Inside Classical Guitar

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


  • Week of March 30 2015:

    Highlights: Join us for “Three…Four…Five!” Music for the Obdara Trio (Walfrido Dominguez & Farid Bechara Botero, guitars, with Bartolomé García-Plata Gironés, clarinet; the Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet featuring Fernando Lima, João Luiz, Fábio Ramazzina, and Sidney Molina, guitars; and the Petar Jankovic Ensemble, five musicians with Petar Jankovic, guitar; Sophie Bird, violin I; Grace Kim, violin II; Rose Wollman, viola; and Maria Martinez, cello. Music by ignacio Cervantes, Walfrido Domingues, Leo Brouwer, Paulo Bellinati, Radames Gnattali: and Astor Piazzolla.


  • Week of March 23, 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 7:00 pm and Thursdays at 11:00 pm at http://www.rafstl.org/listen/

    Highlights: Features the recordings of the Brazilian guitarist/conductor/author Fabio Zanon, a preview prior to his long-awaited appearance in St. Louis March 28, 2015. Hear Spanish Dances #5 and #10 of Enrique Granados and Capricho Catalan and Minueto a Silva of Isaac Albeniz. Then followed by selections of music of Johan Kaspar Mertz, Manuel Ponce, and his countryman Heitor Villa-Lobos.


  • Week of March 16, 2015:

    Highlights: Our program entitled "Doubledown: Dynamic Guitar Duo's from Italy, France, and Australia" perform music of Pierre Petit, Federico Mompou, Radames Gnatali, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, and Nigel Westlake. Features Duo Resonances, Solo Duo, and the Australian Guitar Duo.


  • Week of March 9, 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 7:00 pm and Thursdays at 11:00 pm at http://www.rafstl.org/listen/

    Highlights: A show featuring the eclectic recordings of guitarist/composer Benjamin Verdery, the Yale University teacher of both Thomas Flippin and Christopher Mallett of Duo Noire, who were featured in the week of March 2 on Inside Classical Guitar. Hear traditional music of J.S. Bach's 'Cello Suite #4, contemporary classical represented by John Anthony Lennon's Sonatina. Then the untraditional, Ben Verdery's arrangements of music by Prince Roger Nelson, Van Stiefel, and his own compositions. Then Ben is joined by friends Fred Hand, Leo Kottke, John Williams, and his wife Rie Schmidt on alto flute for a wide-ranging program of musical treats!


  • Week of March 2, 2015:

    Highlights: Conversation with the members of Duo Noire: Thomas Flippin and Chris Mallett, who were in St. Louis recently in a special residency to visit our local schools who have new school programs. They play live for us in studio, their newly-published arrangement of "Juba" by E. Nathaniel Dett, featured in the Spring 2015 issue of Soundboard magazine. Also selections from Chris's new CD entitled "The Porcelain Tower," and Thomas's CD "Something New."


  • Week of February 23, 2013:

    Highlights: We feature the recorded performances of guitarist Martha Masters. Music by Domenico Scarlatti, Giulio Regondi, Mauro Giuliani, Fernando Sor, Manuel Ponce, more.


  • Week of February 16, 2015:

    Highlights: Music of Duo Erato, featuring Risa Carlson and Martha Masters, and solo performances of Martha Masters. Includes music of Fernando Sor, Cesar Franck, Ernesto Cordero, Isaac Albeniz, and Pierre Petit.


  • Week of February 9, 2015:

    Highlights: The Art of the Lute, featuring performances by lutenists Paul O'Dette, Ronn McFarlane, and Konrad Ragossnig in music by John Dowland, Daniel Batchelar, Anthony Holborne, and J.S. Bach.


  • Week of February 2, 2015:

    Highlights: Music by guitarist Matthew Nathan Greif--newest member of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet--showing his talents here in a solo and and duo program of music by by Agustin Barrios, Miles Davis, Andrew York, Dusan Bogdanovic (in duo with Matthew), and Carlo Domeniconi.


  • Week of January 26 2015:

    Highlights: This show features the talents of the substantial number of women guitarists throughout the world. Includes Karin Schaup, Sharon Isbin, Rachel, Gauk, many more!

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