Classical Guitar Concerts


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.

Saturday 2 February 2019: Groningen: MEMORIAL CONCERT for SABRINA VLASKALIC. Prins Claus Conservatorium, 5pm. LIVE STREAM from 16.45 (and still viewable)


Friday 12 July 2019: Vancouver: STRINGS FOR PEACE: SHARON ISBIN with AMJAD ALI KHAN (sarod), AYAAN ALI BANGASH and AMAAN ALI BANGASH (sarod). Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, 6265 Crescent Rd, BC V6T 1Z1, 8pm. Tickets.


Friday 20 September 2019: LondonGIACOMO SUSANI with AUDENTIA ENSEMBLE, conducted by CONSTANTIN RICCARDI; and VITOR NOAH with AUDENTIA ENSEMBLE, conducted by RYAN BIAR. Duke’s Hall, Royal Academy of Music, 7pm. Tickets (Premières of Concierto for Guitar and Small Orchestra by Giacomo Susani and Concerto Apinayé for Guitar and Orchestra by R. Marino Arcaro)


Wednesday 2 October 2019: London: JOHN W. DUARTE CENTENARY CONCERT. Kings Place, Hall Two, N1 9AG, 8pm. Tel. 01603 626 414. Tickets (Première of Badinerie, Op. 32a; and European première of Joan Baez Suite, Op. 144 by John W. Duarte)

Thursday 3 October 2019: New York: MEETING: LAURA SNOWDEN. Manhattan Theatre Club Creative Center, 311 West 43rd Street, 8th floor, 7pm. Tickets (Lessons learned from Julian Bream)

Friday 4 October 2019: New York: LAURA SNOWDEN (recital). Tenri Cultural Institute, 43A West 13th Street, 7.30pm. Tickets.

Saturday 5 October 2019: Sydney: CAMPBELL DIAMOND and GIAN MARCO CIAMPA. Mosman Art Gallery, 7.30pm. Tickets.

Tuesday 8 October 2019: London: ANDREA DIECI. Royal Academy of Music, Angela Burgess Recital Hall, 6pm. Tickets (lecture-recital on Hans Werner Henze’s Royal Winter Music: First Sonata on Shakespearean Characters)

Sunday 13 October 2019: London: GABRIEL GUILLÉN & HOUSDEN-TARLTON DUO. Cervantes Theatre, Arch 26, Old Union Arches, 229 Union Street, Southwark, SE1 0LR, 3pm.

Friday 18 October 2109: London: SAM CAVE. Eastern Gateway, Brunel University, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH, 1.10pm. Tickets (From his CD Refracted Resonance including music for guitar and electronics by Nicholas Moroz)

Saturday 19 October 2019: Toronto: MARTHA MASTERS. St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St, 8pm. Tickets.

Towson, MD: SHARON ISBIN. Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall, Towson University, Center for the Arts, 7700 Osler Drive, MD 21252, 8pm. Tickets.

Friday 25 October 2019: London: ANTONIA JIMÉNEZ, BETTINA FLATER and AFRA RUBINO (flamenco guitars) with ALICIA MORALES (flamenco singer and NASRINE RAHMANI (percussion). Kings Place, Hall One, 7.30pm. Tickets.

Saturday 26 October 2019: London: THE BIG NIGHT OF THE GUITAR: FINAL of LONDON INTERNATIONAL GUITAR COMPETITION (5pm); EMMANUEL SOWICZ (6.30pm); DAVID RUSSELL (7.30pm). Kings Place, Hall One, Tickets.

New York: BERTA ROJAS. Kaufmann Concert Hall, 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave, NY 10128, 8pm. Tickets. Pre-concert interview with Benjamin Verdery.

Philadelphia, PA: ELIOT FISK. Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, 23 S 38th St, PA 19104, 7.30pm. Tickets. Fundraising Concert for the Bill Viola Memorial Fund.


Wednesday 30 October 2019: LondonMILOŠ KARADAGLIĆ & FLANDERS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, conducted by JOSÉ LUIS GOMEZ. Cadogan Hall, 7.30pm. Tel. 020 7730 4500 (Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquín Rodrigo)

Thursday 31 October 2019: Coventry: MILOŠ KARADAGLIĆ & FLANDERS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, conducted by JOSÉ LUIS GOMEZ. Butterworth  Hall, Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, CV4 7AL, 7.30pm. Tel. 024 7652 4524. Tickets (Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquín Rodrigo)


Friday 1 November 2019: Hong Kong: SHARON ISBIN with CITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF HONG KONG, conducted by ANDREW SEWELL with NINA CORTI (castanets and flamenco dance). Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall, 8pm. Tickets. (Rodrigo, Fantasia para un gentilhombre and Boccherini, Quintet in D Major G448)

Maidenhead: XUEFEI YANG with HEATH QUARTET. Lea Barn, Winter Hill, Cookham Dean, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 9TW, 7.30pm. Tel. 01628 484 230. Tickets.

Sunday 3 November 2019: Windsor, CT: RAPHAËL FEUILLÂTRE. Windsor Art Center, 40 Mechanic Street, CT 06095, 2pm. Tickets.

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

Monday 11 November 2019: Bath: XUEFEI YANG with HEATH QUARTETGuildhall Banqueting Room, The Guildhall, High Street, Bath BA1 5AW, 1pm. Tel. 01225 463 362. Tickets.

Friday 15 November 2019: Tucson, AZ: SHARON ISBIN with TUCSON SYMPHONY, conducted by CASE SCAGLIONE. Tucson Music Hall, 260 S Church Ave, AZ 85701, 7.30pm. Tickets.(John Corigliano, Troubadours: Variations for Guitar and Orchestra)

Sunday 17 November 2019: Tucson, AZ: SHARON ISBIN with TUCSON SYMPHONY, conducted by CASE SCAGLIONE. Tucson Music Hall, 260 S Church Ave, AZ 85701, 2pm. Tickets.(John Corigliano, Troubadours: Variations for Guitar and Orchestra)

Tuesday 19 November 2019: London: Guildhall Alumni Series with GEORGE TARLTON, ISABEL MARTÍNEZ, FRANCESCO SCELZO and MARIUS NOSS GUNDERSEN. Milton Court Concert Hall, 7pm. Tel. 020 7638 8891. Tickets.

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

Saturday 23 November 2019: London: ELIZABETH KENNY (lute). St Andrew’s Church, Maple Road, Surbiton, KT6 4DS, 7.30pm. Tickets. (Weiss and selections from the Saizenay and Balcaress lute books).

Toronto: RAPHAËL FEUILLÂTRE. St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St, 8pm. Tickets.

Sunday 24 November 2019: London: ARNAUD DUMOND & FRÉDÉRIC BERNARD; WHAT GUITAR TRIO. Cervantes Theatre, Arch 26, Old Union Arches, 229 Union Street, Southwark, SE1 0LR, 3pm.

Monday 25 November 2019: WijnegemJUAN FALÚ, RAPHAELLA SMITS, SIEBE CHAU & BRENDA CORIJN (singer). Gasthuis, Turnhoutsebaan 199, 2110 Wijnegem, 8pm. Tickets.

Tuesday 26 November 2019: Leuven: JUAN FALÚ, RAPHAELLA SMITS, SIEBE CHAU & BRENDA CORIJN (singer). La Conserve, Kolonel Begaultlaan 15, 3012 Leuven, 8pm. Tickets.


Friday 6 December 2019: New York: IRINIA KULIKOVA. St. Leonard Nimoy Thalia, Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, 7.30pm. Tickets.



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  2019

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