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Spanish Classical, Flamenco, Tango and Modern Jazz


 Nicholas Young (Piano) & Matthew Fagan (Guitar)
~Touring N.S.W 15-24 November, 2019~

España El Vito the Spirit of Spain and Tango

Internationally acclaimed pianist, Nicholas Young and renowned 10 String Guitarist Matthew Fagan return with a new program featuring Spanish classical to flamenco, Tango and modern jazz.

Continuing their ground-breaking 2018 tour collaborations including SOLD OUT shows at the Sydney Opera House – Utzon Room, Internationally acclaimed, award winning concert pianist,  ‘Young Steinway Artist’ Nicholas Young joins internationally renowned 10-string virtuoso Guitarist Matthew Fagan, combining musical passion and virtuosity to celebrate the Spirit of Spain, El Vito and Tango.

The duo perform Spanish repertoire from classical to flamenco, plus the colourful and rhythmic sounds of Tango, South American Classical and Latin masterpieces and modern jazz infusing the exhilarating traditional flamenco elements of Spanish Guitar with the classical, virtuoso pianism.   The duo transform masterpieces by Joaquin Rodrigo, Isaac Albeniz, Manuel de Falla, Enrique Granados, Astor Piazzolla, Chick Corea, Maurice Ravel, and more into stunning new arrangements.


“There’s no doubt pianist, Nicholas Young, and guitarist, Matthew Fagan, are virtuosi.  Their credentials are undeniable and their technical skills were quite astounding, especially their precise timing.  Even long vivace sequences of notes played in unison were perfect.  The pairing of the piano and guitar was an inspired choice.  There was a beautiful complementarity between the two.
Clinton White Canberra Reviewers Circle

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

Or phone Kellie 0438 881 985

FRI 15 Nov:   St Paul’s Anglican Parish Hall (Cooma), 7:30pm, (Doors 7pm)

SAT 16 Nov:   Wesley Music Centre (Canberra), 7:30pm, (Doors 7pm)

SUN 17 Nov:  St Bernard’s Catholic Church (Batehaven), 3.00 pm (Doors 2.30pm),

WED 20 Nov:  St Paul’s Anglican Church (Narooma), 7.30pm (Doors 7.00pm)                 

THU 21 Nov :  Wollongong Uniting Church- (Wollongong), 7.30pm (Doors 7pm)

FRI 22 Nov: Greenway Memorial Chapel, Chapel Green Park (Green Point), 7.30pm (Doors 7pm),

SAT 23 Nov: The Sydney Opera House-Utzon Room (Sydney), 8pm (Doors 7.30pm)
BOOKINGS: Box Office 02 9250 7777 or

SUN 24 Nov: Reception Room, Sacred Spaces at the Sisters of Mercy Convent (Singleton), 2.00pm (Doors open 1.30pm)


Matthew Fagan
“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

” True Artist”
Paco Peña

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
“Full of heart-felt passion and a technique to die for.” Canberra CityNews

“Effortless, energised … technically-precise playing and beautiful feel for phrasing.”
Fine Music Magazine

 VIDEO: Manuel de Falla, ‘Danse espagnole’

Audience Review


Following details for all concerts except the Sydney Opera House
Online bookings through Southcoast Tix/ Humanitix

Or bookings options available via
Phone: Kellie 0438 881 985 (Credit/Cheque/Direct deposit)

General Admission, no allocated seating
Concession Eligibility- Pensioners, Healthcare & Carer Cardholders (Please provide proof of concessional status). Seniors Card holders when stated

For Special Seating arrangements including Wheelchair access and Companion Tickets please call 0438 881 985

The right is reserved to add, withdraw, reschedule or substitute artists and or vary advertised programs, venue, prices, seating arrangements and seating capacity.
CONTACT for INTERVIEWS : Kellie Grattidge < >      Phone : 0438 881 985

Braidwood Concerts

2019 Braidwood Spring Concert series is in full swing at St Andrew’s Anglican Church. Celebrating the wonderful historic and recently restored organ at St Andrew’s Anglican Church in Braidwood is the annual October organ extravaganza. ‘Bach rattles the rafters and other organ music’ will be performed by Dr James Forsyth and Mervyn Olds on Sunday 20 October from 2.30pm. This concert is exit by donation, and is the annual fundraiser for the organ restoration and maintenance fund.

In November, there will be two concerts offering great diversity. On Sunday 3 November from 2pm, string trio Three Piece Suite with flautist James Fortune return by popular demand to present ‘Australian Made and Played’, a mostly Australian themed program including selections by Percy Grainger, Graham Powning, Margaret Sutherland, David Hush, Sarah Hopkins, Alice Chance, Gregory van der Struik and Caspar Summer. There may be a hot-off-the-press World Premiere to top it off! Tickets: $25 adults and concessions, $5 children.

Our final concert in the 2019 Spring Series is a wonderfully eclectic performance by Evergreen Ensemble entitled ‘One Hundred Days Away’.  Held on Monday 18 November from 2pm, Evergreen Ensemble present 18th and 19th century Scottish-Australian music from the collections of the National Library of Australia. Virtuosic arrangements of Scots tunes by Edinburgh fiddlers, Tasmanian Sthrathspeys played on baroque violin, beautiful songs from the Hebrides and 19th century Australian piano music. Recorded by ABC Classics, the album CD will be available on
sale. What a wonderful note to end the series on! Tickets: $30 adults, $25 concessions and children under 15 free.

All concerts at held at St Andrew’s Anglican Church, 47 Elrington St, Braidwood with afternoon tea to follow the performances. If you would
like to know more about the Braidwood Concert Series or would like to be put on the email list, please email: 

by Anne Sanders