Premières – Classical Guitar

PREMIÈRES – Music for Classical Guitar

Julian ANDERSON Catalan Peasant with Guitar  Saturday 21 November 2015LondonLaura Snowden. Wigmore Hall, 7.30pm. (Commissioned by The Julian Bream Trust)

Rubens ASKENAR Arietta and Fandanguillo (after Niccolò Paganini) Friday 14 October 2016: London: Mircea Gogoncea (guitar) and Laura Custodio Sabas (violin).  Duke’s Hall, Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, NW1 5HT, 7.30pm.

Clarice ASSAD A Tide of Living Water 18 October 2014: Atlanta, GA: José Antonio Escobar. Spivey Hall (Written for José Antonio Escobar)

Harrison BIRTWISTLE Construction with Guitar Player Thursday 4 December 2014London: Andrey Lebedev. St John’s, Smith Square, SW1P 3HA, 7.30pm. (Commissioned by The Julian Bream Trust)

Frank BRICKLE Notes for a Concerto Grosso Friday 15 May 2015New York: New York City Guitar Orchestra, Jason Sageliel (Director). Mary Flager Cary Hall, DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street, 7.30pm.

Leo BROUWER Danzas Rituales y Festivas Vol. 2  Monday 18 May 2015LondonAndrey Lebedev. Wigmore Hall, 7.30pm. (Written for Andrey Lebedev)

Leo BROUWER Sonata No. 5: Ars Combinatoria Thursday 4 December 2014London: Andrey Lebedev. St John’s, Smith Square, SW1P 3HA, 7.30pm. (Commissioned by The Julian Bream Trust) Programme Note

Chris BRUBECK Affinity: Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra Saturday 11 April 2015Hagerstown, MD: Sharon Isbin with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Elizabeth Schulze. Maryland Theatre.

Sam CAVE Solo work for theorbo Friday 27 January 2017: London: Johan Löfving. Brunel University, Kingston Lane, UB8 3PH Uxbridge.

Armand COECK Mystical Movements Sunday 24 June 2018: Portsmouth: Carlos Bonell. The Square Tower, 8pm.

Richard DANIELPOUR Of Love & Longing Thursday 12 November 2014: London: Sharon Isbin  & Isabel Leonard (mezzo-soprano). Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall, 7.30pm. (Carnegie Hall 125th anniversary commission)

TAN Dun Concerto pour guitare ‘Yi2’ 23 November 2013Sankt Vith, BelgiumSharon Isbin & Orchestre Philharmonique Royal Liège, conducted by Christian ArmingR. KKM Triangel. (Written for Sharon Isbin)

Sebastian FAGERLAND  Kromos 2011 Turku, FinlandIsmo Eskelinen Turku Music Festival. (Written for Ismo Eskelinen)

Sebastian FAGERLAND Transit guitar concerto 25 October 2013: Helsinki: Ismo Eskelinen with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sakari Oramo. Helsinki Music Centre. (Commissioned by the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra and dedicated to Ismo Eskelinen)

Michael FINNISSY Normal Deviates for guitar duo Monday 13 February 2017: London: Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo. Wigmore Hall.

Stephen GOSS Cantigas de Santiago (2014)  31 January 2015: London: David Russell. Milton Court. (Written for David Russell)

Kate HONEY With the Ideal Comes the Actual Wednesday 15 July 2015: LondonMorgan Buckley. Purcell Room.

Rafael Leonardo JUNCHAYA Desapegos O el Encanoto de Dulcinea  Saturday 24 October 2015: Madrid: Luis Malca Contreras & Nova Camera Orchestra, conducted by David Santa Cecilia. Basilica de San Millán y San Cayetano, Calle Embajadores 15, 8pm.

David KNOTTS Grimm Tales Wednesday 15 July 2015: LondonCraig Ogden. Purcell Room. (six movements: I – Once upon a time (Without a care in the world); II – Lost in the forest; III – Chase!; IV – My Mother killed me, my Father ate me; V – Spin and VI – Betrothed)

Jonathan LESHNOFF Guitar Concerto Thursday 9 January 2014: Baltimore, MD: Manuel Barrueco with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Marin Alsop. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 8pm. (Written for Manuel Barrueco)

David LOEB Concerto for Four Guitars and Guitar Orchestra Friday 15 May 2015New YorkNew York City Guitar Orchestra, Jason Sageliel (Director). Mary Flager Cary Hall, DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street, 7.30pm.  

William LOVELADY Concerto for Guitar and Violin  Friday 12 June 2015Stratford-upon-AvonCraig Ogden, Tamsin Waley-Cohen (violin) & Orchestra of the Swan, conducted by David Curtis. Stratford ArtsHouse, Rother Street, CV37 6LU, 8pm.

William LOVELADY Edie Suite Saturday 27 May 2017Oxford: Manus Noble. St Michael & All Angels Church, 33 Lonsdale Rd, Summertown, OX2 7ES, 7.30pm.

João LUIZ Three Brazilian Pieces for Guitar Orchestra Friday 15 May 2015New YorkNew York City Guitar Orchestra, Jason Sageliel (Director). Mary Flager Cary Hall, DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street, 7.30pm.

Graham LYNCH Orpheus for guitar and orchestra Saturday 29 October 2016 LondonDANIELA ROSSI with NEWHAM PHILHARMONIC, conducted by JAMES HAM. Hall One, Kings Place, 7.30pm. (Commissioned by International Guitar Foundation)

Stephen McNEFF Eden Rock Monday 12 September 2016: London: Mark Padmore (tenor) & Morgan Szymanski (guitar). Wigmore Hall, 1pm. (Commissioned by the BBC) Notes

Anna MEREDITH Spook Friday 30 October 2015LondonTom Kerstens, Adam Brown, Karen Hutt (percussion) & Ligeti Quartet. Kings Place, 7.30pm. (Commissioned by International Guitar Foundation)

Hilda PAREDES Son dementes cuerdas for guitar and string quartet Friday 24 March 2017: Washington, DCELIOT FISK with ARDITTI QUARTET. Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Independence Ave, DC 20540, 8pm.

Joseph PARISI Guitar Brigade Friday 15 May 2015New YorkNew York City Guitar Orchestra, Jason Sageliel (Director). Mary Flager Cary Hall, DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street, 7.30pm.

Edwin ROXBURGH Soliloquy Wednesday 15 July 2015: LondonGary Ryan. Purcell Room.

Gary RYAN Shamal Wednesday 15 July 2015: LondonGary Ryan. Purcell Room.

Howard SKEMPTON Six Songs for Guitar  Friday 30 October 2015LondonTom Kerstens, Adam Brown, Karen Hutt (percussion) & Ligeti Quartet. Kings Place, 7.30pm. (Commissioned by International Guitar Foundation)

Natalie WILLIAMS Circle Games Friday 17 June 2016Mornington, AustraliaUMBERTO CLERICI (cello) & KARIN SCHAUPP (guitar). Peninsula Community Theatre, 7.30pm.

© Thérèse Wassily Saba 2017