Highlights Include: A continuation of the musical arrangements and performances by William Kanengiser, first guitar of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet. The show features the Capriol Suite of Peter Warlock; music from composer Miklos Rosza written for the film El Cid; music by Leo Brouwer, Cancion de Cuna and Danza Characteristica; Brookland Boogie by Brian Head; and the Capriccio Espagnol of Rimsky-Korsakov, in a transcription by Kanengiser for the LAGQ.
Show Highlights: Third and final episode of music arranged and/or performed by William Kanengiser. Includes "Fantasia upon One Note" of Hernry Purcell, Concerto for Four Violins by G. F. Telemann, music from four of Mr. Kanengiser's solo albums Rondo AllaTurca, Echoes of the Old World, Carribean Souvenirs, and Classical Cool. Show concludes with Mr. Kanengiser's arrangement of the Carmen Suite of Georges Bizet, performed by Mr. kanengiser with the other members of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet.
Highlights: "The Guitar Goes to the Movies": Highlights include two versions of "Cavatina" from "The Deer Hunter" by Stanley Meyers; also beautiful works by Miklos Rosza, Luis Bonfa, and the beautiful "Adagio" from Concierto Aranjuez by Joaquin Rodrigo. Features guitarists Douglas Niedt, John Wiliams, Vincea McClelland, Gregg Nestor, and Friends of Stephen Bennett playing "The Water is Wide" on harp guitars.
Program Highlights: We go OUTSIDE Classical Guitar for our Tribute to the life and musical legacy of the great flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia, who passed away at age 66 on February 26, 2014. Music from his earliest albums up to the present, with special guest, local flamenco guitarist Ronald Radford, his friend and colleague, who studied with Paco in Spain. Includes a special moving musical tribute by Mr.Radford to conclude the show.
Highlights include performances by the Hanser-McClellan Guitar Duor, the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, and Graham Anthony Devine as we celebrate the month of Carnival with the music of Brazil!Composers Egberto Gismonti, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Antonio Crlos Jobim, and more are featured.
Highlights: This show features the music of Brazilian guitarist Fabio Zanon, performing J.S. Bach, Francisco Tarrega, Isaac Albeniz, Enrique Granados, and Heitor Villa-Lobos. The opening and close were added to mention that Mr. Zanon's St. Louis appearance has been postponed, and that flamenco/classical guitarist Adam del Monte will be appearing in his place on March 22.
Highlights: An announcement of the 2014-2015 Guitar Season in St. Louis, with recorded perfromances by the first three of the six seasonal artists: former St. Louisan Douglas Niedt, Brazilian guitarist Odair Assad, and the Cavatina Flute and Guitar Duo featuring Spaniard Eugenia Molinor, flute, with Bosnian guitarist Denis Azabagic.
Highlights: Part 2 of our 2014-15 Seasonal Preview features music by Martha Masters, Fabio Zanon, and Angel Romero!
Highlights: Bill Ash and John Clayton preview the newest album by Jason Vieaux on the Azika label, entitled "Play." It consists of Jason's encores and most-requested pieces.
Highlights: We celebrte the musical career of British guitarist John Williams, who recently announced his retirement from active touring. We sample a wide variety of music from his Baroque, Spanish, Latin American, and other groundbreaking recordings made over a 55 year career!