Brighton Coffee Concert review

Strings Attached (Andrew Polmear): http://www.stringsattachedmusic.org.uk/coffee-concert-29th-january-2017-review-andrew-polmear/#more-1828 I was astounded by this concert. I don’t know enough about the guitar or the repertoire to write about them knowledgeably. But Sean Shibe’s performance was enough to sweep away what preconceptions I had, both about the limitations of solo guitar and about the mediocrity of some English 20th century [...]

After two evening recitals this week it felt refreshing to give a coffee concert - 6am alarm, Southern Rail cancellation joys, but coffee and pastries before playing at Brighton Dome/Attenborough Arts Centre! This was the final time I played the full English programme before the final recording session with Delphian Records, and I don't think [...]

Last night I was walking through the cloisters of the church of St. John the Evangelist and came across a poster detailing the forthcoming season, then realised that I'd actually performed at this church once before - around 10 years ago, with the National Youth Guitar Ensemble of Great Britain! NYGE is steadily growing in [...]