Tag Anton Baranov

Anton Baranov Plays Suite Contatos by Bellinati

Russian guitarist Anton Baranov plays Contatos IV and V from Suite Contatos by Brazilian guitarist and composer Paulo Bellinati (b.1950). This comes via his amazing YouTube Channel. Groovy playing by Baranov with an excellent balance of the texture and superb rhythmic…

Anton Baranov plays Gran Fantasia de Concierto ‘La Triunfal’ by Sagreras

Russian guitarist Anton Baranov plays Gran Fantasia de Concierto ‘La Triunfal’, Op.107 by Argentine composer/guitarist by Julio Sagreras (1879 -1942). This comes via Baranov’s YouTube channel. Brilliant playing as usual by Baranov. Great contrasts between extroverted virtuosity and sensitive and flowing phrasing in…

Baranov and Kukhta Play Adam Darr Duo

Pavel Kukhta and Anton Baranov play Duo Concertant No.4 for two guitars by Adam Darr (1811-1866). I haven’t heard this duo before so I was glad to hear it pop up. Pavel is playing a Antonio Lorca replica built by A. Garcia Ruiz. Baranov…

Anton Baranov plays Caprice No. 29 by Legnani

Russian guitarist Anton Baranov plays Caprice No. 29 from 36 Caprices, Op. 20 by Italian guitarist/composer/singer/luthier Luigi Legnani (1790–1877) on a period replica guitar. This comes via Baranov’s YouTube Channel. These virtuosic caprices were probably inspired by Paganini’s 24 Caprices for the violin. Fantastic playing…

Anton Baranov plays Carillon by Terzi

Russian guitarist Anton Baranov plays Carillon by Italian composer/guitarist Benvenuto Terzi (1892-1980). Cute piece, rather silly really but looks like a good etude for left hand slurs and right hand harmonics and certainly the effect is of interest. You might recognize…

Anton Baranov plays David Del Puerto

Russian classical guitarist Anton Baranov plays Fantasia y Rondo by Spanish composer David Del Puerto (b. 1964). Interesting fact via wiki, “At just 20 his name was on the bill at the Almeida Festival in London and shortly afterwards he…

Anton Baranov Plays Tarrega

Russian guitarist Anton Baranov plays Etude in G major by Spanish composer Francisco Tárrega (1852-1909). Wonderful articulations and fluffy but fun gestures. Short and sweet. Baranov was the 2013 Guitar Foundation of America Competition winner and has also won more…

D’Addario Foundation 5th Annual Performance Series

I just wanted to share the D’Addario Foundation‘s 5th Annual Classical Guitar Performance Series on October 23 at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall @ 8pm. This installment of the series will showcase the Carnegie Hall debut of two young classical…

Anton Baranov plays Suburbio by Moscardini

Guitar Foundation of America 2013 winner plays Suburbio by Carlos Moscardini. Another nice and clear player. Clear separation of sound seems to be the current trend which is likely a good thing for the music overall. Is it partly the guitar…

Virtuosity: Anton Baranov Plays Legnani Caprice No.7

Holy Moly! This is some serious flare from Russian GFA winner Anton Baranov. If it was any other composition I’d have to trash it for being over the top but here he gives us all the flash plus articulation and a…