Internationally acclaimed, Award Winning concert pianist and ‘YoungSteinway Artist’, Nicholas Young and renowned 10-string virtuoso Classical and Flamenco Guitarist Matthew Fagan continue their ground-breaking tour collaborations including SOLD OUT show at the Sydney Opera House, and are joined by leading Flamenco Dancers Laura Uhe and Fernando Mira and world percussionist Marek Podstawek combining musical passion and innovative dance choreography in an exciting new performance.
Experience music repertoire from Spanish classical to flamenco and Tango to Modern Jazz and the fusion of exhilarating traditional flamenco elements of Spanish Guitar with classical masterworks including a flamenco interpretation of Bizet’s classic opera CARMEN, Concierto de Aranjuez- J Rodrigo, Ritual Fire Dance - M De Falla, Asturias - Isaac Albeniz into stunning new arrangements.
Fernando has starred in Baz Luhrmaann' sproduction of Strictly Ballroom the Musical from 2013-2018 in the UK and USA and in Don Quixote with The English National Opera and in Otello with Opera Australia.
Laura Uhe and Fernando Mira have both danced flamenco in Opera Australia productions of Carmen. Laura also appeared in Harvey Goldstein/Vic Opera’s international production of Carmen in Sydney and Melbourne and Fernando in Melbourne and Taipei.
10 String Spanish Classical Guitar and 6 String Nylon Classical Godin Guitar
Matthew Fagan has toured with Billy Connolly, The Buena Vista Social Club, Shirley Bassey, Natalie Cole and Michael Crawford. Matthew’s virtuosic rendition of Bach’s famous Toccata in D Minor featured on ABC TV.
'Matthew has a Latin Soul and we love his playing so much that we want to take himback home to Cuba'
Ibrahim Ferrer-The Original Buena Vista Social Club
At 14 Laura became a member of the Perth City Ballet Youth Company, which toured Europe. Laura began studying Flamenco and Spanish Classical dance in 1985. Laura played the role of gypsy Flamenco Dancer in Carmen with Opera Australia in 2009, 2010 and was Dance Captain in this production in 2014. Laura joined The Antonio Vargas Flamenco Dance Theatre Company and performed in many productions. Laura has studied intensively in Spain and Australia with Master Teachers.
Fernando’s recent achievements includes a dancing and acting role in Baz Luhrmaann's production of Strictly Ballroom the Musical where Fernando originated the role of 'Rico' from it's inception in 2013 till 2016 and in 2017 in Leeds UK, Toronto Canada and West Ends Piccadilly Theatre in 2018.
Fernando has performed in Don Quixote with The English National Opera, Otello and Carmen in Melbourne and Taipei with Opera Australia.
Some of Fernando's film and television experiences include the 1996 TV series of Man from Snowy River, Australian Motion picture Amy and more.
Nicholas Young (Piano)
Nicholas has regularly concertised throughout Australia and Europe, appearing as soloist with the Vienna International, West Australian, Queensland, Adelaide and Willoughby Symphony Orchestras. Nicholas’ accolades include Keyboard Winner of the 2011 ABC Symphony Australia Young Performers Awards & Winner of the 2016 receiving First Prize and Best Beethoven Performance of the ‘Grand Prize Virtuoso’ International Music Competition (London).www.nicholasyoungpiano.com
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Matthew Fagan / Nicholas Young / Laura Uhe / Fernando Mira / Marek Podstawek