Concerts and Online Events

INTERNATIONAL CONCERT DIARY

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.

2023

Saturday 7 January 2023: Sarasota, FL: BOKUNG BYUN. Riverview Performing Arts Center, 1 Ram Way at Lords Ave and Proctor Rd, FL 34231, 7.30pm. Tel. 941 260 3306. Tickets.

Sunday 8 January 2023: Philadelphia, PA: TENGYUE ZHANG. Settlement Music School, 416 Queen St, Philadelphia, PA 19147, 3pm: Live and recorded concert. Details

Friday 13 January 2023: London: MILOŠ KARADAGLIĆ with the LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, conducted by KAREN KAMENSEK. Royal Festival Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets. (PremièreThe Peacock Pavane for guitar and orchestra by David Bruce and Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquín Rodrigo) Blog

Sunday 15 January 2023: Eastbourne: MILOŠ KARADAGLIĆ with the LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, conducted by KAREN KAMENSEK. Congress Theatre, 3pm. Tel. 01323 412 000. Tickets. (The Peacock Pavane for guitar and orchestra by David Bruce and Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquín Rodrigo) Blog

Tuesday 17 January 2023: Cardiff: JUAN MARTIN (Flamenco). St David’s Hall, 8pm. Tel. 02920 878 444. Tickets.

Saturday 21 January 2023: Toronto: DANIELA ROSSI. St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St, 7.30pm. Tickets.

Sunday 22 January 2023: Kings Lynn: JOHAN LÖFVING with the NORFOLK SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Kings Lynn Corn Exchange, 3.30pm. Tel. 01553 764 864. Tickets. (Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquín Rodrigo)

Palm Beach, FL: LOS ROMEROS. 60th Anniversary Concert. Walter S. Gubelmann Auditorium, 100 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach, FL 33480, 3pm. Tickets.

Wednesday 25 January 2023: Philadelphia, PA: CELIL REFIK KAYA. The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 219 S. 6th St., PA 19106, 6pm. Tel. 215 925 2688. Tickets.

Saturday 4 February 2023: London: SASHA SAVALONIELEANOR GRANT (soprano, double bass), GUS MCQUADE. New Elizabethan Award recital, Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street, W1U 2BP, 1pm. Tel. 020 7935 2141. Tickets.

Princeton, NJ: SEAN SHIBE. Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study, 1 Einstein Drive, New Jersey, 08540, 8pm. Tel. 609 734 8000. Details.

Sarasota, FL: ZORAN DUKIC. Riverview Performing Arts Center, 1 Ram Way at Lords Ave and Proctor Rd, FL 34231, 7.30pm. Tel. 941 260 3306. Tickets.

Wednesday 8 February 2023: New York: SEAN SHIBE. The 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave, NY 10128, 7.30pm. Tickets.

Friday 10 February 2023: San Francisco, CA: SEAN SHIBE and VAN KUIJK QUARTET. Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Avenue, CA 94102, 7.30pm. Tickets.

Saturday 11 February 2023: Brookfield, WI: ANA VIDOVIC. Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, 3270 Mitchell Park Drive, Brookfield, WI 53045, 7pm. Tickets.

Sunday 12 February 2023: Philadelphia, PA: XAVIER JARA. Settlement Music School, 416 Queen St
Philadelphia, PA 19147, 3pm. Tickets.

Monday 13 February 2023: Birmingham: LAURA SNOWDEN. Recital Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham City University, 200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR, 1.05pm. Tel. 0121 331 5909. Tickets.

Tuesday 14 February 2023: London: SAM CAVE (guitars). Performance Space, College Building, 280 St John St, London EC1V 0HB,  7–8pm. Free but Registration required. Laurence Crane, Bobby J (1999), Michael Finnissy, Outcast (2021, 1st live performance), John Croft, Felix Namque (after Thomas Tallis) (2021, première), Christopher Fox, The Pursuit of Happiness (2020, première), Lisa Illean, Tiding (2021) and Alastair Putt, Cuerdas (2017)

Saturday 18 February 2023: Sydney: KARIN SCHAUPP and FLINDERS QUARTET. City Recital Hall, 2pm. Tickets.

Monday 20 February 2023: Sydney: KARIN SCHAUPP and FLINDERS QUARTET. City Recital Hall, 7pm. Tickets.

Wednesday 22 February 2023: Newcastle, NSW: KARIN SCHAUPP and FLINDERS QUARTET. Civic Theatre, 7.30pm. Tickets.

Thursday 23 February 2023: Bristol: JACK HANCHER. St George’s Bristol, Great George Street, (off Park Street), BS1 5RR, 1pm. Tel. 0117 929 4929. Tickets.

Saturday 25 February 2023: Melbourne: KARIN SCHAUPP and FLINDERS QUARTET. Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, 7pm. Tickets.

Toronto: IRINA KULIKOVA. St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St, 7.30pm. Tickets.

Monday 27 February 2023: Hobart: KARIN SCHAUPP and FLINDERS QUARTET. Hobart Town Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets.

Tuesday 28 February 2023: Melbourne: KARIN SCHAUPP and FLINDERS QUARTET. Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, 7pm. Tickets.

Thursday 2 March 2023: Canberra: KARIN SCHAUPP and FLINDERS QUARTET. Llewellyn Hall, Australian National University, 7pm. Tickets.

Sunday 5 March 2023: Philadelphia, PA: RAPHAËL FEUILLÂTRE. Settlement Music School, 416 Queen St, Philadelphia, PA 19147, 3pm. Tickets.

Tuesday 7 March 2023: Brisbane: KARIN SCHAUPP and FLINDERS QUARTET. 7pm.

Thursday 9 March 2023: Adelaide: KARIN SCHAUPP and FLINDERS QUARTET. Adelaide Town Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets.

Saturday 11 March 2023: London: WILL LIVERMAN (baritone), ADAM WALKER (flute), SEAN SHIBE (guitar) and OWEN GUNNELL (percussion). Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street, W1U 2BP, 1pm. Tel. 020 7935 2141. Tickets. (El Cimarrón by Hans Werner Henze)

San Francisco, CA: JIJI. Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Avenue, CA 94102, 7.30pm. Tickets.

Sarasota, FL: ANTONIO REY FLAMENCO TROUPE. Riverview Performing Arts Center, 1 Ram Way at Lords Ave and Proctor Rd, FL 34231, 7.30pm. Tel. 941 260 3306. Tickets.

Saturday 25 March 2023: Toronto: ADAM CICCHILLITTI and STEVE COWAN. St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St, 7.30pm. Tickets.

Thursday 13 April 2023: London: XUEFEI YANG with the LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, conducted by QIAN JUNPING. Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, Chelsea, SW1X 9DQ, 7.30pm. Tickets. (Guitar Concerto Magna Carta by John Brunning – III. Intense and energetic and Guitar Concerto: A Lovely Rose by Fu Renchang)

Saturday 22 April 2023: Philadelphia PA: JASON VIEAUX. Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, 19 S. 38th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 7.30pm. Tickets.

Sarasota, FL: LAURA SNOWDEN. Riverview Performing Arts Center, 1 Ram Way at Lords Ave and Proctor Rd, FL 34231, 7.30pm. Tel. 941 260 3306. Tickets.

Sunday 23 April 2023: Philadelphia PA: ALAN LIU. Settlement Music School, 416 Queen St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147, 3pm.
Tickets.

Saturday 29 April 2023: Toronto: DAVID RUSSELL. St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St, 7.30pm. Tickets.

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Still Available from 2022

Saturday 16 July 2022: Baltimore, MD: JULIAN BREAM: RECORDED LIVE CONCERT: 17 October 1967. Peabody Conservatory, first aired on ‘Music in Maryland’, WBJC classical radio, with host Jonathan Palevsky. Listen.

Saturday 6 August 2022: BBC Radio 3: LAURA SNOWDEN with JESS GILLAM on This Classical Life. Listen Again.

Saturday 3 September 2022London: THE GRIGORYAN BROTHERS: THIS IS US: A MUSICAL REFLECTION OF AUSTRALIA. Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, 1pm. Details. Blog

Friday 16 September 2022: London: SEAN SHIBE. Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street, W1U 2BP, 7.30pm. Tel. 020 7935 2141. Details.

San Luis Obispo, CA: ANA VIDOVIC/ LOS ANGELES GUITAR QUARTET. Harold Miossi Hall, Performing Arts Center San Luis Obispo, 7pm. Details.

Toronto: CHROMADUO. St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St, 7.30pm. Tickets. (two premières: The Circle Game After Margaret Atwood by Leo Brouwer and Plesiosynchronous by Amy Brandon; North American première: Dyens en trois temps by Sérgio Assad)

Saturday 24 September 2022: Sydney: PHILLIP HOUGHTON TRIBUTE CONCERT with Guitar Trek, Sydney Guitar Trio, UNSW Guitar Ensemble, Giuseppe Zangari, Dan Mckay, John Couch, Paul Nash and the CGS Orchestra. Mosman Art Gallery, 1 Art Gallery Way, Mosman, 7pm.

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Still Available from 2021

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

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

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. Live Stream.

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. Live Stream.

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

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)

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

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Still Available from 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. Details. 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. Details. 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).

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

Friday 10 July 2020VIRTUAL GUITAR ORCHESTRA featuring RALPH TOWNER, PEPPINO D’AGOSTINO, ROMERO LUBAMBO, SYLVAIN LUC, ANTOINE BOYER, JOE ROBINSON, MARTIN TAYLOR, MIROSLAV TADIC. YouTubePremière of Scient, Safe and Sane by Sérgio Assad. Donations accepted at GoFundMe

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). Première of Suspended in a Sunbeam by Richard Charlton.

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

Saturday–Sunday 19–20 December 2020: Santiago de Compostela, SpainJOSÉ MARÍA GALLARDO DEL REY. Música en Compostela, Royal Chapel of the Hostal of Reyes Católicos. Live Stream: Part I and Live Stream: Part II.

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 talk: Kirill Petrenko in conversation with Julia Gartemann.

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Still Available from 2019

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. Blog (première Streams and Variations by Edward Cowie)

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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  2023

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