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Inside Classical Guitar
Week of June 26, 2017: NEW BEGINNINGS, 2017. Join us for a beautiful sampling of music new and old from our season-opening artist for the 2017-18 concert season, Xavier Jara! Music by John Dowland, Francois Couperin, Dusan Bogdanovic, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Sergio Assad, and Jeremy Collins. SPECIAL BONUS: Bill Ash introduces and welcomes our new incoming Executive Director Kevin Ginty with his first conversation on the show!
Week of June 19, 2017: Join us for a show featuring both the traditional music for the Renaissance lute—featuring Dowland, Bach, and Robert Ballard-- performed by Ronn McFarlane, then concludes with some of Ronn’s own original compositions in a contemporary style.
Week of June 12, 2017: Peruvian Guitarist Jorge Caballero performs his own amazing transcriptions of The Firebird: Dance of the Princesses, by Stravinsky; Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's Capriccio Espagnole; and Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky!
Week of June 5, 2017: It's here! The announcement of the 2017-18 season! Listen in for music from some of the artists to be presented, including: Paul O'Dette and Ronn McFarlane, lutenists; the Kithara Guitar Duo; Manuel Barrueco; and the Beijing Guitar Duo!
Week of May 29, 2017: Join us for performances of the legendary guitarist John Williams, as he performs a novel program of concertos originally written for other instruments: violin, organ, and oboe! Music of J.S. Bach, G.F. Handel, Allessandro Marcello, Francois Couperin.
Week of May 22, 2017: Introducing another new guitarist on the scene, the American Adam Kossler, based in North Virginia. And some fresh repertoire indeed: 1. Miroslav Loncar: La Margheritina; Luigi Legnani: Fantasia Brillante, Op. 19; Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco arr. Angelo Gilardino: Capriccio Diabolico; Manuel Ponce: Sonata III; and Jean Sibelius arr. Adam Kossler: In Mournful Mood!
Week of May 8, 2017: Introducing a new performer to listeners of Inside Classical Guitar, Greek Guitarist Elena Papandreou. She studied with Evangelos Boudounis and Oscar Ghiglia. Hear Elena play one of the most popular guitarist composers of our time, Roland Dyens!
Week of May 1, 2017: Join us for our show featuring the music of the universally loved J.S.Bach! Music as perfromed by best of the best guitarists Alexander Lagoya, David Russell, the LA Guitar Quartet, Sergio and Odair Assad, and Christopher Parkening!
Week of April 24, 2017: Guitarist David Starobin is featured this week. Known as one of the fields most committed to new music for classical guitar, Our show features on his other strong advocacy for the classical and romantic, featuring the Grand Ouverture, Op 61; and the Variazioni sulla Cavatina favorita: "De calma oh Ciel", Op101, both by the Italian guitarist omposer Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829).