I've taken the time to add in some concert dates including some that are pretty exciting! Sharing a little of the Wigmore Hall stage with Mahan Esfahani and Avi Avital in February, off to Germany to play in Heidelberg with Isang Enders in April, and making my debut at the Aldeburgh Festival over the Summer! [...]
...at a strictly practical level Schubert was able to keep himself warm, without expense, by staying in bed, where he was often found trying out his songs with guitar accompaniment; there is no recorded instance of a composer taking a piano to bed... Apart from his hilarious turn of phrase, what is particularly comical about [...]
I'll be taking the train down to Faversham in Kent (19/11, 1930) and up to Stansted (22/11, 1500) this week, performing works by Dowland, Bach, Britten, Rodrigo and Ginastera. Check the diary page for details. The above image is the view I had over the course of last week's journey on the Inverness - Thurso [...]
Hey hey 😀 I'm just back from Ullapool where the guitar festival up there came to an end this Sunday. The drive up was beautiful as always. Allan Neave, Sasha Savaloni and Ross Wilson played a few quartets (like the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, thanks to the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet for that) [...]
Various concerts have been added to the Diary 2013 page, including dates at the Big Guitar Weekend in Glasgow, the Ullapool Guitar Festival, several BBC recording dates and a solo recital at the Aberdeen Music Hall.
k realised this is a link available for 7 days of the repeat concert in Ayr Town Hall, begins with a co-comission of BBCSSO and John Maxwell Geddes which is pretty good. 19:30 if you can't be bothered waiting. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01p3ns2/Afternoon_on_3_BBC_Scottish_Symphony_Orchestra_Episode_2
There are more concerts now up on the concert diary page, check it out if you fancy 🙂
Just a wee note to say that although Brighton festival gig on the 25th has sold out, I am playing the next day nearby in Lyminster. So basically if you wanted to come to the Brighton gig and realised no tickets left just go here to get some http://www.diochi.org.uk/index.cfm?fuseaction=activities.content&cmid=586 Also just a reminder to say [...]
From the Sound Festival website, here you go.
Is here: Poster for Concert 23/09/11 click on the link for the image file 🙂
I'll be playing: J.S. Bach - Prelude from suite BWV 997 Heitor Villa-Lobos - 5 Preludes Joaquin Rodrigo - Invocacion y danza Malcolm Arnold - Fantasy It's in the Queen's Cross Church by the top of Union Street. Also apparently my interview with Gary Fraser for the Scots magazine is to be published in the June [...]
Here is a link to Alan Coady's generous review of the gig, it's all good woop wooop woooop 😀
Went to me yayyyyyyy So I got 800EUR and engagements in Hamburg and Weimar (also possibly Rotenburg). So anyway my exam is tomorrow so please come along if you can make it (Guinness room of RSAMD, 1510), I'll be playing the Etude 10 by Regondi, the Ginastera Sonata, and the Fete Villagiouse by Regondi again.
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)
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.
I've put some details of some concerts that I have coming up, a solo recital in Kent in a few months and a wee engagement with the Scottish Flute Trio in June.
I've added to the Forthcoming Concerts page the details of, well... some forthcoming concerts. It seems that these first few months of 2011 will be busy. Oh and I also added in a wee quote given by those nice EGTA guys to the quotes page re: a wee half recital I gave in England for [...]
As usual it's been a while too long for me to have left the blog without a post. Aaaaaanyway I've just uploaded a new video to youtube which you can see here: It's just a wee video that's part of a competition application I'll be sending away this week. I've been doing a little bit [...]
Ian Watt and I also gave a recital in Eindhoven, in the Phillips Hall, in mid December on the weekend after our return to China. The programme was basically the same one given in China, and again it seemed to be a success, so we were pleased with how it went. We will return in [...]