Tag Sérgio Assad

Sungmin Lee Plays Preludio by Sergio Assad

Sungmin Lee plays Preludio from Sandy’s Portrait by Sergio Assad (b.1952). This comes via his great YouTube channel. I’ve been meaning to feature Sungmin Lee for awhile and his nice performance of this Assad piece is a great time to…

João Luiz Plays Hermetiana by Sergio Assad

João Luiz plays Hermetiana by Sergio Assad (b.1952). This comes via his YouTube channel. I love these causal yet virtuosic home performances by Luiz. Great musicality, laid-back, yet wonderfully zippy. Here’s what he said about the piece via YouTube (I’m very curious…

Virtual Guitar Orchestra – Kaleidokithara by Sergio Assad

The Virtual Guitar Orchestra plays Kaleidokithara by Sergio Assad with 144 players from over 50 countries. This project was created by orchestra founder Mak Grgic along with Sergio Assad and Uros Baric. The video comes via Uros Baric’s YouTube channel.…

Matthew McAllister plays Preludio e toccatina by Assad

Matthew McAllister plays the 3rd movement, Preludio e toccatina from Aquarelle by Sergio Assad (b.1952) during a session via Uroš Barič and Baros Records in Slovenia. This comes via McAllister’s YouTube channel. Great playing as usual and you can always…

Meng Su plays Sun Wukong’s Toccata by Assad

Meng Su plays Sun Wukong’s Toccata by Sergio Assad. This comes via GuitarCoop and their YouTube Channel. Amazing performance with an outrageously high level of technique, musicality, and sonic interpretation. Meng Su is one of my favourite players, I got to see her perform last…

Adam Batstone Plays Assad & Bogdanović

Canadian guitarist Adam Batstone plays III. Parati from Three Divertimentos by Sergio Assad (b. 1952) plus Mysterious Habitats & Unconscious in Brazil by Dušan Bogdanović (b.1955). This comes via his YouTube Channel. Guitar by Kamil Jaderny 2015. Video & sound…

Michael Ibsen Plays Rodrigo, Assad, and Loch Lomond

Canadian guitarist Michael Ibsen plays Junto al Generalife by Joaquin Rodrigo, Dreams and Farewell by Sergio Assad, and The Bonnie Bonnie Banks O’ Loch Lomond arranged by David Russell. These come via his YouTube channel with video work by the amazing…

Weimar Guitar Quartet Plays Uarekena by Assad

The newly formed Weimar Guitar Quartet playing Uarekena by Brazilian guitarist and composer Sérgio Assad (b.1952). The quartet is made up of Karmen Stendler (who you’ve seen on the site before), Stephanie Jones, Hanna Link, and Jakob Schmidt. This comes via Karmen Stendler’s YouTube channel. Great to see…

Duo Amaral Play Recife Dos Corales by Assad

The excellent Duo Amaral (Jorge Amaral and Mia Pomerantz-Amaral) play mov. III Recife Dos Corales from Tres Cenas Brasileiras by Brazilian guitarist and composer Sérgio Assad (b.1952). This via their YouTube channel. I’ve been following Duo Amaral for some time and they always impress with their…

Thomas Viloteau Plays Suite Brasileira #3 by Assad

French guitarist Thomas Viloteau plays the fourth movement of the Suite Brasileira #3 by Sergio Assad, commissioned by and dedicated to Thomas Viloteau. Guitar by Bastien Burlot, 2015. I love how the pros are catching up with the YouTube generation and just…