It's that time again.....
The bi-annual Taranaki Classical Guitar Summer School and the Concert Season that showcases the talents of all the invited guest performers from New Zealand and around the world
The concert series presents shows each uniqe in their content and style.
New Plymouth will come alive to the sounds of a diverse line-up of entertainment featuring the best of the national and international classical guitar.
All Show will commence at 8pm
Sunday 12th - Grigoryan Brothers
Guitarists, Slava and Leonard Grigoryan are counted amongst the finest musicians of their generation having developed a reputation for enthralling audiences with the energy of their performances and the breadth of their repertoire – embracing genres such as classical, jazz and contemporary music from around the world.
13th - Linkwood Duo
New Zealand Guitar Quartet members Jane Curry and Owen Moriarty have been performing as a duo since 2001. Their most recent creative collaboration has been a 2019 CD release featuring several world premiere recordings of music for two guitars by New Zealand composers John Psathas, Jack Body and Anthony Ritchie (NAXOS 8.579041).
14th - Barkin
Hailing from Anatolia, Barkin is a classical guitarist, educator and a space enthusiast. He holds more than a decade of experience in teaching in primary and tertiary fields, while carrying out his career as a multi-strings player with a specialization in the classical guitar technique
Wednesday 15th - Vladimir Gorbach
Internationally acclaimed guitarist Vladimir Gorbach has captivated audiences across Europe, the United States, Japan and his native country of Russia. Vladimir has performed in recital and as soloist with Orchestra de Las Beiras, the Orchestra de Aveiro (Portugal), the Russian Academic Chamber Orchestra Musica Viva, the Symphony Orchestra of New Russia, and Young Philharmonie Köln in Germany.
Thursday 16th - Duo Amythis
The very international Duo Amythis is made up of classical guitarists Véronique van Duurling (Belgium) and Harold Gretton (Australia). Currently based in Germany and Australia, the two artists present two very different musical personalities, who delight in bringing their worlds together in their musical interpretations. Whether Spanish classics, recent Australian works, original compositions or colourful transcriptions, the dialogue between the two guitarists brings both depth and playfulness to all of their performances.