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|Pablo Martin||double bass|
|Angel Sanches ‘Cepillo’||percussion|
Guitarist and composer Gerardo Nuñez is recognised as one of the world’s biggest stars of Flamenco and his wife Carmen Cortés is one of Spain’s most distinguished dancers & choreographers. They have collaborated on many productions and tonight’s show is one of incredible intensity, passion and profound authenticity.
They are supported by legendary percussionist Cepillo, outstanding bassist Pablo Martin and astonishing singer of Romani origin Antonio Carbonell.
Born in Jerez de la Frontera (Andalucia, Spain), Gerardo is one of the outstanding exponents of the Flamenco Nuevo which is a fusion of different musical genres and styles which has led to a remarkable number of collaborations with artists of the most diverse genres including classical singer Plácido Domingo, pop star Julio Iglesias, new age harpist Andreas Vollenweider, Spanish rock band Mecano and jazz saxophonist Michael Brecker.
About the festival
London Guitar Festival 2018 features a wonderful series of concerts, masterclasses and competitions. We look forward to an exciting line-up of major international artists and young artist making their debuts. Europe’s foremost Flamenco act, the Gerardo Nuñez Quintet is headlining the Friday night, and the amazing Ana Vidovic concludes the Big Night of the Guitar on Saturday evening. This year we especially welcome performances from exciting YOUNG STARS as part of the new EuroStrings Project, as well as our own Young Artist Platform and Aspire stage.