The Spirit of Spain & Tango


Continuing their ground-breaking 2018 tour collaborations including SOLD OUT shows at the Sydney Opera House, Beleura House and Regional Australia! Internationally acclaimed, award winning concert pianist, and 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 South American Classical and Latin masterpieces infusing the exhilarating traditional flamenco elements of Spanish Guitar with the classical, virtuoso pianism, and transform masterpieces by Isaac Albeniz, Manuel de Falla, Enrique Granados, Astor Piazzolla, Chick Corea and more into stunning new arrangements.

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5 October

7.30 PM

(DOORS 7.00 PM)

St Paul's Lutheran Church
54 Poplar Avenue, Shepparton, VIC 3630

Prebooked Tickets: Adult $35 / Concession $30 / Child U16 $10 / Doors Sales: Extra $5 on door


6 October

3.00 PM

(DOORS 2.30 PM)

Benalla Art Gallery
Bridge Street, Benalla VIC 3672

$30 Full; $27 Gallery Members; $10 Full Time Students


27 October

3.30 PM

(DOORS 3.00 PM)

Castlemaine Town Hall
25 Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine, VIC 3450

Prebooked Tickets: Adult $35 / Concession $30 / Child U16 $10 / Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) $50 / Doors Sales: Extra $5 on door


Wesley Music Centre
20-22 National Circuit, Forrest, ACT 2603

Prebooked Tickets: Adult $35 / Concession $30 (Includes Friends of Wesley Music, ArtSound FM & Music Aviva subscribers) / Full-time student $15 / Child U12 Free / Doors Sales: Extra $5 on door


23 November

8.00 PM

(DOORS 7.30 PM)

Sydney Opera House (Utzon Room)
Bennelong Point, Sydney

Earlybird Tickets available until Wed 23rd October: Standard (Adult) $50 / Pensioner $40 / Senior $40 / Students $30 / Children $25 / Group of 8 $40 per person

Ticket Prices after Earlybird closes: Standard (Adult) $65 / Pensioner $55 / Senior $55 / Students $40 / Children $30 / Group of 8 $40 per person


24 November

2.00 PM

(DOORS 1.30 PM)

Sacred Spaces at the Sisters of Mercy Convent (Reception Room) 30 Queen St, Singleton, Hunter Valley, NSW, 2330)

Prebooked: Adult $30 / School Student: $5 / Door Sales: Extra $5 per ticket


1 December

Time TBA

Venue TBA


Young Steinway Artist

1st Prize Queensland International Chamber Music Competition, 2019
1st Prize 'Grand Prize Virtuoso' Music Competition (London), 2015
3rd Prize Rome International Piano Competition, 2015
2nd Prize Australian National Piano Award, 2012
Winner ABC Young Performers Awards Keyboard Category, 2011

"Full of heart-felt passion and a technique to die for." Canberra CityNews
"Wonderfully florid technique and pianistic beauty." Limelight Magazine
"Young milks every last drop of post-romantic intensity." The Australian


Virtuoso Ten-String Guitarist

"The best guest artist I have ever toured with"  — Billy Connolly

A prolific journeyman of the music world, Matthew Fagan has entertained audiences in more than 120 countries worldwide as a soloist and with orchestra and bands, and toured with international celebrities Natalie Cole, The Original Buena Vista Social Club, Billy Connolly, Shirley Bassey and Michael Crawford. 

Matthew has performed solo guitar, flamenco shows and with Irish and "Gypsy Jazz" ensembles at Cygnet Folk Festival, Port Fairy Folk Festival, National Festival and major performing arts centres, to corporate clients as diverse as Domaine Chandon, The Australin Grand Prix Corporation, National Gallery of Australia, Federation Square and Crown Casino.