ESPANA - EL VITO - THE SPIRIT OF SPAIN

23 Feb 2020
  • 02:30pm

St Aidans Church Hall, 23 Nelson Street, APOLLO BAY 3233 View map

Guitar concert with guest flamenco dancer - experience the romance and passion of Flamenco & Latin music with 10 String Guitarist Matthew Fagan who toured with the Buena Vista Social Clun & Flamenco Dancer Laura Uhe who has danced for Australian and Vic Opera. View more.


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Spanish Flamenco, Latin, Tango & Gypsy concert with 

Guitarist Matthew Fagan and Flamenco Dancer Laura Uhe

Experience the romance and passion of flamenco with 10 String Spanish Classical and flamenco Guitarist Matthew Fagan who has toured with the Buena Vista Social Club and Billy Connolly and leading Flamenco Dancer Laura Uhe who has performed flamenco dance in Opera Australia productions of Carmen and with Vic Opera’s international production of Carmen nationally.

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 from Matthew's new Flamenco Album El Vito which has also been released on Vinyl.Matthew brings together the traditional flamenco elements of Spanish guitar exhilarating flamenco guitar i.e techniques of Paco De Lucia and Paco Pena with the concert masterpieces of composers Isaac Albeniz – Asturias (Leyenda), Joaquin Rodrigo, Excerpt from Concerto de Aranjuez and George Bizet’s Carmen in stunning new arrangements. Also featuring Traditional middle eastern music on fretless oud guitar and the Tangoes of Astor piazzola 
Matthew Fagan has long been established as one of Australia’s finest exponents of the guitar. Matthew has toured with Billy Connolly, The Buena Vista Social Club, Shirley Bassey, Natalie Cole and Michael Crawford.

"Matthew is the Best Artist that I have toured with". Billy Connolly

‘Matthew has a Latin Soul and we love his playing so much that we want to take him back home to Cuba’ Ibrahim Ferrer The Original Buena Vista Social Club

‘A True Artist’ Paco Peña

Tickets: PRESALES - $30 Ad, $25 Conc, U16 Free; DOOR SALES - extra $5 per ticket

Bookings: PHONE - 0438 881 985 or ONLINE - https://flamencoapollobay.eventbrite.com.au


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ESPANA - EL VITO - THE SPIRIT OF SPAIN

23 Feb 2020
  • 02:30pm

St Aidans Church Hall, 23 Nelson Street, APOLLO BAY 3233 View map