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One Hour BBC Special on John Williams, Guitarist

Here’s a one hour BBC special of fifty years of John Williams including interviews with Williams and others such as Julian Bream. What a treat. Here’s the BBC blurb: “Fifty years of performances from guitarist John Williams that takes in…

Katona Twins at Wimbledon + Interview with Zoltan Katona

The Katona Twins will be playing at this year’s Wimbledon International Music Festival in a programme featuring “The Guitar and the Spanish Civil War” with Narrator. I was lucky enough to squeeze an interview out of them despite their busy schedule!…

“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…

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 excellent 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…

Spotlight: Chaconne Klaverenga, guitarist

I’m delighted to post here the very first Spotlight & Interview of the site. Who better to spotlight than a young and rising star of classical guitar: Chaconne Klaverenga. You might have seen Ms Klaverenga recently in Soundboard, at festivals,…