish Dance
 Tsawwassen Arts Centre, BC

May 28, 3:30 & 7:30, 2016 - Danza Fusión Flamenca, Los Gitanos School of Spanish Dance, Tsawwassen Arts Centre, BC

July 24, 2016 - Jazz Vespers, St. Andrew's Wesley United Church, 1022 Nelson St, Vancouver

Aug 7th 2016 - Victoria Flamenco Festival,  Centennial Square, Victoria, BC

Sept 11, 2016 - Polish Harvest Festival, Performance with Toque Flamenco, 4015 Fraser St, Vancouver

Sept 14, 2016 - Vancouver International Flamenco Festival, Performance with Toque Flamenco,  Centro Flamenco, 102-2083 Alma Street, Vancouver

Nov 2, 2016  - Heart of the City Festival, Barrio Flamenco, Carnegie Community Centre, 401 Main St, Vancouver

Feb 5, 2015 -   HomeGround Festival in Oppenheimer Park, Powell St. & Jackson Ave., Vancouver

Sept 25, 2015 - Vancouver International Flamenco Festival, Performance with Palma Bjornson,     Waterfront Theatre, Vancouver

Nov16, 2015 - Barrio Flamenco,  SFU  235 Alexander, Vancouver

Nov 1, 2015 -  Performance with Barrio Flamenco for The Heart of the City Festival

December 11th, 2015 - Calle Verde in "Luna Llena"  Heritage Playhouse, 662 Gibsons, BC

Feb 10, 2014 -  HomeGround festival, Oppenheimer Park, Powell St. & Jackson Ave., Vancouver 

May 23 to 25, 2014 - Madiba (tribute to Mandela), Los Gitanos School of Spanish Dance, Tsawwassen Arts Centre, BC

   

 Aug 8, 2014 - Showboat Stage, Kitsilano, Madiba (tribute to Mandela), Los Gitanos School of Spanish Dance, BC

Feb 7, 2013 -  Homeground Festival at Oppenheimer Park, Powell St. & Jackson Ave., Vancouver

Feb 10, 2013 - The Coquitlam Coffee Concert - “Snow Queen" , Karen Flamenco, Terry Fox Theatre, Port Coquitlam 

Jun 1, 2013 - Vancouver Playhouse, Sleeping Beauty, Karen Flamenco, Vancouver 

Jun 2nd 2013 - 3pm, 7pm - Vancouver Playhouse, Sleeping Beauty, Karen Flamenco, Vancouver 

Sept 20 & 21, 2013 - Raíces y Alas: PAIRINGS, Vancouver East Cultural Centre, 1895 Venables, Vancouver

June 16, 2012 - The Centre For Performing Arts, Peter Pan, Karen Flamenco, Vancouver

July 27, 2012 - Dance of the Little Old Men,  short film, appearance & film score, Kelowna, BC

Aug 5, 2012 - Flygirl Pride 2012, Coast Hotel, Vancouver

Nov 16, 2012 - Granville Island Stage, Snow Queen, Karen Flamenco, Granville Island Stage, Vancouver


Nov 17, 2012 - 3pm, 8pm - Granville Island Stage, Snow Queen, Karen Flamenco, Granville Island Stage, Vancouver

June 18, 2011 - The Centre For Performing Arts, Molino Rojo, Karen Flamenco, Vancouver

Sept 28, 2011 -  Vancouver International Flamenco Festival, Moraima (Calle Verde), Waterfront Theatre, Vancouver

June 26, 2010 - ROMEO & JULIET, Karen Flamenco, Norman Rothstein Theatre, Vancouver

June 27, 2010 -  3pm & 7pm  - ROMEO & JULIET, Karen Flamenco, Norman Rothstein Theatre, Vancouver

June 13, 2009 - Norman Rothstein Theatre, Cinderella,  Karen Flamenco, Vancouver

 

June 14, 2009 - Norman Rothstein Theatre, Cinderella,  Karen Flamenco, Vancouver

 

Aug 2, 2009 -   Sheraton Wall Centre, Pride Show, Flygirlproductions, Vancouver

June 21, 2008 - Norman Rothstein Theatre, Karen Flamenco Volume 1, Vancouver

Dec 13, 2006 - 2006 MISS CHINESE (VANCOUVER) PAGEANT, Vancouver Convention Centre

Oct 28, 2006 -  Cafe de Chinitas, Mozaico Flamenco, Norman Rothstein Theatre, Vancouver

June 23, 2005 - Flamenco Expo, Alma Flamenco, Kari Alba, Broadway Theatre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 

Oct 16, 2005 -  Poemas de Alegria,  Mozaico Flamenco, Norman Rothstein Theatre, Vancouver

June 9, 2004 - Canada Dance Festival, Theatre Flamenco, Mariposa: The butterfly’s Evil Spell, Performing with Claire Marchand, Claudia Carolina, Maritel Centurion, Randy Joynt, Jonathan Gladden & Sheila Ghosh, National Arts Centre Studio, Ottawa

Aug 17, 2002 - Regina Folk Festival, Los Canasteros,  Regina, Saskatchewan

Aug 18, 2002 - Regina Folk Festival, Los Canasteros & Amantes de Flamenco, Regina, Saskatchewan

Sept, 8, 2002 - Vancouver Flamenco Festival, Croatian Cultural Centre, Vancouver

Sept 27 & 28, 2002 - Theatre Flamenco, Mariposa: The butterfly’s Evil Spell, Performing with Claire Marchand, Claudia Carolina, Maritel Centurion, Randy Joynt, Jonathan Gladden & Sheila Ghosh, Gas Station Theatre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Aug 17, 2002 - Regina Folk Festival, Los Canasteros,  Regina, Saskatchewan

Aug 18, 2002 - Regina Folk Festival, Los Canasteros & Amantes de Flamenco, Regina, Saskatchewan

Sept, 8, 2002 - Vancouver Flamenco Festival, Croatian Cultural Centre, Vancouver

March 23, 2001 - Mediterranee, Les Salles du Gesu, Los Canasteros, Montreal, Quebec 

March 24, 2001 - La Trova, Kola Note, Los Canasteros, Montreal, Quebec

July 21, 2001 - Ness Creek Music Festival, Los Canasteros & Amantes de Flamenco, Ness Creek, Saskatchewan

July 21, 2001 - Ness Creek Music Festival, Guitar Stars Workshop, Ness Creek, Saskatchewan

Oct, 5, 2001 -  Spain Meets Canada Flamenco Concert, Los Canisters, Castle Theatre, Saskatoon

July 28, 2000 - Oeste Canada Flamenco Festival, Performing with Carmen Cano de Infante, Claire Marchand, Sabas, Antonio de  Jerez & Oscar Nieto, Devonian Gardens, Calgary, Alberta

Sept 2 & 3, 2000 - Sunshine Music Festival, Flamenco Vivo, Powell River, BC

June  1999 -  Opre Roma: Gypsies in Canada, NFB film appearances & sound track, Vancouver

Aug 28, 1999 - Hispanic Festival ’99, Los Canasteros, Eau Claire Festival Market, Calgary, Alberta

Sept 30, 1999 - Caramba, Tango & Flamenco Review, Performing with Paco de Leon, Oscar Nieto, & Marius Wolfe, Royal Canadian legion, Commercial Drive, Vancouver

May 30, 1998 - Noche de Flamenco, SAIT  Orpheus Theatre, Calgary, Alberta

July 17- 19, 1998 - Vancouver Folk Festival, three shows including the Main Stage, Los Canasteros, Vancouver 

Sept 19, 1998 - Vancouver Sun Community Concert Series, Inlet Theatre, Los Canasteros, Port Moody, BC

May 31, 1997 - Plaza of Nations, Latin America Business Fair, Los Canasteros, Hispanic community Centre, Vancouver

June 16, 1997 - 8th Annual Vancouver International Flamenco Festival, Vancouver Playhouse, Los Canasteros,  Vancouver

June 6, 1997 - Concert for Centre Francaphonie, Los Canasteros, Nanimo, BC