Inside Classical Guitar

The Weekly Radio Show from the St. Louis Classical Guitar Society


  • Week of March 13, 2017: Please note: This week's program will be available here following the live broadcast from Radio Arts Foundation-Saint Louis (RAF-STL). Listen live Mondays at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at 11:00 pm at http://www.rafstl.org/listen/ . Inside Classical Guitar also airs on Wednesday evenings at 8:00 pm on WSIU in Carbondale, Illinois.

  • Week of March 6, 2017:

    Join us for “A Night at the Opera" - featuring the Newman and Oltman Guitar Duo! All selections from the recording “A Night at the Opera,” featuring guitarists Michael Newman and Laura Oltman, on MHS 5172085. W. A. Mozart's Overture to “The Marriage of Figaro”; Gioacchino Rossini 's Overture to “The Thieving Magpie”; Gaspare Fontini's Overture to “Fernand Cortez”; Etienne-Nicolas Méhul's Overture to “Le jeune Henri”; Niccolo Piccinni's Overture to “Didon” (2 of 3 movements); and Gioacchino Rossini's Overture to “The Barber of Seville.”


  • Week of November 14 2016: Highlights: A preview for his St. Louis debut performance, Saturday November 19th at the Sheldon Concert Hall! Guitar virtuoso Grisha Goryachev, hailing from St. Petersburg Russia, performs flamenco pieces by Sabicas and Paco de Lucia, as well as Spanish classics by Isaac Albeniz - 'Torre Bermeja,' 'Granada' and 'Asturias (Leyenda).'

  • Week of November 7 2016: This week's program will be available here following the live broadcast from Radio Arts Foundation-Saint Louis (RAF-STL). Listen live Mondays at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at 11:00 pm at http://www.rafstl.org/listen/. Inside Classical Guitar also airs on Wednesday evenings at 8:00 pm on WSIU in Carbondale, Illinois.

  • Week of October 31 2016: Please note: This week's program will be available here following the live broadcast from Radio Arts Foundation-Saint Louis (RAF-STL). Listen live Mondays at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at 11:00 pm at http://www.rafstl.org/listen/. Inside Classical Guitar also airs on Wednesday evenings at 8:00 pm on WSIU in Carbondale, Illinois.

  • Week of October 24 2016: Please note: This week's program will be available here following the live broadcast from Radio Arts Foundation-Saint Louis (RAF-STL). Listen live Mondays at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at 11:00 pm at http://www.rafstl.org/listen/. Inside Classical Guitar also airs on Wednesday evenings at 8:00 pm on WSIU in Carbondale, Illinois.

  • Week of October 17 2016: Highlights: Harpsichord music arranged for guitar, Piazzolla tangos, and more from the brothers Assad! In between, hear from our Artistic Director William Ash on the 2016-2017 concert series, and as well our public school guitar programs. Ash introduces our Visionary Campaign to help fund St. Louis Classical Guitar Society educators who team-teach guitar ensembles alongside public-school music teachers. SLCGS supports programs in the following districts: St. Louis City Public Schools, Ferguson, Hazelwood, Jennings, and Normandy.

  • Week of October 10 2016: Highlights: All selections from 'Novecento Guitar Sonatas,' solo album of Italian guitarist Cristiano Porqueddu, known for his performances of 20th-century music for guitar. We begin and end the program with two Franco Cavallone sonatas, the first inspired by the music of Ravel, the second inspired by the music of American composers, such as Bernstein.

  • Week of October 3 2016: Please note: This week's program will be available here following the live broadcast from Radio Arts Foundation-Saint Louis (RAF-STL). Listen live Mondays at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at 11:00 pm at http://www.rafstl.org/listen/. Inside Classical Guitar also airs on Wednesday evenings at 8:00 pm on WSIU in Carbondale, Illinois.

  • Week of September 26 2016: Highlights: Preview of our fist concert of the season with young Franco-Spanish phenom Thibaut Garcia - Saturday October 1st, 8:00pm at the Ethical Society. This program features works from Garcia's album 'Leyendas,' including classic pieces from Spain such as Tárrega's Recuerdos de la Alhambra and Asturias by Albeniz (this specific arrangement by his teacher and mentor Olivier Chassain of the Paris Conservatory).
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