ESPANA - EL VITO- THE SPIRIT OF SPAIN
with Flamenco Dancer/s
Internationally renowned 10-string virtuoso Guitarist Matthew Fagan who has toured with The Buena Vista Social club and Flamenco Dancer Laura Uhe who has performed flamenco dance in Opera Australia productions of Carmen and with Vic Opera’s international production of Carmen.
Laura has studied intensively in Spain and Australia with Master Teachers and her performance features the use of Castanets, Shawl, Fan, Palmas (hand clapping), Footwork and a variety of exquisite traditional flamenco dresses.
Featuring Music of
Traditional flamenco music of Paco de Lucia and Paco Pena
Traditional middle eastern gypsy music on Fretless Oud Guitar,
Rodrigo - Excerpt from Concerto de Aranjuez
Albeniz - Asturias
Tangoes of Astor Piazzola
Bizet - Excerpt from Carmen which feature on Matthew's new
Flamenco Album El Vito which has also been released on Vinyl.
The concert alternates between solo guitar and guitar accompanied by Laura and optional guest Bossa Nova/Latin Jazz singer Kellie Grace. Laura and Matthew share the rich historical background of the music and dance they share and engage and build great rapport with the audience. Performances can be participatory when Laura encourages everyone to stand up and learn a short flamenco dance and song, Matthew also teaching some secrets about flamenco guitar playing.
The duo capture the raw, authentic combination of flamenco dance and guitar, creating an intimate connection with the audience through their superb technical ability and emotionally fiery execution.
Flamenco Dance and Guitar Workshops also available
Please go to https://www.matthew-fagan.com/workshops to see the range of workshops available
Flamenco Dancer Fernando Mira can be included in program depending on your budget allowance
Guest Latin/Bossa Nova singer Kellie Grace is also available for show as a guest performer.
Please contact Management for more information.
Kellie 0438 881 985