The recital's to be an hour long, programme is: Giulio Regondi - Etude no. 10 Dionisio Aguado - Rondo no.2 in A minor Giulio Regondi - Fete Villageois Malcolm Arnold - Fantasy (Prelude, Scherzo, Arietta, Fughetta, Arietta, March, Postlude) Joaquin Rodrigo - Invocacion y Danza Alberto Ginastera - Sonata (Esordio, Scherzo, Canto, Finale)
Just a wee link to a blog concerning classical guitar in Scotland, it's pretty decent and basically sums up a lot (if not all) of what's going on in Scotland in the guitar world. http://bobbysclassicalguitarspace.blogspot.com/
My friend emailed me a page from the NY times on piano competitions, but it's all relevant to guitar competitions. I mean it's pretty obvious, but people forget how it's so very hard to become well known unless you've won a few of these. These guys who win are a particular type of player - [...]
A wee thingy in Aberdeen that I'm doing at the end of next month. It's the North-East Classical Guitar Society AGM and they always have someone from the Academy play there.
I'm playing in the Guinness room on Monday 9th May, 1510, for the performance exam of this year. The external examiner is Paul Gregory. Not sure what I'll play yet but it'll come to me.
These are a selection of publicity pictures that I found on my email, might as well stick them up here. Most (or all) of these are by Kenneth Dundas. Also one I found from one of the concerts given in Holland this January.