Inside Classical Guitar

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


  • Week of June 8, 2015:

    Highlights: We feature the phenomenal Chinese guitarist Xuefei Yang as she performs music of Isaac Albeniz. Stephen Goss, and Carlo Domeniconi, and guitar concertos by John Brunning and Joaquin Rodrigo. Click on the Playlist for complete Discography. Ms. Yang will appear in St. Louis on February 13, 2016, as part of our Great Artist Series.


  • Week of June 1, 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. See playlist attached for complete details.


  • Week of May 25, 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.


  • Week of May 18, 2015:

    Highlights: The Carrullists vs. The Molinists. A program of guitar concertos from Ferdinando Carulli and Francesco Molino, as John Clayton describes the avid guitar rivalry that existed in Paris in the 1830's betewwn the followers of Carulli and Molino.


  • Week of May 11, 2015:

    Highlights: Our Show features the virtuoso performers of the Assad Family from Brasil: "The Family Assad." We'll hear brothers Sergio and Odair, along with sister Badi in a phenomenal assortment of Brazilan music-making.


  • Week of May 4, 2015:

    Highlights: A Celebration of one of this year's long-awaited releases: "LAGQ--New Renaissance," by the standard-setting Los Angeles Guitar Quartet. New arrangements by Quartet members and friends of Renaissance music by Francesco da Milano and others, plus a new take on the Frog Galliard of John Dowland by Ian Krouse.


  • Week of April 27, 2015:

    Sounds of the Cinema: Music from the CD "Cinema Verismo" by guitarist Mak Grgic, an eclectic mix of music beginning with J.S. Bach, to Bernstein, to Albeniz to film music themes of The Godfather; The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly; Chariots of Fire; The Deer Hunter; and more.


  • Week of April 20, 2015:

    Highlights: Music of Catalan composer Maximo Diego Pujol and the Argentinean Astor Piazzolla by Giampaolo Bandini, guitar, and Cesare Chiacchiaretta, bandoneon.


  • Week of April 13, 2015:

    Highlights: Program entitled "SoloDuo, part Deux!" Our second show featuring this amazing guitar duo of Matteo Mela & Lorenzo Micheli: Baja la palmera, Evocación, and Castilla of Isaac Albeniz; Overture to The Thieving Magpie and Overture to Elizabeth, Queen of England (AKA The Barber of Seville), music of Gioachino Rossini, arranged by Mauro Giuliani; Clair de lune and Pavane pour une infante defunte by Claude Debussy; the Tonadilla of Joaquin Rodrigo; and Gavotte and Bouree from French Suite no. 5 of J.S. Bach.


  • Week of April 6, 2015:

    Highlights: This show features guitarist Rupert Boyd with Jacob Cordover, performing as the Australian Guitar Duo. Music by J.S. Bach, Manuel de Falla, Enrique Granados, Leo Brouwer, Peter Sculthorpe, and Lennon & McCartney.

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