Tag Siccas Guitars

Anabel Montesinos Plays Prelude No.5 by Villa-Lobos

Spanish guitarist Anabel Montesinos performs Prelude No.5 by Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959). This comes via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. Nice melodic phrasing and musical balance throughout by Montesinos. Also some great pacing and exciting flourishes. “Anabel Montesinos is a winner of several…

Goran Krivokapić Plays Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 by Bach

Above: Goran Krivokapić performs the Allegro from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. Excellent rhythmic and articulated style here along with controlled motivic attention in the Allegro. But also see…

Anika Hutschreuther Concert

Anika Hutschreuther classical guitar concert with works by Barrios, Bach, Machado, and Ponce. This comes via Siccas Guitars and their YouTube channel  but you can also follow her YouTube channel as well. Amazing performance by Hutschreuther with a clean and direct but well paced and…

Nikolai Studenikin Plays Fuga, BWV 1003 by Bach

Nikolai Studenikin performs the Fuga from Violin Sonata No.2, BWV 1003 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) on a 2022 Toby Rzepka classical guitar. This comes via Siccas Guitars and their YouTube channel but you can also visit Studenikin’s YouTube as well. Wonderful playing by Studenikin with a…

Eva Beneke Performs Unruhe by Mertz

Eva Beneke plays Unruhe by Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806-1856) from Bardenklänge, Op.13, Héft (Book) 2, No.2 on a Wolfgang Jellinghaus “Romantica” guitar. This comes via Siccas Guitars and their YouTube channel but you can also visit Beneke’s YouTube as well. Great playing by Beneke with a nice crisp delivery and some 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…

Eva Beneke – Classical Guitar Concert 

Eva Beneke plays a concert with repertoire by Sor, Pratten, Bach, Mertz and Rodrigo. This comes via Siccas Guitars and their YouTube channel but you can also visit Beneke’s YouTube as well. Great playing by Beneke with beautiful phrasing and dynamic shaping. I haven’t heard Joaquín Rodrigo’s (1901–1999)…

Fabrizio Proietti Plays Tedesco Sonata Op.77

Italian guitarist Fabrizio Proietti plays Sonata (Omaggio a Boccherini), Op. 77 (1934) by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895–1968). This comes via the excellent Siccas Guitars and their YouTube and Proietti’s Youtube. I’ve always loved this sonata so usually share it whenever I get the…

Eleonora Perretta Classical Guitar Concert

Italian guitarist Eleonora Perretta performs a concert with repertoire by Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), Agustín Barrios Mangoré (1885–1944), and Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909). This comes via the Siccas Guitars and their YouTube channel. Fantastic playing by Perretta with excellent rhythmic drive, clear articulations, and some brilliant…

Alexandra Whittingham Concert

British guitarist Alexandra Whittingham performs a concert including Domenico Scarlatti, Fernando Sor, Madame Sidney Pratten, Ernest Shand, Napoelon Coste, and Roberto Gerhard. This comes via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. I’ve posted a number of videos of Whittingham way back to when she was 17. Cool to see…

Kassandra Siebel Plays Final, Sonata para guitarra by José

Kassandra Siebel plays the 4th movement Final from Sonata para guitarra by Antonio José (1902-1936). This comes via the excellent Siccas Guitars in Germany and their YouTube. Amazing performance by Siebel with some super fluid passages and great dynamic control and articulations. This is one of…

Kanahi Yamashita Salon Concert

Kanahi Yamashita plays a salon style concert set on a number of different guitars via Siccas Guitars and their fantastic YouTube channel. Amazing playing by Kanahi Yamashita. I love her wide range of musicality and contrasts between soft lyrical phrasing and strict angular playing. It’s exciting…