December 2, 2013

Highlights include: The Holiday Stress Reduction Show! Beautiful, soothing music by the Patterson-Ware flute and Guitar Duo; Brad Richter, guitar, joined by cellist David Finkel; the guitar duo of Mark Small and Robert Torres, with oboe and cello; and music by Richard Patterson and Stevan Pasero from Milonga de Amor.

December 9, 2013

Highlights: Theme is "Unusual Preludes to the Season." Beautiful music by Richard Patterson with Stevan Pasero; the Mark Small and Robert Torres Guitar Duo; The Washington Guitar Quartet with Charlie Byrd; the Guitar Duo of Michael Newman and Laura Oltman; and music from "A Christmas Collection" by Gregg Miner, with music for zithers, mandolins and the sitar.

December 16, 2013

Highlights: A look back twenty years to our production of "A Guitar Holiday" on cassette. Featuring Christmas holiday selctions by local guitarists Larry Bolles, Buddy Bruns, David Hammock, John McClellan, Jeffrey Noonan with mezzo-soprano Nancy Bristol, Bill Park, Rodney Stucky with mezzo-soprano Mary Henderson, and Bill Ash. With a studio visit and music selection from local guitarist Kirk Hanser.

December 23, 2013

Highlights: Our Christmas Show, with music from "A Gift of Song" by Mason Williams, "Christmas Dreams" by Leona Boyd, "A Winter Soltice V" by George Winston, music from "A Heavenly Peace" by Doug Niedt, and from "Christmas Present" and "A Christmas Collection" by Gregg Miner, music for harp guitars and similar instruments. With a studio interview of St.Louis guitarist Kirk Hanser, and selections by him with flutist Candice Griffith.

December 30, 2013

Highlights include Music for the New Yesar: Jubilation by Andrew York; Django and Nuages by Charlie Byrd and the Washington Guitar Quartet; Gypsy Flower by Mathew Dunne; a re-interpretation of the Adagio of Joaquin Rodrigo by 3Guitars3; and music from Crmen by Georges Bizet, performed by the Romero Family.

January 6, 2014

Highlights: Starts with Greensleeves by the California Guitar Trio; then a Tribute to jazz guitar great Jim Hall, who passed away in December 2013. Program also includes music of G.F. Handel, performed by William Kanengiser; music of Heitor Villa-Lobos, performed by Fabio Zanon; and music of Richard Patterson with both Stevan Pasero and other members of the Festival of Four.

January 13, 2014

Highlights: Music of guitarist Richard Patterson and Friends: flutists Bettine Clemen and Viviana Guzman, and guitarists Stevan Pasero and Guillermo Rios. Music of Schubert, Saint-Saens, Villa-Lobos, and much music of Latin America arranged by Patterson and Passero.

January 20, 2014

Highlights: Show begins with a tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr., with Kumbayah. Show continues with French music of Satie, Faure and Ravel by flutist Viviana Guzman and guitarist Jeremy Jouve. Then music by the Festival of Four from Morocco, Russia, and Latin America; "Meadowsong," in two versions, composed and performed by guitarist Richard patterson, and joined by flutist Betinne Clemen. Also includes conversation with Mr. Patterson, founder of the Festival of Four.

January 27, 2014

Highlights: Our salute to African-American and African-South American composers in recognition of February upcoming as Black History Month. Music of Justin Holland (1819-1887), Haitian composer Franz Casseus (1915-1993), Brazilian Celso Machado (born on this day in 1953), and St. Louis ragtime composer Scott Joplin (1867-1917). With perfromances by Thomas Flippin, Giovanni DeChiaro, and St. Louisans Douglas Back and the Hanser-McClellan Guitar Duo. Also Spirituals by the Clemen-Patterson Duo and guitarist Rodney Stucky with soprano Mary Henderson.

February 3, 2014

Highlights include: First of a series of three programs featuring the arrangements and performances of William Kanengiser, first guitar of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet: Music from G.F. Handel, Suite #8 in D; Souvenir of Havana, op. 39, by Louis Gottschalk; and Mr. Kanengiser's composition "Turn to the Sea," his instrumental arrangements of two pieces by Giovanni Gabrielli, and the entire "El amor brujo" of Manuel De Falla, all performed by the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet.

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