Category Classical Guitar Canada

Classical Guitar in Canada featuring Canadian classical guitarists, composers, videos, and more. This is Classical Guitar is based in Victoria, BC, Canada and proud to support Canadian content.

McGregor-Verdejo Duo Play Verdigris by Jocelyn Morlock

The McGregor-Verdejo Duo with Mark Takeshi McGregor (flute) and Adrian Verdejo (guitar) perform Jocelyn Morlock‘s work for alto flute and guitar, Verdigris. This comes via McGregor’s YouTube channel. Verdejo is one of Canada’s most active guitarists in new music with…

Henderson-Kolk Duo Play Vivaldi

The amazing Canadian Henderson-Kolk Duo with Drew Henderson & Michael Kolk play Concerto for two violins, two cellos, strings and continuo (D-dur RV 564) by by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), arranged by Henderson. This comes via Henderson’s great YouTube channel. Two of my favourite…
Amazing! Trio Tangere play Fuga y misterioso by Astor Piazzolla.

Trio Tangere Play Piazzolla

Trio Tangere play Fuga y misterioso by Astor Piazzolla (1921–1992) arranged by Sergio Assad. Audio and video by Julian Bertino Sound. This comes via their YouTube channel. Trio Tangere is an exciting new ensemble with the uncommon combination of two…
Simon Farintosh Plays Preludes by Scriabin

Simon Farintosh Plays Preludes by Scriabin

Simon Farintosh plays his arrangements of Four Preludes by Russian composer Alexander Scriabin (1871-1915). This comes via Simon’s YouTube Channel with video and sound production by the Drew Henderson. Nice arrangements and great phrasing and pacing throughout. I used to teach…

Made in Canada Duo Play Mehdizadeh

Made in Canada Duo (Michael Ibsen and Nathan Bredeson) play Danse Burleque by Canadian composer Daniel Mehdizadeh. This comes via Ibsen’s Youtube channel. This video was taken from a live recording of their concert at the Canadian Music Centre in…

Cicchillitti & Cowan Play Mompou

Canadian guitarists Adam Cicchillitti & Steve Cowan play Angelico, 1st movement from Music Callada by Federico Mompou (1893-1987). Great sensitive playing here by Cicchillitti & Cowan who have become a duo to closely follow. This comes via Grand Guitar Salon over…
Napoleonian Guitar Sonatas

Napoleonian Guitar Sonatas with Pascal Valois

Napoleonian Guitar Sonatas with Pascal Valois (romantic guitar) and Jacques-André Houle (violin) Release date: January 17th, 2020 Label: Centaur Records Buy or Listen on YouTube, Spotify, Amazon, Apple, hbdirect or his website. Great to hear this new album of solos…

Rob MacDonald plays In the Woods by Toru Takemitsu

Canadian guitarist Rob MacDonald plays In the Woods by Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996). The three movements are: Wainscot Pond; Rosedale; and Muir Woods. This comes via MacDonald’s excellent YouTube channel. Video by Drew Henderson. Excellent playing by MacDonald with clean and…

Drew Henderson Plays BWV997 by Bach

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson plays Prelude, Sarabande, Gigue, and Double from the Suite for Lute in C minor, BWV 997 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via Henderson’s excellent YouTube channel. Great playing as usual from Henderson with a balanced sense…

Classical Guitar at the Victoria Conservatory of Music (VCM)

Welcome to Victoria I taught classical guitar at the Victoria Conservatory of Music for 16 years and freelanced and performed in Greater Victoria for 20 years. It’s a place I remember very fondly. Each year the Conservatory welcomes classical guitarists…