Mauro Giuliani was responsible for making the guitar a prominent instrument in concert music, and was thought of as the Beethoven of the guitar. David Starobin’s newest recordings of Giuliani’s music if our Featured Album.
- Posted by Daniel Gilliam on October 29
Jérémy Jouve won the 2003 Guitar Foundation of America First Prize, the equivalent of the Van Cliburn Piano Competition. He’s since recorded the complete guitar music of Joaquin Rodrigo for Naxos and his second volume is our Featured Album.
- Posted by Daniel Gilliam on August 6
Gaëlle Solal started playing guitar at age 6, after becoming fascinated by a classical guitar concert. Since then she’s received many awards, including three gold medals from the Conservatory in Marseilles, a finalist for the Concert Artists Guild in New York, and the 2006 2nd Prize from the Guitar Foundation of America. She is in town this week for the 2013 Convention and Competition, and stopped by to talk about her career and to play Turkish and Brazilian music.
- Posted by Daniel Gilliam on June 25
Guitarist Marcin Dylla won the 2007 Guitar Foundation of America Competition, and is back as a judge and presenter for this year’s convention and competition. He plays on June 25 at Comstock Concert Hall, and stopped by Classical 90.5 to talk about the convention and his career playing guitar.
- Posted by Daniel Gilliam on June 24
- Posted by Daniel Gilliam on January 17