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Concerts and recitals


Tuesday 25th September 2018 at 7:30pm
Dukes Hall. Royal College of Music, Marylebone Road, LONDON NW1 5HT
£30, £20, £10
Sérgio Assad & Odair Assad guitars ​ Isaac Albéniz Cantos de España: ‘Cordoba’ | Iberia: ‘El Puerto’ Astor Piazzolla Bandoneón | Zita Antonio Carlos Jobim Cronica da casa assassinada Joaquín Rodrigo Tonadilla Egberto Gismonti Palhaço | Baião malandro Sérgio Assad Suite brasileira

John Mills and Cobie Smit

Friday 28th September 2018 at 7:30pm
Poole Dorset
Lychett Minster Parish Church, Dorchester Road, Poole BH16 5JA
John Mills, a former pupil of Segovia, together with Dutch born virtuoso, Cobie Smit, play a concert of pulsating rhythms and haunting melodies, from Spain, Argentina, Paraguay, England and Ireland, featuring both guitar solos and duets.

Eden-Stell Guitar Duo

Friday 28th September 2018 at 7:30pm
Saint Margaret Pattens Church, Eastcheap, London EC3M 1HS
£5.98 - £16.76
Part of the London Strings Festival. The concert will feature the music of Federico Mompou, Domenico Scarlatti, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Johannes Brahms and Francis Poulenc.

Michael Butten

Saturday 29th September 2018 at 1:00pm
St John's Church, Pitfield, Hoxton, London N1 6NP
£5.98 - £11.37
Award winning British guitarist Michael Butten will be performing a programme of early music transcriptions for the guitar. The concert will begin with beautiful renaissance lute music by Dowland and da Milano, vihuela pieces by Narvaez, Michael's own transcription of a Purcell harpsichord suite, and finally Bach's magnificent Violin Sonata No. 3 in C Major, featuring the longest Fugue he ever composed.

John Mills

Friday 5th October 2018 at 7:30pm
Sleaford Lincolnshire
New Life Conference and Events Centre, Mareham Lane, Sleaford NG34 7JP
Music of Spain and Latin America. Barrios, Savio, Albeniz, Torroba, Villa lobos, Sanz, Morel etc. Hosted and Sponsored by SOLO Classical Guitar Ensemble of South Lincolnshire
For tickets: Earl Marsh 01205 355656 earlsmarsh@aol.com

John Mills

Friday 5th October 2018 at 7:30pm
Sleaford Lincolnshire
Sleaford New Life Events Conference Centre, Mareham Lane, Sleaford NG34 7JP
John will be in concert playing Music of Spain and Latin America at the New Life Centre, NG34 7JP. Concert room doors open 7pm for a start at 7.30pm. Entry is £10 including light refreshments at the interval. On Saturday 6th October John MILLS will be available for single or duet performance lessons from 10am. £20 per session per person/duet. The piece of music to be played should be no more than 5 minutes in length giving maximum 20 minutes of time for analysis by John. There will be observers at these performance lessons and non SOLO CGE members are welcome to attend and learn, non-participation, for just £5.00 for the day. Payable at the door. Performance lessons sessions are limited so it will be on a first come first booked basis. Bookings:- contact Earl Marsh : earlsmarsh@aol.com, mobile: 07903144525

The Solo Guitar Music of Heitor Villa-Lobos

Saturday 6th October 2018 at 7:30pm
Cambridge Cambridgeshire
Emmanuel United Reformed Church, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1QY
£15 £10 concessions £5 children
Tino Andersen, Ian Kelleher and Vitor Noah will perform Suite Populaire Bresilienne, 12 Etudes, 5 Preludes and Choro No.1
01371 878 403 or info@iankelleher-guitar.co.uk

Colibri Guitar Duo

Saturday 6th October 2018 at 7:30pm
St Marys Church, Market Place, Norfolk, Reepham NR10 4JL
Rod Faulkner and Valérie Hartzell join together as Colibri Guitar Duo for an evening of Spanish, Latin American, and English music.

Vivo - Dave Cannings

Saturday 6th October 2018 at 7:30pm
High Wycombe
Wycombe Arts Centre Church, 19 Desborough Road, High Wycombe HP11 2RG
This will be a solo guitar recital at the Wycombe Arts Centre church in Desborough Rd . I'll be putting on an exciting mix of Latin American guitar music from Argentina,Venezuala and Cuba as well as music from two great English composers of the 20th century William Walton and Richard Rodney-Bennett. There will be a licenced bar at the interval.

Davide Sciacca - A Guitar at the Opera

Sunday 7th October 2018 at 7:30pm
Ealing London
St Matthew's Church Hall, North Common Road, Ealing, Ealing W5 2QA
£13 / £10 concessions, payable in cash at the door
An evening of opera songs, arranged for classical guitar.
Ealing Guitar Society

The Eden Stell Guitar Duo

Sunday 7th October 2018 at 7:30pm
Raynes Park London
St Saviour' Church, Grand Drive, Raynes Park SW20 9DG
Program will include works by Johannes Brahms, Mauro Giuliani, Domenico Scarlatti, Francis Poulenc, Federico Mompou, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Wendy Cannon 0208 3970805

Glasgow Guitar Night

Wednesday 10th October 2018 at 7:00pm
Maracas Cafe, 59 Cambridge Street, Glasgow G3 6QX
£5:00, £3:00
A relaxed evening of classical guitar. BYOB

An Evening of Music for Cello and Guitar

Friday 19th October 2018 at 7:30pm
Lauderdale House, Waterlow Park, Highgate Hill, London N6 5HG
£15 £10 concessions £5 children
Charles Ellis (cello) and Ian Kelleher (guitar) duets and solos including works by Bach, Boccherini, Legnani, Piazzolla,Ravel and Villa-Lobos
01371 878 403

Cambridge Guitar Orchestra Concert

Saturday 20th October 2018 at 7:30pm
St Mary's Church, OLD GREAT NORTH ROAD, Cambridgeshire, ST NEOTS EATON SOCON PE19 8EJ
The programme will comprise a variety of musical styles and genres including music by Purcell, Granados,Saint-Saëns, Schubert, Amelkina-Vera, Abreu and Houghton plus a solo programme from Musical Director, Valérie Hartzell
Cambridge Guitar Orchestra

The Big Night of the Guitar

Saturday 27th October 2018 at 8:00pm
London london
Kings Place, Hall 1, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG
Main concert: 8pm A magical night of the guitar which includes a performance from the YOUNG STARS. This is a guitar ensemble consisting of the winners of 14 European Guitar Competitions and Festivals as part of the Eurostrings project funded by a grant from the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. This 15 minute concert also includes a new commission from Léo Brouwer and a new IGF commission by leading English composer Gabriel Jackson. This is followed by a 30 minute performance by Italian guitarist Giacomo Susani, the outstanding winner of London International Guitar Competition 2016. The programme for this part of the night includes Girolamo Frescobaldi, Fernando Sor and Marek Pasieczny: Tate Sonata (dedicated to Giocomo Susani) The concert will conclude with a performance of one of the greatest guitarists in the world, the incredible Ana Vidovic. Since winning her first international guitar competition at the age of 14, Ana has enjoyed a successful international career playing all around the world, and we are delighted to welcome her back to the UK. The programme for Ana’s performance includes JS Bach, Joaquin Rodrigo and Heitor Villa–Lobos.

Debbie Adamson, Arne Brattland and Raymond Burley

Saturday 3rd November 2018 at 8:00pm
Hillscourt Conference Centre, Rose Hill, Rednal B45 8RS
To be Advised.
raymond butcher

Guitar Festival

Sunday 4th November 2018 at 11:00am
Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS
The RCM presents some of the finest players on the international guitar scene in a one-day festival of concerts, masterclasses and lectures celebrating all things guitar.

Máximo Pujol in Concert

Saturday 10th November 2018 at 7:30pm
St Paul's Centre, Hills Road, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge CB2 1JP
£17 (£12 under 16 and students)
Máximo will be playing his own compositions as well as music by three of the “Fathers” of the Argentinian Guitar: Atahualpa Yupanqui, Eduardo Falú and Abel Fleury. Tickets can be obtained online from CambridgeLive, or from their box office in Wheeler Street (12.5% booking fee). Tickets are also available at Cambridge Strings in Kings Street, at the door or via email.
Mike Lloyd: pujolcambridge@gmail.com

Billy Watman

Saturday 17th November 2018 at 1:00pm
Stoke Newington
The Old Church, Stoke Newington Church Street, Stoke Newington N16 9ES
In this concert Billy will play classical repertoire by Bach, Brouwer & Rodrigo alongside his own compositions and arrangements. Billy is officially endorsed by several major brands and regularly performs at music shows and exhibitions and continues to study classical guitar with Francesco Mariani at the prestigious Purcell School for Young Musicians in London. This Concert is child and baby friendly and a ticket holding adult can accompany as many under 16's for free as they please!
Francesco Mariani 07812050336

The Vickers Bovey Duo

Saturday 17th November 2018 at 1:00pm
Stoke Newington
The Old Church, Stoke Newington Church Street, Stoke Newington N16 9ES
Francesco Mariani 07812050336

Da Capo Duo

Saturday 17th November 2018 at 2:00pm
Stoke Newington
The Old Church, Stoke Newington Church Street, Stoke Newington N16 9ES
Expect a mix of light and challenging works spanning 19th century showpieces, Spanish and Latin American music, folk arrangements and new commissions.
Francesco Mariani 07812050336

English Guitar Orchestra dir. by Raymond Burley

Saturday 17th November 2018 at 7:30pm
St Michael at the North Gate Church, Cornmarket Street, Oxford OX1 3EY
£12 and £8 concessions
The English Guitar Orchestra directed by Raymond Burley with a programme of music for 2, 3, 4 and 15 guitars including works by Vivaldi, Handel, Ravel, Houghton, Abba, Ronald Binge, Karl Jenkins and John Barry.
Ticket reservations: 07585 127 164

Stoke Newington Guitar Festival

Saturday 17th November 2018 at 7:30pm
Stoke Newington
The Old Church, Stoke Newington Church Street, Stoke Newington N16 0JR
See Above
Billy Watman £5 Vickers Bovey £15 £10 early bird Da Capo Duo £10 £5 early bird Sean Shibe £15 £10 early bird

Sean Shibe

Sunday 18th November 2018 at 7:30pm
Stoke Newington
The Old Church, Stoke Newington Church Street, Stoke Newington N16 9ES
Event Sean Shibe, Classical Guitarist @ SNGF 18/11/2018 Sean Shibe is one of the foremost guitarists of his generation. His approach to the traditional classical guitar canon avoids cliché and challenges all preconceptions.
Francesco Mariani 07812050336

CheGO supporting the Helen Rollason Cancer Charity Christmas Fair 2018

Sunday 25th November 2018 at 10:00am
Great Leighs Racecourse, CHELMSFORD CM3 1QP
CheGO are delighted to be part of the live entertainment for the Helen Rollason Christmas Food and Gifts Fair 2018. We will play a selection from our repertoire and of course some Christmas tunes too! The exact time of our performance will be confirmed in due course.
Guitarorchestra@outlook.com 07773155981

Guitar Spectacular

Tuesday 27th November 2018 at 7:30pm
Milton Court Concert Hall, Silk Street, London EC2Y 9BH
£15:00(Conc £10:00)
Neus Plana and Maria Camahort Duo flute and guitar Duo Atlantica: Gudrún Ólafsdóttir and Francisco Javier Jáuregui soprano and guitar Mēla Guitar Quartet Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas guitar An exciting evening of music for guitar performed by Guildhall alumni, with music by Walton, Marais, Stravinsky, Bowers, Assad, Brouwer and Martin, as well as Basque and Sephardic songs arranged by Francisco Javier Jáuregui. Part of the Guildhall Faculty Artist Series, in support of the School's Scholarships Fund.

Jon Gjylaci @ Ealing Guitar Society

Sunday 2nd December 2018 at 7:30pm
St Matthew's Church, North Common Road, London W5 2QA
£13 (£10 concessions)

Jon Gjylaci @ St Peter's Bournemouth

Wednesday 5th December 2018 at 1:15pm
St Peter's Church, Hinton Road, Bournemouth BH1 2EE
No tickets required.

Jon Gjylaci @ The Atkinson Centre

Monday 7th January 2019 at 1:00pm
The Atkinson Centre, Lord Street, Southport PR8 1DB
Box Office: 01704 533 333

Jon Gjylaci - 'Concierto de Aranjuez' with L'Orchestra dell'Arte

Sunday 24th February 2019 at 3:00pm
St Georges Hall, Lime Street, Liverpool L1 1JJ
To reserve tickets call: 07867 528034
Valerie Warr tel 0151 336 3618

CheGO in a lunchtime concert at Chelmsford Cathedral

Friday 10th May 2019 at 12:30pm
Chelmsford Essex
Chelmsford Cathedral, 53 New Street, Chelmsford CM1 1TY
A lunchtime concert featuring CheGO, the Chelmsford Guitar Orchestra. We will play our usual mix of music from a range of periods and genres.
Guitarorchestra@outlook.com 07773155981
Web site - www.chego.co.uk

Daniela Rossi and Valerie Hartzell

Saturday 26th October 2019 at 7:30pm
Foxton Village Hall, Hardman Road, Foxton CB22 6RN
Two virtuoso guitarists, Argentinian Daniela Rossi & American Valérie Hartzell both living in England, will share an evening with music from around the world.
For further information on the FGS, please email Ray Butcher.

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