El Vito Chamber Group featuring Nicholas Young, Internationally acclaimed, Award Winning concert pianist and ‘Young Steinway Artist’ and Internationally renowned 10-string virtuoso Spanish 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 special guest Flamenco Dancers Laura Uhe and Fernando Mira and world percussionist Marek Podstawek combining musical passion and innovative dance choreography in an exciting new performance.
Fernando has recently starred in Baz Luhrmann’s production of Strictly Ballroom the Musical from 2013-2018 in the UK and USA and in Don Quixote with The English National Opera and with Opera Australia productions of Othello and Carmen in Melbourne in Taiwan.
Laura Uhe has performed flamenco dance in Opera Australia productions of Carmen. Laura also appeared in Vic Opera’s international production of Carmen in Sydney and Melbourne.
Featured music includes Spanish classical to flamenco and Tango to Modern Jazz, infusing the exhilarating traditional flamenco elements of Spanish Guitar with classical masterworks from Bizet’s classic opera CARMEN, Concierto de Aranjuez- J Rodrigo, Ritual Fire Dance – M De Falla, Asturias Issac Albeniz into stunning new arrangements accompanied with Laura and Fernando’s unique fusion of Flamenco and Classical Dance. The group captures the raw, authentic combination of flamenco dance and music, creating an intimate connection with the audience through their superb technical ability and emotionally fiery execution.