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Concerts and recitals

Diss Guitar Ensemble Performs at Darsham Community Hall

Sunday 1st March 2020 at 3:00pm
Darsham Suffolk
Darsham Community Hall, The Street, Darsham IP17 3QB
£7 on the door or contact dissguitar@gmail.com

A concert of ensemble and solo classical guitar by Diss Guitar Ensemble

01379 688 547

Eleftheria Kotzia and Wilf Murray

Wednesday 4th March 2020 at 1:00pm
All Saints Church, Queen's Road, Hertford SG13 8AY

Eleftheria Kotzia guitar and Wilf Murray piano

Sean Shibe

Friday 6th March 2020 at 7:30pm
London london
Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street, London W1U 2BP
£18:00 - £35:00

David Fennessy (b.1976)


Sofia Gubaidulina (b.1931)



Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Suite in E minor BWV996


Georges Lentz (b.1965)


SOLO Classical Guitar Ensemble of South Lincolnshire

Saturday 14th March 2020 at 7:30pm
Boston Lincolnshire
Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre, Spain Lane, Boston PE21 6HP

SOLO Classical Guitar Ensemble play the music of Spain - Latin America and Classical Viennese.

Come and listen and have a drink in the Blackfriars Revue Bar.

Blackfriars booking office 01205 363108
SOLO Classical Guitar Ensemble of South Lincolnshire

Amanda Cook

Saturday 14th March 2020 at 7:30pm
Bognor Regis
Regis School of Music, 46 Sudley Road, Bognor Regis PO21 1ER
£15 - £10

Amanda started playing the guitar aged 7 in Bognor Regis and is a leading guitarist of her generation. She has performed and given masterclasses in the USA, South America and throughout Europe. She has performed and been broadcast live on television and radio, both abroad and in the UK and is now widely admired as an adjudicator

01243 696762 www.westsussexguitar.org/events-diary/reserveorderform/

Sean Shibe

Saturday 14th March 2020 at 7:30pm
Weston Hertfordshire
Weston Parish Church, Church Lane, Weston SG4 7DJ
£16. Online: https://wegottickets.com/ (booking fee payable) www.cambridgelive.org.uk/tickets

Tonight’s performance will be followed by a question and answer session with John Taylor in which the audience can talk to Sean about his music


A selection of Scottish lute manuscripts

Bach; Lute Suite in E minor, BWV996

Gubaidulina; Serenade and Toccata

Fennessy; Rosewood

felicitylowe@yahoo.co.uk 01462 790573

Daniela Rossi and Valerie Hartzell

Sunday 15th March 2020 at 5:00pm
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. Note that the concert has been rescheduled from October 2019 to March 2020.


Francisco Correa CD launch recital

Monday 16th March 2020 at 1:10pm
St James Picadilly, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL
Free admission

Musica de la tierrita" CD launch

Albéniz - Mallorca Op 202 (tr. by Francisco Correa)

Daniel Saboya - Suite Colombiana No.1

Agustín Barrios - Julia Florida; Vals Op.8 No.4

Lucas Saboya - Suite Ernestina

ILAMS series

Francisco Correa

6 Hands. John Williams, John Etheridge and Gary Ryan

Tuesday 17th March 2020 at 6:00pm
Ronnie Scottt's Jazz Club, 47 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D 4HT
£35 - £52.50

John Williams, John Etheridge and Gary Ryan launch a new series of 2020 dates with 3 nights at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London.


Friday 20th March 2020 at 7:30pm
Sketty Park Community Hall, Park Way - Heather Crescent SA2 8HE

Gary Ryan returns to Swansea Classical Guitar Circle to perform an evening recital.

Eleftheria Kotzia Guitar

Saturday 21st March 2020 at 7:30pm
London london
St Mary's Magdelane's Chuch, Munster Square, London NW1 3PH

Rodrigo Concerto Fantasia with the Camden Philarmonia Orchestra

Eleftheria Kotzia Guitar

Gary Ryan

Wednesday 1st April 2020 at 7:30pm
Bexleyheath Kent
Townley Grammar School, Townley Road, Bexleyheath DA6 7AB

Gary Ryan will be performing an evening recital for Old Bexley Music Society

Raymond Burley

Saturday 4th April 2020 at 7:30pm
Husborne Crawley Bedfordshire
Reading Room, Husborne Crawley MK43 0XB
£10 on the door

The Segovia Legacy

Works written for, and by, Andrés Segovia including Ponce, Roussel, Moreno Torroba, Segovia, Tansman and Castelnuovo-Tedesco.

All proceeds to the Alzheimer's Society


3 centuries of Guitar Music.

Sunday 5th April 2020 at 7:30pm
Sidney Sussex College Chapel, Sydney Street, Cambridge CB2 3HU

Taro Takeuchi, Jelma van Amersfoort, Oleg Timofeyev, and Richard Savino, play music, by Robert de Visee, Matteis, Salvador Castro de Gistau, Ignaz von Held and others, on ORIGINAL INSTRUMENTS …

7-string guitar expert Oleg Timofeyev w/P. Shepherd

Wednesday 8th April 2020 at 8:00pm
Brighton & Hove
Brunswick Pub, 1-3 Holland Road, Brighton & Hove BN3 1JF
£15 - £12

In April 2020 the world’s leading expert on the Russian seven-string guitar Oleg Timofeyev will be touring the UK for the first time. For his Brighton and Hove concert, he will present a program of 19th and 20th century instrumental music and accompany Brighton’s own Russian singer Polina Shepherd a few songs in Russian and Yiddish.

Chris Dumigan

Saturday 18th April 2020 at 7:30pm
St Mary's the Virgin, 13 Vicarage Rd, Urmston, Manchester M41 5TP

My solo recital consisting of an evening of my arrangements of popular music over the last 100 years from the Beatles, to Bacharach and beyond , to every decade from the 1920s to the present day .

chris.dumigan@googlemail.com. 0774011 7956

Alexandra Whittingham

Saturday 18th April 2020 at 7:30pm
Performing Arts Centre, Redmaids' High School, Westbury Road, Westbury-on-Trym BS9 3AW
£18/£16 concessions + booking fee at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/alexandra-whittingham-tickets-95561546157, via website and on the door.

The evening will include music by Mertz, Piazzola, Villa-Lobos, Dyens, Legnani and Turina.

Bristol Classical Guitar Society

Chris Dumigan and Ann MacCarthy

Saturday 30th May 2020 at 7:30pm
St Mary's the Virgin, 13 Vicarage Rd, Manchester M41 5TP

Chris and Ann MacCarthy, playing an evening of my classical duet arrangements with composers such as Grieg, Ravel, Borodin, Bartok, Debussy, Faure, and more besides.

chris.dumigan@googlemail.com. 0774011 7956

An evening of Classical and Spanish Guitar

Saturday 30th May 2020 at 7:30pm
St Christopher's Church, Spuley Lane, Pott Shrigley, Macclesfield SK10 5RS

Cambridge Guitar Orchestra

Saturday 6th June 2020 at 7:30pm
St Mary's the Virgin, 13 Vicarage Rd, Manchester M41 5TP

Programme to be announced. Solos by Valerie Hartzell included.

chris.dumigan@googlemail.com. 0774011 7956

Gordon Giltrap

Saturday 11th July 2020 at 9:15am
St Mary's the Virgin, 13 Vicarage Rd, Manchester M41 5TP
£25:00 am and £15:00 pm

Satuday 11th July is a morning class with Gordon Giltrap beginning at 9.15a.m.(£25) and a concert in the evening (£15), wherein he will no doubt be playing all his own compositions in his own inimitable way.

chris.dumigan@googlemail.com. 0774011 7956

Mela Guitar Quartet

Saturday 21st November 2020 at 7:30pm
Performing Arts Centre, Brunswick Square, Bristol BS9 3AW
Tickets on the door


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