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The Big Night of the Guitar

featuring David Russell, the Final of London International Guitar Competition, and 2018 winner Emmanuel Sowicz

London Guitar Festival 2019

Sat 26 Oct
Classical

The Big Night of the Guitar

featuring David Russell, the Final of London International Guitar Competition, and 2018 winner Emmanuel Sowicz

London Guitar Festival 2019

Join us for an unmissable evening featuring the Final of the London International Guitar Competition, 2018 winner, Emmanuel Sowicz, and David Russell.

Main Concert, 7.30pm: David Russell

N. COSTE Introduction and Polonaise
HANDEL Suite No. 7 in G minor, HWV432
A. BARRIOS Caazapá; Sueño en la Floresta
JS BACH Chorale Prelude, BWV645 ‘Wachet auf, ruft us die Stimme’
Chorale Prelude, BWV147 ‘Jesu bleibet meine Freude’
S. ASSAD Phyllis’ Portrait
A. BARRIOS Primavera Waltz; Waltz in G

The concert will conclude with a performance of one of the greatest guitarists in the world, the amazing David Russell.

David Russell is one of the giants of the classical guitar today. His beautifully polished and refined playing have made him a hero to guitarists and audiences the world over. His many recordings for Telarc have met with tremendous acclaim and numerous awards including a Grammy. David is highly sought after and tours the world continuously, this is a not to be missed chance to see the world’s foremost classical guitarist in concert, his only London appearance in 2019.

Please note, David Russell will also give a Classical Guitar Masterclass. Book tickets here.

5pm – 6.15pm: Final of the London International Guitar Competition

LIGC one of the most prestigious competitions worldwide which has attracted the best guitarists under 30 years of age who have come from 33 different countries. Tonight, three finalists will play 20 each to win the coveted First Prize.

6.30pm: Emmanuel Sowicz Concert – 2018 winner 

A 30 minutes performance by Chilean guitarist Emmanuel Sowicz, the outstanding winner of London International Guitar Competition 2018.

Programme includes Joe Cutler’s Marinus (IGF Commission)


Please note, you will be contacted by our Box Office team regarding claiming your complimentary ticket for Final of the London International Guitar Competition and Emmanuel Sowicz: 5 – 7pm

Tickets for the Final of the London International Guitar Competition and Emmanuel Sowicz Concert – 2018 winner only are available here.

Date & time:Sat 26 Oct – 7.30pm
Venue:Hall One
Price:£39.50-£16.50 |
+ £3 booking fee.

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