Guildhall Guitar Alumi: George Tarlton, Isabel Martínez …

The Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London is holding its annual Alumni Recital Series, on Tuesday 19 November 2019, at Milton Court Concert Hall. This year, the recital features George Tarlton, who has just won First Prize at the IGF London International Guitar Competition, Isabel Martínez, who has just released her recording Noche Andaluza, the Peruvian-born…

NOVA Guitar Duo: Farewell London – Hello Florianópolis, again

While in London we all feel a little misty eyed from farewelling the NOVA Guitar Duo of Luiz Mantovani and Nelly von Alven, in Florianópolis they are preparing to welcome back their Professor of Guitar at the State University of Santa Catarina – UDESC, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, the Brazilian guitarist Luiz Mantovani, who has spent the past…

London International Guitar Competition 2019 @KingsPlace

CONGRATULATIONS to George Tarlton who has won First Prize at the IGF London International Guitar Competition 2019, which was held on Saturday 26 October 2019, at Kings Place, London. The Chair of the Jury, the composer Stephen Goss, said the jury’s decision was extremely difficult, as the performances given by each of the three Finalists gave excellent performances. Elia…

EuroStrings International Guitar Competition: LiveStream @KingsPlace @TheIGF @EuroStrings

The annual Guitar Summit at Kings Place London, organised by the International Guitar Foundation & Festivals (IGF) is hosting the Second EuroStrings Guitar Competition. The semi-final round will begin on Saturday 20 July 2019 at 9.30am (London time) and is being live streamed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3svLBLZnsI4 The 8 semi-finalists for the Second EuroStrings Guitar Competition are: 1. Julia…

London Guitar Festival 2018 @EuroStrings @KingsPlace

The annual London Guitar Festival organised by the International Guitar Foundation & Festivals (IGF) is going to be super charged this year. As well as featuring the Gerardo Núñez Quintet with Carmén Cortés (Friday 26 October 2018, Kings Place), Ana Vidovic (Saturday 27 October 2018, Kings Place), and Margarita Escarpa and Paco Seco (Sunday 27 October 2018, Kings Place),…

London Strings Festival: 26–30 September 2018

The London Strings Festival, which opened on Wednesday 26 September 2018, with fine performances given by Ahmed Mukhtar on Arabic oud and the Veles Ensemble string trio, and the cello  and piano duo of Emma Besselaar and Antonio Oyarzabal, continues tonight and over the weekend with concerts and a Luthiers’ Exhibition. On Friday 28 September 2018, the Eden-Stell…

Miloš Returns: The Voice of the Guitar

It is with great pleasure that we announce a series of concerts by Miloš Karadaglić, performing solo and with Ensemble 7 beginning on Tuesday 18 September 2018 at Cadogan Hall, London. The programme, with the title Miloš: The Voice of the Guitar features music by Bach, Boccherini, Granados, Villa-Lobos and the Beatles. The tour continues to Guildford, Cheltenham and Swansea.…