Concerts and Online Events


Listen Again

As well as concert details, I include the Listen Again option for recent concerts, which were recorded live. For less recent concerts and programmes, such as this Spanish RTVE Radio Clásica programme Vamos al Cine, featuring the classical and flamenco guitar used on film soundtracks, visit my dedicated Classical and Flamenco Guitar on Radio page.

Sunday 31 January 2021: Belgium: RAPHAËLLA SMITS. Drongen Abbey, 11.15am. (YouTube). Details

Saturday 30 January 2021London: GEORGE TARLTON. Kings Place, 6pm. Stream.

Sunday 31 January 2021: Drongen, Belgium: RAPHAËLLA SMITS. Drongen Abbey, 11.15am (YouTube). Stream.


Saturday 6 February 2021: London: MARCO CARTA. IGF Young Artist Platform, 6pm. Live Stream.

Saturday 13 February 2021: London: MATEUSZ KOWALSKI. IGF Young Artist and New Music Concert Series, 6pm. Tickets.


Saturday 6 March 2021: San Francisco, CATENGYUE ZHANG. Omni Foundation Series Live from St Mark’s, 7.30pm. YouTube

Saturday 13 March 2021: LondonHOPE CRAMSIE. IGF Young Artist and New Music Concert Series, 6pm. Tickets.

Saturday 20 March 2021London: PAVEL RALEV. IGF Young Artist and New Music Concert Series, 6pm. Live Stream.

Saturday 27 March 2021: San Francisco, CAANA VIDOVIC. Omni Foundation Series Live from St Mark’s, 7.30pm. YouTube


Saturday 3 April 2021: Camino de Santiago, Spain: DAVID RUSSELL: Omni Foundation Series On Location, 7.30pm. YouTube

Saturday 10 April 2021Baltimore, MDMANUEL BARRUECO. Baltimore Classical Guitar Society, 8pm. Tickets – valid for up to 72 hours on demand. (première Between Earth and Sky by Jordan Chase, performed by Barrueco Studio Ensemble: Gwenyth Aggler, Jennifer Kim, Nadja Jankovic, Jesse Washburn)

UK: ELEANOR KELLY and DANIELA ROSSI. Classical Minds, 7.30pm. YouTube. (première of Garden Waltz by Valérie Hartzell: Eleanor Kelly; and Harbour by Andrew Williams: Daniela Rossi)

Sunday 11 April 2021: Alicante, Spain: DAVID RUSSELL. ADDA, Auditorio de la Diputación Provincial de Alicante, 7pm. Tel. 902 444 300. Tickets.

Hagerstown, MD: SHARON ISBIN and MARYLAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, conducted by ELIZABETH SCHULZE. Maryland Theatre Performing Arts Center, 3pm. Tickets.

London: FLAUGISSIMO DUO AT HOME: flute and guitar: YU-WEI HU and JOHAN LÖFVING, 3pm. LiveStream on Facebook

Saturday 17 April 2021: Kiev, Ukraine: MARKO TOPCHII. Omni Foundation On Location, St Andrew’s Cathedral, 7.30pm. Streaming.


Still Available from 2019 and 2020

Saturday 9 November 2019: BBC Radio 3: ANDREY LEBEDEV with JESS GILLAM on This Classical Life. Listen Again.

Thursday 21 November 2019: London: SAKI KATO: JULIAN BREAM TRUST CONCERT. Wigmore Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets. Blog (première Streams and Variations by Edward Cowie)

Tuesday 17 December 2019: London: WHAT GUITAR TRIO (MICHAEL HUGHES, IOANNIS THEODORIDIS joined by SAM CAVE). Iklectik, Old Paradise Yard, 20 Carlisle Lane, SE1 7LG, 7.30pm. Tickets. Blog (New Music for Guitar Trio: 5 premières)

Saturday 28 March 2020: Live Stream: CRAIG OGDEN with LONDON MOZART PLAYERS, 7pm. Live stream

Tuesday 14 April 2020: Dublin: ANDREA DE VITIS on ‘Alexandre Tansman’. Dublin Conservatoire, 4pm. Conversations with renowned guitarists, series open to public. YouTube. See blog for full listings and links to lectures.

Thursday 30 April 2020VIRTUAL GUITAR ORCHESTRA. YouTubePremière of Kaleidokithara by Sérgio Assad. Donations accepted for Doctors Without Borders

Sunday 31 May 2020: YouTube Live: JOAN FURIÓ and JOAN FURIÓ. (Father and Son Guitar Duo) performing Bellinati’s Jongo. YouTube, 7.30pm GMT (8.30pm Spanish time).

Wednesday 17 June 2020: London: ANDREY LEBEDEV, BARTOSZ GLOWACKI (accordionist) and LOTTE BETTS-DEAN (mezzo-soprano). St Pancras Clock Tower, 6pm. Live Broadcast: Details.

Sunday 21 June 2020: London: FLAUGISSIMO DUO AT HOME: flute and guitar: YU-WEI HU and JOHAN LÖFVING, 3pm. LiveStream on Facebook

Monday 22 June 2020: London: IESTYN DAVIES (countertenor) and ELIZABETH KENNY (lute, theorbo and guitar). Wigmore Hall and BBC Radio 3 broadcast, 1pm. Live Stream.

Sunday 5 July 2020LondonJOHAN LÖFVING (theorbo), 3pm. LiveStream on Facebook. (including Curved Lines ‘Gainst Square Glass for solo theorbo by Sam Cave) Blog


Monday 13 July 2020: London: SAM CAVE and ORPHEUS SINFONIA FOUNDATION.  LiveStream, 6pm (London). Tickets. Première of Dois Desenhos by Rafael Marino Arcaro. Blog

Saturday 22 August 2020: Australia: KARIN SCHAUPP.  Musica Viva LiveStream, 7pm (Australia EST). Tickets. Première of Suspended in a Sunbeam by Richard Charlton.

Friday 18 September 2020: London: SEAN SHIBE. Wigmore Hall, 7.30pm, Live Stream.

London: JESS GILLAM (saxophone) & MILOŠ. Wigmore Hall, 7.30pm. Live Stream.

Friday 25 September 2020: London: CAROLYN SAMPSON (soprano) & MATTHEW WADSWORTH (lute). Wigmore Hall, 1pm. Live Stream.

Saturday 17 October 2020Cleveland, OH: BOKYUNG BYUN. 7.30pm. Live Stream.

Friday 23 October 2020: Perivale, Middlesex: JULIA WHITE (oboe) and REBECCA BAULCH. St Mary’s, 4pm. Live Stream.

Saturday 24 October 2020: London: HANNAH CLARK (flute) and SERGIU HUDREA (guitar); PAVEL RALEV. Hall Two, Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 9AG, 11am. Live Stream. Tel. 020 7520 1490.

Saturday 24 October 2020: London: HOPE CRAMSIE; ALEXANDER HART. Hall Two, Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 9AG, 1pm. Live Stream. Tel. 020 7520 1490 (première of Spoor by Philip Cashian, played by Alexander Hart)

Saturday 24 October 2020: London: GEORGE TARLTON. Hall Two, Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 9AG, 3pm. Live Stream. Tel. 020 7520 1490.

Thursday 29 October 2020: Stafford: ELEANOR KELLY. Illuminate Women’s Music, 7.30pm. Live Stream.

Wednesday 11 November 2020: London: MERAKI DUO: MEERA MAHARAJ (flute) and JAMES GIRLING. 1901 Arts Club, 1pm. On Facebook and YouTube. (Première of À Norte, Rio Preto by Rafael Marino Acaro)

Friday 4 December 2020: YouTube: VIRTUAL GUITAR ORCHESTRA with flamenco guitarists ADAM DEL MONTE, MARIJA TEMO and PEDRO SIERRA, and ANGEL ROMERO, ELIOT FISK, JOSÉ MARÍA GALLARDO DEL REY, … YouTube Première Relampiños by Adam del Monte.

Saturday 5 December 2020: London Online: VITOR NOAH MORAES SANDES. IGF Young Artist Platform concert, 6pm. Live Stream.

Monday 14 December 2020: New York: JOSÉ FELICIANO: Celebrating 50 Years of ‘Feliz Navidad’, programme by Mandalit del Barco. NPR radio Listen again.

Madrid: TeleMadrid: The programme DOS EN LA CARRETERA dedicated to: ‘Aranjuez, la Pequeña Capital Histórico de Madrid’, with CECILIA RODRIGO CAMHI, 10.30pm. TeleMadrid

Thursday 17 December 2020: Santiago de Compostela, SpainJOSÉ MARÍA GALLARDO DEL REY. Música en Compostela, Royal Chapel of the Hostal of Reyes Católicos, 5pm. Live Stream.

Friday 18 December 2020London: ELEANOR KELLY. IGF Young Artist Platform. Live Stream.

Thursday 31 December 2020: BerlinPABLO SÁINZ-VILLEGAS with BERLINER PHILHARMONIKER, conducted by KIRILL PETRENKO. Berlin Philharmonic, 5pm. Digital Concert Hall. (Joaquín Rodrigo, Concierto de Aranjuez for guitar and orchestra, Anon, Spanish Romance from the film Jeux interdits (arr. Chris Hazell). At 4.40pm, there will be a pre-concert talkKirill Petrenko in conversation with Julia Gartemann.



List of Classical Guitar Premières

Here is a list of recent Classical Guitar premières with details of composers, works, dates, performers and venues — and where possible, the composer’s Performance Notes. The List

© Thérèse Wassily Saba  2021

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