The annual Guitar Summit at Kings Place London, organised by the International Guitar Foundation & Festivals (IGF) is hosting the Second EuroStrings Guitar Competition. The semi-final round will begin on Saturday 20 July 2019 at 9.30am (London time) and is being live streamed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3svLBLZnsI4
The 8 semi-finalists for the Second EuroStrings Guitar Competition are:
1. Julia Trintschuk (Germany)
2. Giulia Ballaré (Italy)
3. Peter Graneis (Germany)
4. Misael Barraza-Diaz (Mexico)
5. Mateusz Kowalski (Poland)
6. Katarzyna Smolarek (Poland
7. Yuki Saito (Japan)
8. Simone Rinaldo (Italy)
The Guitar Summit will be on all this weekend at Kings Place. On Saturday 20 July 2019 at 1.30pm, Jesse Flowers, winner of the 2018 EuroStings Competition, will give a recital: tickets
The internationally acclaimed lutenist, Nigel North will give a shared recital with the outstanding guitarist Goran Krivokapić, who is making his UK solo debut (each will play separate recitals) on Saturday 20 July 2019 at 7.30pm: tickets
There are masterclasses and workshops going on throughout the weekend at Kings Place in jazz guitar, classical guitar, acoustic fingerstyle guitar, flamenco guitar with Stanley Jordan, Juan Martín, Antonio Forcione, Marco Socías and Goran Krivokapić.
The Final Round (Sunday 21 July 2019, Kings Place, 6pm).
IGF belongs to the recently established European Guitar Festival Collaboration, bringing together 17 of the leading international guitar festivals of Europe. For more details, see: https://eurostrings.eu/
For more details of the IGF’s Guitar Summit 2019 at Kings Place, see more details.
© Thérèse Wassily Saba 2019