Category Chamber Music

Chamber Music with Classical Guitar. Videos, performances, lessons, and articles.

Delta Guitar Quartet plays Patterns by Freya Arde

Delta Guitar Quartet performs Patterns by Freya Arde (b.1988). The Delta Guitar Quartet includes Judith Beschow, Juliane Byrenheid, Simon Riedlecker, and Albrecht Bunk. This comes via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. Beautiful performance by the Delta Guitar Quartet with excellent pacing and a…

Gabrielli & Bernardi Play Overture from Tancredi by Rossini

Saverio Gabrielli (violin) and Lorenzo Bernardi (guitar) perform the Overture from Tancredi by Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868), arranged by Ferdinando Carulli (1770-1841) from his Choix de 12 Ouvertures de la Composition de Rossini arrangées pour Guitare et Violon. This comes via Bernardi’s…

Valle&Vitis Duo Play Preludio and Balletto by Ponce

Valle&Vitis Duo with Andrea De Vitis  (guitar) and Simone Vallerotonda (archlute) perform Preludio – Balletto by Manuel Ponce (1882-1948), arranged by Valle&Vitis Duo. This comes via the Omni Foundation online series and their Youtube channel. The Preludio is originally for solo guitar and later…

Mobley and Acker Perform Purcell

Reginald L. Mobley (countertenor) and Brandon Acker (theorbo) perform Here The Deities Approve from Welcome to all the pleasures, Z.339 by Henry Purcell (c. 1659–1695). This comes via Acker’s great YouTube channel. Mobley is one of my favourite early music vocalists and I’ve been lucky to hear him…

Cochran & McAllister perform Metamorphosis No.2 by Glass

Matthew Cochran and Matthew McAllister perform Metamorphosis No.2 by Philip Glass (b.1937), originally for piano and arranged for guitars by Cochran and McAllister. This comes via McAllister’s YouTube channel. Recorded in November 2022 at the Cathedral Barn in Traverse City, Michigan, USA. I first heard this work…

Cochran & McAllister perform Icarus by Ralph Towner

Matthew Cochran and Matthew McAllister perform Icarus by Ralph Towner (b.1940). This comes via McAllister’s YouTube channel. Recorded in November 2022 at the Cathedral Barn in Traverse City, Michigan, USA. Nice to post both Cochran and McAllister in an ensemble after hearing…

Ariel Abramovich and Perrine Devillers

Abramovich and Devillers Perform Ceballos (arr. Daza)

Ariel Abramovich (vihuela de mano) and Perrine Devillers (soprano) perform Duro mal, terrible llanto by Spanish composer Rodrigo de Ceballos (c.1525-c.1581) arranged by Estevan Daza (c.1537-1596) in his El Parnasso (Valladolid, 1576). This comes via Edoardo Lambertenghi’s excellent YouTube channel. Estevan Daza, or…

Rafael Aguirre

Rafael Aguirre Plays Fantasía para un gentilhombre by Rodrigo

Rafael Aguirre performs the guitar concerto Fantasía para un gentilhombre by Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999) at the Teatro Monumental in Madrid with the Spanish Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra and José Luis López Antón. This comes via his YouTube channel. Wonderful playing by Aguirre and…

Trio Sonata in G BWV 1039 by Bach

Marten Root (traverso), Doretthe Janssens (traverso), Mieneke van der Velden (viola da gamba), Mike Fentross (theorbo) perform Trio Sonata in G major BWV 1039 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via the amazing Netherlands Bach Society and their YouTube from their project All of…

SoloDuo Play Tedesco

SoloDuo Play Prelude No.10 by Tedesco

SoloDuo (Lorenzo Micheli & Matteo Mela) perform Prelude No.10 in B Flat Major Op.199 (Alla rumba) from Les Guitares bien tempérées, Op. 199 by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895–1968) at a live concert at Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland. This comes via Micheli’s great YouTube channel. Op.199 is collection of…

Cicchillitti and Cowan Play Après éxode by Roux

Cicchillitti & Cowan Play Après l’éxode by Roux

Canadian guitarists Adam Cicchillitti and Steve Cowan perform the double concerto Après l’éxode by Patrick Roux (b.1962) with conductor Kevin Mallon of Thirteen Strings. This comes via Cicchillitti’s YouTube channel. Excellent performance and concerto, here’s their info on the work via Youtube: This is a work that…

All-Women Virtual Guitar Orchestra Play Dusty Grooves by Assad

The Virtual Guitar Orchestra project with an all-women orchestra perform Dusty Grooves by Clarice Assad (b.1978). The All-Women Virtual Guitar Orchestra is a special project that will feature all women guitarists, playing pieces by woman composers. This comes via the Virtual…