Tag interviews

“Fancywork” and Interview with Geoffrey Gordon

I’m very pleased to post this great interview with composer Geoffrey Gordon regarding his composition Fancywork. Not only is it a great piece but it was also commissioned by the excellent Duo46 who have been featured on the site a…

Interview and New Guitar by Luthier Douglass Scott

I was very pleased to have a nice visit the other day by luthier Douglass Scott. Douglass came over to my home in Victoria where we also had a good chat with Marcus Dominelli. Douglass sets up shop in Ladysmith on Vancouver…

Interview with guitarist David Starobin

A big thank you to legendary guitarist David Starobin for doing this interview! I first became familiar with Starobin through his recording of Elliot Carter’s Changes as well as Mario Davidovsky’s Synchronisms No. 10. I then came to know his…

Spotlight: Heike Matthiesen, guitarist

I’m very happy to present this spotlight and interview with guitarist Heike Matthiesen. Heike is very active online and at concerts, festivals, as well as recording. It’s a real pleasure getting to know such a great player and such a kind…

Spotlight: Agustín Castilla-Ávila, composer

Here’s an interview and some media by composer Agustín Castilla-Ávila. He was interviewed by guitarist and organizer Angelito Agcaoili.  Agustín was kind of enough to submit this article for the site. I’ve enclosed some additional photos and videos as well so you can…

Pavel Steidl on Interpreting Music & Segovia

The great Pavel Steidl on Interpreting Music & Segovia. Some nice opinions, he’s right, we need to, at the very least, understand Segovia and his editions before disregarding anything. At least for the works where Segovia worked with the composer…

Spotlight: Chaconne Klaverenga, guitarist

Classical Guitar Spotlight & Interview: Chaconne Klaverenga. You might have seen Klaverenga recently in Soundboard, at festivals, or on her YouTube channel. A captivating artist who balances a busy concert schedule along with university studies. Get to know her now…

Interview with Guitarist Dale Kavanagh

Interview with Dale KavanaghArtist Website: dalekavanagh.comMarch 15, 2012, via email.Originally Published on Classical Guitar Canada. Bradford: You’ve given over one thousand recitals in more than forty countries around the world, how did your classical guitar adventure begin as a child? Dale:…