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)


Tuesday 2 April 2019: Madrid: RAFAEL AGUIRRE with Orquesta Clásica Santa Cecilia, conducted by KYNAN JOHNS. Teatro Real, 8pm. Tickets (Concierto de Aranjuez and Concerto para un Gentilhombre by Joaquín Rodrigo)

Thursday 4 April 2019: Malaga: NADÈGE ROCHAT (cello) & RAFAEL AGUIRRE. Sala Unicaja de Conciertos María Cristina, 8pm. Tel. 952 219 53. Tickets.

Sunday 7 April 2019: London: JOÃO LIMA & JAVIER GARCÍA MORENO. Cervantes Theatre, Arch 26, Old Union Arches, 229 Union Street, Southwark, SE1 0LR, 3pm. Tickets.

Friday 12 April 2019: Alicante, Spain: TRÍO GUITAR: IGNACIO RODES, PAOLA REQUENA & ISABEL MARTÍNEZ. ADDA, Auditorium de la Diputación Provincial de Alicante, 8pm. Tel. 902 444 300.

Southend: GARY RYAN. Plaza Centre, 600 Southchurch Road, Southend SS1 2PT, 8pm. Tickets.

Saturday 13 April 2019: Apeldoorn, The Netherlands: JOHN MILLS. paslaan 6, 7311 AK Apeldoorn, 3pm.

Thursday 18 April 2019: Amsterdam: NEW EUROPEAN ENSEMBLE, KEREN MOTSER (soprano) KAI RÜÜTEL (mezzo-soprano), ERIK SLIK (tenor) with FRANZ HALÁSZ (guitar). Recital Hall, Concertgebouw, 8.15pm. Tickets (Pilgrims and Sotto Voce by Sofia Gubaidulina, Stabat Mater by Arvo Pärt)

Thursday 25 April 2019: Franconia, NH: JOSE LEZCANO. Abbie Greenleaf Memorial Library, 439 Maine St, NH 03580, 7pm. Tel.  603 823 8424. Details. (Lecture-recital: ‘The Guitar in Latin America: Continuities, Changes and Bicultural Strumming’)

London: ANDREY LEBEDEV. 1901 Arts Club, 7 Exton Street, Waterloo, SE1 8UE, 7pm. Tel. 020 7620 3055. Tickets.

Friday 26 April 2019: Boston, MA: RENE IZQUIERDO. First Lutheran Church of Boston, 299 Berkeley St, MA 02116, 7.30pm. Tickets.

Saturday 27 April 2019: Amherst, MA: TARIQ HARB. Eric Carle Museum, 125 W. Bay Rd, MA 01002, 7.30pm. Details.

Toronto: BERTA ROJAS. St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe Street, ON M5J 1W9, 7.30pm. Tickets.

Towson, MD: TENGYUE ZHANG & JAVIER JARA. Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall, MD 21252, 8pm. Tickets (pre-concert talk at 7.15pm)

Weston, HERTS: VIDA GUITAR QUARTET. Weston Church, Church Lane, SG4 7DJ, 7.30pm. Tickets.


Thursday 2 May 2019: London: GARY RYAN. Read Theatre, Level 5 Sherfield Building, Imperial College, South Kensington, 1pm.

Saturday 4 May 2019Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire: CRAIG OGDEN. Menter Rhosygilwen, SA43 2TW, 8pm. Tel. 01239 841 387. Tickets.

Sunday 5 May 2019: London: MĒLA GUITAR QUARTET. Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, SE1 8XX, 7pm. Tel. 020 7520 1490. Tickets. (three premières of new works for guitar quartet by Michael Finnissy, Stephen Goss, and Laura Snowden).

Saturday 11 May 2019: Stourbridge: CRAIG OGDEN. Hagley Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets.

Sunday 19 May 2019: London: DIMITRIS SOUKARAS and STEFAN GRASSE. Cervantes Theatre, Arch 26, Old Union Arches, 229 Union Street, SE1 0LR, 3pm. Tickets.

London: DEBASHISH BHATTACHARYA (sarod) & USTAD SHAHBAZ HUSSAIN (tabla). Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, SE1 8XX, 7pm. Tel. 020 7520 1490. Tickets


Sunday 2 June 2019: London: DEREK GRIPPER & DEBASHISH BHATTACHARYA (slide guitar). Hall One, Kings Place, 4.30pm. Tel. 020 7520 1490. Tickets.

Friday 7 June 2019: Groningen, The Netherlands: ROVSHAN MAMEDKULIEV. Oude Boteringestraat 33 Doopsgezinde kerk, 9712 GD, 7.15pm.

Linz: RAFAEL & VICTOR (violin) AGUIRRE MIÑARO. Altes Rathaus, Hauptplatz 1, 4020, 7pm.


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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