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.

January 12 and 15, 2015

Highlights: Tune in for our first of two shows featuring music recorded by Spanish virtuoso guitarist Angel Romero of the renowned Romero Family, in anticipation of his St. Louis solo performance on Saturday, January 24, 2015, 7:30 pm at the Sheldon Concert Hall.

January 5 and 8 2015

Highlights:More music from the famed Romero Family. Program includes Concerto in D by G.P.Telemann; Sevillanas, arranged by Celedonia Romero; Concerto in Bm by Antonia Vivaldi; Concierto Andaluz by Joaquin Rodrigo; and 12 Spanish Dances, op 5, of Enrique Granados, performed by Celedonio and Angel Romero.

December 29 2014 and January 1 2015

Highlights: We welcome a special guest, St. Louisan John McClellan, to talk about his experiences recording "John McClellan Plays the Classics of Chet Atkins," and his collaborators such as Vince Gill, Frank Vignola and Kirk Hanser in the making of "Slightly Above Below Average," new recordings of famous hits of Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed Hubbard. Also music of Jorge Morel, all recorded by John McClellan. Recordings available at www.hansermcclellan.com

December 22, 2014

Highlights: join us for "Christmas with the Romeros": Pepe, Celin, Celino and Lito Romero are joined by original member Angel Romero in fresh interpretations of Christmas favorites, including Lo, How a Rose e’er Blooming, O Christmas Tree, Christmas Time is Here, Little Drummer Bay, Carol of the Bells; along with a new composition by Massimo Paris, the Xmas Suite for Four Guitars and Orchestra, in five movements, conducted by the composer. Some selections accompanied by the Concerto Malaga, Massimo Paris, conductor, including music from G. F. Handel's Messiah.

December 15 and 18 2014

Highlights: Spend an hour with John Clayton as he interviews local guitarist John McClellan, with selections from McClellan's “God’s Greatest Gift, Volumes 1 & 2 – Christmas Guitar Music." We'll hear John's arrangements of famous music by Leroy Anderson, Victor Herbert, and Irving Berlin; traditional carols such as Greensleeves, the Coventry Carol, and Jingle Bells. Also some lesser-known carols and unusual arrangements by Jorge Morel and Jerry Reed, including pieces from John's tribute album to Chet Atkins: “Slightly Above Below Average."

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