Tag Alexandra Whittingham

Alexandra Whittingham Plays My Funny Valentine

Alexandra Whittingham plays her arrangement of My Funny Valentine by Richard Rodgers. Filmed at Le Presbytère. This comes via her great YouTube Channel. Some very nice moments throughout her arrangement, my favourite is around 2:00.

Alexandra Whittingham Plays Asturias by Albéniz

 British guitarist Alexandra Whittingham plays Asturias (Leyenda) – No. 5 from Suite Española, Op. 47 by Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909). This comes via her YouTube channel. Nice clean and direct performance of the first section with a beautiful contrasting expressive section. I’ve posted a number of videos…

Alexandra Whittingham plays Prelude No. 3 by Villa-Lobos

British guitarist Alexandra Whittingham plays Prelude No. 3 by Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959). This comes via her YouTube channel. Beautifully filmed in the Medeival town of Puy-l’Eveque, South-West France by Tom Gradwell. I’ve posted a number of videos of Whittingham back to when she was 17, interesting to see…

Alexandra Whittingham Plays Capricho Árabe by Tarrega

British guitarist Alexandra Whittingham plays Capricho Árabe by Francisco Tárrega (1852–1909). This comes via her great YouTube Channel. Filmed in the Church of St Pierre in Martignac, South-West France (video: Tom Gradwell, production: Craig Morgan). A bright young talent, Whittingham (20yo) now studies at the Royal…

Alexandra Whittingham Plays Saudade No.3 by Dyens

19 year old British guitarist Alexandra Whittingham plays Saudade No.3 by Roland Dyens (1955–2016). A very exciting piece when it gets going with varied styles mixed together. A student at the Royal Academy of Music in London, Whittingham pulls this off with…

Alexandra Whittingham plays Brouwer

British guitarist Alexandra Whittingham (19) plays Un Dia de Noviembre by Leo Brouwer (b.1939). “After studying classical guitar, piano, jazz guitar and composition at the world-renowned Chetham’s School of Music for seven years, nineteen year old Alexandra Whittingham now studies…

Alexandra Whittingham Plays Piazzolla

19 year old British guitarist Alexandra Whittingham plays Verano Porteño by Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992). There have been a few posts about this talented young guitarist and it’s great to see her continue to develop her skills and musicality. Nice clean…

Alexandra Whittingham Plays Capricho Catalán by Albeniz

English guitarist Alexandra Whittingham plays Capricho Catalán by Isaac Albeniz (1860-1909) via her YouTube Channel. You can check out some sheet music editions of this via amazon: Capricho Catalán. Recorded at the Royal Academy of Music in London where Whittingham is currently studying. I…

Alexandra Whittingham Plays Dyens & Mertz

Congrats to Alexandra Whittingham, Zoltai Döme and Búzás Ágnes for their fantastic playing the the Budapest Carpath Guitar Competition 2013. I was particularly impressed with 17 year old Alexandra Whittingham who was likely even younger in this 2013 video. Her blazing left…