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Canterbury Guitar Society

Canterbury Classical Guitar Society's photo The Canterbury Guitar Society meets monthly from September to July. Twice a year, we have public professional concerts of a very high standard, the other meetings we perform to and learn from each other. We welcome (classical) players of all standards.

Our next concert is by Allan Neave, Mon 18th Nov 7.30pm at the Friends Meeting House in The Friars - an attractive programme including Bach, Albeniz, Barrios, Rodrigo, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Lauro and others. Allan is Professor of Guitar and Harp at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow. He studied at the RSAMD (1984) and the RNCM (1988) and has since been performing worldwide. He is a regular guest at many of the worlds leading musical events and has worked with many influential musicians including Nikita Koshkin, Edward McGuire, Hans Werner Henze and Stephen Dodgson. To date career highlights have included recording Gordon McPherson's concerto with new music group, Psappha - performing Scottish Guitar Music in Peru, a tour of Australia with virtuoso flautist Alison Mitchell in addition to a tour of the far east with Tetra Guitar quartet, performances of Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez with the RSNO in their prom season and recording the soundtrack for a film documentary about the great Scottish painter, John Bellany. Allan has also been Artistic Director of the Dundee International Guitar Festival since its inception and in 2000 he received the ‘Scotland on Sunday’ Glenfiddich ® Spirit of Scotland Award for Music. These awards were set up to recognise individuals who lead the way in Scottish culture.NOTE: TICKETS: ring 01227 265503 See EVENTS page for further details, where progamme notes and a poster can also be downloaded.


Member Type:
Music
Contact:
Secretary/Treasurer: John Kemp
Tel
01227 265503
eMail
cantguitar@canterburyartscouncil.org.uk
 
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