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Danza El Vito Ritual Fire Dance (VIC, Australia)

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1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2021

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Short Synopsis

Experience the fusion of flamenco elements of Spanish Guitar with classical masterworks of Bizet’s classic opera CARMEN, Concierto de Aranjuez- J Rodrigo, Ritual Fire Dance - M De Falla, Asturias - I Albeiz and traditional flamenco accompanied with Laura and Fernando’s unique fusion of Flamenco and Classical Dance and percussion.

Nicholas Young, Internationally acclaimed, Award Winning concert pianist and renowned 10-string virtuoso Classical and Flamenco Guitarist Matthew Fagan are joined by  Flamenco Dancers Laura Uhe and Fernando Mira combining musical passion and innovative dance choreography in an exciting new performance.

Fernando has starred in Baz Luhrmaann'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 Otello and Carmen in Melbourne in Taiwan.

Laura Uhe has performed flamenco dance in Opera Australia’s and Vic Opera’s productions of Carmen. 

Reviews

Fernando Mira

"His performance  is steeped in passion, danger and brilliance": The Telegraph UK

'Fernando Mira...brings the house down' The Daily Mail UK

Mira proves to be an unstoppable force of nature, one that very nearly steals the show. 

Stephen Collins Live Theatre UK 2016

 

Matthew Fagan & Nicholas Young

This reviewer found the class of playing better than almost any other performance he has heard. The capacity audience gave a standing ovation and deservedly so. ROB KENNEDY City News Canberra

 

Nicholas Young

"Young milks every last drop of post-romantic intensity" The Australian

"Wonderfully florid technique and pianistic beauty" Limelight Magazine

"Unquestionably commands ... with authority and skill." Gramophone Magazine

Composed By
Compositions arranged by Matthew Fagan
Choreographer
Laura Uhe and Fernando Mira
Starring
Award winning concert pianist Nicholas Young, renowned 10-string virtuoso Guitarist Matthew Fagan, International touring Flamenco Dancers Fernando Mira and Laura Uhe
Artform
Availability Status
Available at short notice

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