Highlights: We include more music from Brasil, and performances by Odair Assad. As on October 13, our show begins with music of Heitor Villa-Lobos, three pieces from the piano repertoire, played on guitars by the Assads and the Brazilian Guitar Quartet. We then hear The Assads perform a nine-movement suite by J.P. Rameau, originally for harpsichord. We continue with Sounds of Bells and Itching Powder by Pernambuco, played by Graham Anthony Devine. Then the balance of the show is Odair Assad performing the music of Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla.
Beginning in the 1990-91 season, we inaugurated our Student Matinee Performance Series, featuring Friday daytime performances for St. Louis school children by internationally-known players: the lute duo of Paul O'Dette and Hopkinson Smith, the Baltimore Consort, and the Los Angeles ... read more
Formed in the the Spring of 2010 after successfully coming together to perform on the January 10, 2010 Members’ Gathering sans prior rehearsal, enthusiasm for continuing to meet has led to the formation of the SLCGS Guitar Orchestra. Currently consisting ... read more