September 24, 2021
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Rabat – A young Moroccan from Tangier received a positive vote from all four judges on Spain’s Got Talent after performing a routine that mixed hip-hop dancing and opera singing. Hamza El-Yamlah will move on to the next phase of competition after his debut on the show’s second audition episode which aired on Saturday.The 33-year old began his performance  with hip hop-style dancing to a remixed version of “L’amour est un oiseau rebelle,” a famous song from an 1875 opera by French composer Georges Bizet.After thirty seconds of dancing, El-Yamlah begins singing both male and female parts of Bizet’s classic song with a grand opera voice. The members of the jury said they were “astonished” by his talent as they were not expecting him to deliver such a performance. Overall, they thanked him for the way he interpreted the song.“What a surprise and what a joy that you have come to see us,” said Jesus Vazquez, a member of the jury and a Spanish television show presenter. “You did all – you danced, you sung. I am pleased by your performance.”Another member of the jury, Spanish actress and comedian Eva Hache said that the performance was “very fun and very enjoyable” for the audience, noting the applause he received after he finished.Spanish singer and actress, Edurne, said she was staggered to see him smoothly switch from a male to a female voice. At first she was expecting him to dance to hip-hop music, but then she was surprised to see him sing a soprano song, she said. “It was a performance full of surprises,” she told him. “I am amazed by this person. I think he is mysterious and so sensual. What he did is just amazing,” said the fourth member of the jury, Spanish actor Jorge Javier Vázquez.