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Matthew McAllister Interviews Lutenist Eric Thomas

Check out the latest interview on Matthew McAllister’s Gallery of Guitar YouTube Curator Series (go subscribe). Here he interviews lutenist Eric Thomas. They discuss the Renaissance lute, the repertoire, his video performance of Calata ala spagnola by Joan Ambrosio Dalza (fl. 1508), and…

Drew Henderson Plays Three Sonatas by Paganini

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson performs Three Sonatas from 37 Sonatas MS84 by Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840). This comes via Henderson’s excellent YouTube channel (one of my favourites, go subscribe). I’ve never thought much about these sonatas so it’s great to hear them come to life with Henderson’s excellent…

Filippos Manoloudis Classical Guitar Concert

Greek guitarist Filippos Manoloudis performs a concert with repertoire by John Dowland (1563-1626), Fernando Sor (1778–1839), Manuel Maria Ponce (1882-1948), Jubing Kristianto (b.1966), and Duke Ellington (1899-1974). This comes via the Siccas Guitars and their YouTube channel. Manoloudis received a recording session at Siccas…

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…

Rebeca Oliveira Plays Sonata K.67 by Seixas

Rebeca Oliveira Plays Sonata K.67 by Seixas

Rebeca Oliveira performs her arrangement of Sonata K.67, Allegro, Minuet by the Portuguese composer Carlos Seixas (1704–1742), originally for harpsichord. This comes via her fantastic Youtube channel (go subscribe now). I’ve featured Oliveira a few times and I’m always excited to her new performances and arrangements…

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…

Marco Saccardin Voice and Theorbo Concert

Marco Saccardin (Voice and Theorbo) performs a beautiful concert with repertoire by Piccinini, Vizzana, Filago, Kapsberger, and Monteverdi. This comes via Saccardin’s Youtube channel with sound and film by Edoardo Lambertenghi and Alma Zeccara. Filmed at the Chiesa di San…

Lorenzo Micheli Plays Six National Scottish Airs by Giuliani 

Lorenzo Micheli plays Six National Scottish Airs (Sei Arie Nazionali Scozzesi) by Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829). This comes via Micheli’s fantastic YouTube channel. Above is No.1-3, I’ll update this post when the other video comes out. I’ve seen the score for these works on a number of occasions…

Grande Serenade en Potpourri Op.63 by Hummel

Artyom Dervoed (guitar) with Polina Osetinskaya (piano), Haik Kazazyan (violin), Alexander Ramm (cello) and Maxim Rubtsov (flute) perform the Grande Serenade en Potpourri Op.63 for piano, violin, guitar, flute and cello by Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778–1837). Wonderful performance with excellent…

Dublin Guitar Quartet Play Three Pieces by Stravinsky

Dublin Guitar Quartet (Brian Bolger, Pat Brunnock, David Creevy and Tomas O’ Durcain) perform Three Pieces for String Quartet by Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971). Above is the first movement but I’ll update this post as the rest of the set are posted.…

Zoran Dukic Plays Cinema Paradiso by Goss

Zoran Dukic Plays Cinema Paradiso by Goss

Zoran Dukic performs Cinema Paradiso by Stephen Goss. This comes from via GuitarCoop and their YouTube Channel. Commissioned by GuitarCoop, ‘Cinema Paradiso’ is music about film. Each of the six short movements pays homage to a director or genre. Video direction by…

Marko Topchii Plays La Catedral by Barrios

Ukrainian classical guitarist Marko Topchii (Facebook, Wiki) plays La Catedral by Agustín Barrios Mangoré (1885–1944) at St. Andrew`s Church, Kyiv, Ukraine in Feb. 2021. The recording comes via an Omni Foundation online concert series and Topchii’s Youtube channel. You can watch the entire concert here and learn about…