Inside Classical Guitar

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


  • Week of October 19, 2015: Highlights: Theme is "Guitar and Strings," with music by J.S. Bach played by Dusan Bogdanovic, guitar, and Elaine Comparone, harpsichord; Antonio Vivaldi, with Eliot Fisk, guitar, Albert Fuller, harpsichord; and Niccolo Paganini, with Julian Gray, guitar, Roberto Díaz, viola, and Andrés Díaz, ‘cello.

  • Week of October 12, 2015: Highlights: A look ahead at the upcoming concert by the Brasil Guitar Duo, exploring their new CD entitled "Leo Brouwer: Music for Two Guitars. Program includes compositions from 1957 to 2009, including Triptico (1958) to the monumental Sonata de Los Viajeros (2009), performed on their October 17 recital to a standing ovation by the St. Louis audience prior to the ending of the program!

  • Week of October 5, 2015 :

    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/ .


  • Week of September 28, 2015: Highlights: Guitarist Jason Vieaux has released a new album entitled "Together," with harpist Yolanda Kondonassis. Music by flutist Gary Shocker, Maximo Diego Pujol, Alan Hovaness.

  • Week of September 21, 2015:

    HIGHLIGHTS: We listen to music of our first 2015-16 Seasonal Performer, Swedish guitarist JOHANNES MÖLLER, performing music of Agustin Barrios, Julio Regondi, Karel Craeyvanger, Heitor Villa-Lobos, and his own composition "Poem to a Distant Fire." Also announcing the evolution of our organizational structure, with new Board leadership, and our educators now working in St. Louis Public schools.


  • Week of September 14, 2015:

    Highlights: Announcing and previewing the performers headlining the second half of the Guitar Society's 2015-16 Season! Performances by Polish guitarist Lukasz Kuropaczewski, Chinese guitarist Xuefei Yang, and the bandoneon and guitar duo of Italian musicians Giampaolo Bandini and Cesare Chiacchiaretta. An Encore Presentation originally aired June 1, 2015. See playlist attached for complete details.


  • Week of September 7 2015:

    PLEASE NOTE: THIS SHOW BEGINS AT 1:00

    Highlights: Our Second Anniversary show for INSIDE CLASSICAL GUITAR! Recorded performances of the performers to open the Society's 2015-16 Season: Johannes Möller performs Introduction and Variations on a Theme from C.M. von Weber's opera " Der Freischütz," as well as the cadenza from the Concerto for Guitar and Small Orchestra by Heitor Villa-Lobos; Tanja and Darka Mirić perform Spanish Dance #2 of Enrique Granados, plus Micropieza #5 of Leo Brouwer; and assorted Brazilian music from the Brasil Guitar Duo, João Luiz and Douglas Lora. An Encore Presentation originally aired May 25, 2015.


  • Week of August 31, 2015:

    Highlights Include: Music from 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner Participants. This is an encore presentation, originally aired June 10, 2013. It will be available here following the live broadcast from Radio Arts Foundation-Saint Louis (RAF-STL). Listen live Mondays at 7:00 pm and Thursdays at 11:00 pm on 107.3 FM, or at http://www.rafstl.org/listen/ Our show may also be heard on WSIU Public Radio Wednesdays at 8:00 pm on 91.9 FM, 91.9 HD, 90.3 FM, 88.9 FM, S.I.R.I.S. from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL 62901.


  • Week of August 24, 2015:

    Join us this week INSIDE CLASSICAL GUITAR as we continue our series of encore presentations with the soul-stirring music of Spain! John Clayton and I learn all about flamenco from St. Louis guitarist Ronald Radford, and hear music from his CD Viva Flamenco. It will be available here following the live broadcast from Radio Arts Foundation-Saint Louis (RAF-STL). Listen live Mondays at 7:00 pm and Thursdays at 11:00 pm on 107.3 FM, or at http://www.rafstl.org/listen/


  • Week of August 17, 2015:

    Our series of encore presentations continues INSIDE CLASSICAL GUITAR, with our fourth episode, originally aired May 27, 2013. We'll speak with St. Louis guitarists Kirk Hanser and John McClellan of the Hanser-McClellan Guitar Duo, and music from their CD's Jongo and Vida Breve.

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