Classical Guitar Concerts


List of Classical Guitar Premières

Saturday 17 June 2017: Edinburgh: GARY RYAN. St Mark’s Unitarian Church, 7 Castle Terrace, EH1 2DP,  Tel. 07722 984 676.

Stapleford, Nr Hertford: SEAN SHIBE. St Marys Church,Herts SG14 3NB, 7.30pm. Tel. 01992 586 108, email:

Late Night Lute: MATTHEW WADSWORTH on lute and theorbo. CD launch: Octagon Chapel, Norwich, 22 June 2017.

Monday 19 June 2017DounbyALISON MCNEILL (voice) and SASHA SAVALONI (guitar). Milestone Community Church,
Milestone Community Church, Vetquoy Road, KW17 2JE, 2.15pm. Tickets. (Two Premières: Stuart MacRae Four Attar Songs and Marco Ramelli Moon)

Tuesday 20 June 2017: Rousay: ALISON MCNEILL (voice) and SASHA SAVALONI (guitar). The Space, KW17 2PU, 7pm. Tickets.

Thursday 22 June 2017: Norwich: MATTHEW WADSWORTH (lute & theorbo). Octagon Chapel, Colegate, NR3 1BN, 7.30pm. Info.

TARO TAKEUCHI: 23 June 2017, London

Friday 23 June 2017: London: TARO TAKEUCHI (English guitar by Longman & Broderip c.1780; Spanish guitar c.1790; Harp-Lute by Buchinger/Barry c.1810) & SOPHIA BRUMFITT (mezzo-soprano). Daiwa Foundation Japan House, 13/14 Cornwall Terrace (Outer Circle), NW1 4QP, 7pm. Tickets.

Sunday 25 June 2017: London: GRAHAM DEVINE. Our Layde Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Greenwich, 68 Crooms Hill, London SE10 8HG, 7.30pm. Tickets.

Monday 26 June 2017: London: CARLO MARCHIONE. Peacock Room, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Old Royal Naval College, 7.30pm. Admission free.

Tuesday 27 June 2017: London: JOHN MILLS. Peacock Room, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Old Royal Naval College, 7.30pm. Admission free.

Thursday 29 June 2017: London: DAVID RUSSELL GUITAR PRIZE. Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, NW1 5HT, 6pm. Info.

Friday 30 June 2017: Anstruther: SEAN SHIBE. Dreel Halls, 7.30pm. Tickets. (James Oswald: Divertimentis, Excerpts from Scottish lute manuscripts, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies: Farewell to Stromness, Steve Reich: Electric Counterpoint, Julia Wolfe: LAD, David Lang: Killer)

Frant, Tunbridge Wells6 HANDS: JOHN WILLIAMS, JOHN ETHERIDGE & GARY RYAN. St Alban’s Church, Church Lane, TN3 9DX, 8pm. Tel. 07768 115 184. Tickets.


Saturday 1 July 2017: London: AYMAN JARJOUR. St Mary’s Church, Acton, W3 9NW, 7.30pm. Info. (ACTION FOR SYRIA CONCERT).

London: JON GJYLACI. Crown Court Church of Scotland, Russell St, Covent Garden, WC2B 5EZ, 7.30pm. Tickets.

Concert Listing for B.M.G. (Banjo, Mandolin & Guitar magazine) March 1968: John Williams, Julian Bream, Regino Sainz de la Maza, …

Sunday 2 July 2017: Caba: MANOLO YGLESIAS (Flamenco), ANALÍA REGO (Tango) & VÍCTOR VILLADANGOS (Classical). Circe, fabrica de Arte, Av. Córdoba 4335 – Palermo, 6pm. Tel. 4772 9042. Tickets.

Cirencester: CRAIG OGDEN. Boutflour Hall, Royal Agricultural University, 3.30pm. Tel. 01285 889 839. Tickets.

Monday 3 July 2017: London: NOVA GUITAR DUO at ROYAL COLLEGE OF MUSIC STRINGS SHOWCASE. Wigmore Hall, 7.30pm. Tel. 020 7935 2141. Tickets.

Wednesday 5 July 2017: London: BRIDGET MERMIKIDES and FRIENDS. London Guitar Studio, 62 Duke St, WC1K 6JT, 7pm. Tel. 020 7493 1157. Tickets.

Friday 21 July 2017: London: MANUEL VALENCIA (Flamenco). Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 9AG, 7.30pm. Tel. 020 7520 1490. Tickets.

Saturday 22 July 2017: LondonEDEN STELL GUITAR DUO & G PLUS ENSEMBLE: ‘Cançons i danses’ & ‘Ignite’ Double Album Launch. Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 9AG, 7.30pm. Tel. 020 7520 1490. Tickets.

Friday 28 July 2017: Kiel, Germany: PEPE ROMERO & Philharmonie der Nationen, conduced by JUSUS FRANZ. Kieler Schloss, Dänische Str. 44, 24103.

© Thérèse Wassily Saba  2017

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