CLASSICAL GUITAR EVENTS 2012

Performers
Event TypeDate / Time Venue
WA Classical Guitar Society Orchestra
Conducted by Mathew Laurenson

Classic Guitar Soc web page
A Summery Celebration of Guitar 3:00pm Frid
Dec 8

Tickets at the Door
Adults: $15
Concession: $10
CGSWA Members: $5
or
Ph 9203 9787
Midland Junction Arts Centre
276 Great Eastern Hwy
Midland.
Miloš Karadaglic

Miloš web page
Milos is the first guitarist signed to Deutsche Grammophon in more than 30 years and will make his first public performances in Australia from 22 Nov-03 Dec. 8pm Mon
3 Dec

Book online - Ticketek
or
Ph 08 9231 9900
PERTH CONCERT HALL
5 St Georges Tce
Perth
Courtney Bryce Hilton
Classical Guitar
Chamber Jam 40 at The Ellington

Courtney Bryce Hilton is a young Perth born guitarist and composer who pursues passionately to say something worthwhile in todays music world. A graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) he studied under local classical guitar maestro Dr Jonathan Paget. Hungry for more knowledge he has now moved over east to learn from world renowned guitarist and teacher Timothy Kain in Canberra. Along the way befriending and playing in masterclasses with those such as Slava Grigoryan, Karin Schaupp and Simon Powis amongst others. An ecclectic musician, Courtney performs whatever comes his way with a passionate love of all music world over. Whether it be interpreting the early music of Bach or performing modern works of the 20th and 21st century, or indeed his own compositions - he promises to take you on a journey and share with you something unique!

Info about other performers on this night on The Ellington web page. They are; the The Walker Trio and Just Sax and Special Guests
Doors at 7pm
First act 7.30pm
Mon Nov 26

$15 bar $20 seated.
The Ellington Jazz Club web site
The Ellington Jazz Club
191-193 Beaufort St
Perth
Ph 9228 1088
Mathew Laurenson Awakening the Classical Guitar CD release concert of emerging artist Sat 7:00pm
Nov 24

$10 at the door
or
call 0401 494 290
North Perth Town Hall
26 View Street
North Perth
Christine Yeong
UWA
Third Year Recital
Hanuman RODRIGO Y GABRIELA, Prelude No. 2 VILLA-LOBOS, Mallorca ALBENIZ, Bordel 1900 PIAZZOLLA, Jeff Buckley Requiem MORTAGNE, Dreamcatcher Suite GARDINER, Smells Like Teen Spirit COBAIN/GROHL/NOVOSELIC arr. YEONG Frid 5:00pm
16 Nov

FREE Admission
Callaway Auditorium
UWA
CLASSICAL GUITAR EXTRAVAGANZA

Conducted by Mathew Laurenson and Caroline Binsted


GUITARSTROPHE!

myspace.com/guitarstrophemusic
On November the 8th at 7pm at the Fremantle town hall there will be an incredibly momentous occasion. The two local guitar orchestras: The WA Classical Guitar Society Orchestra and Guitarstrophe! will perform together in concert for the first time. Both of these orchestras have been running in Perth for decades, supporting the development of countless guitarists both young and old. This concert will showcase the wealth of talent and exciting repertoire of both of these fine orchestras. The concert will also feature a special guest who is a member of both orchestras: Mathew Laurenson, who will promote his recently completed CD. The finale of the concert will be a performance of the two orchestras combined, totalling around 50 people on stage for an exciting and memorable finish to the concert.

Classic Guitar Soc. web page
7:00pm Thurs
8th Nov

Tickets at the Door
Full $15
Conc $10
CGSWA Members $5
Fremantle Town Hall
LA Guitar Quartet Play Rodrigo and offer a free Master Class
Masterclass presented by the West Australian Symphony Orchestra

Grammy Award-winning LA Guitar Quartet joins forces with Michael Stern to present this thrilling concert. The LA Guitar Quartet is hailed for its diversity, and in this program they perform a work rich in colour and uniquely Spanish flavours. We end with the exotic suite from Stravinsky’s ballet about a fiery bird and a wicked sorcerer.
RAVEL Ma Mère L’Oye - Suite [Mother Goose]
RODRIGO Concierto Andaluz
OSVALDO GOLIJOV Sidereus AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
STRAVINSKY The Firebird – Suite [1945 version]
PLUS BONUS TRACK*

6.30pm Wed
7 Nov
Entry is free, but bookings are essential. Please book through WASO on 9326 0000 or boxoffice@waso.com.au
Music Auditorium
WA Academy of Performing Arts
2 Bradford St
Mt Lawley
7:30pm Fri 9 and Sat 10 Nov
waso.com.au/tickets/season2012
Perth Concert Hall
West Australian Mandolin Orchestra Spring Concert

Vist us at www.wamo.com.au
An afternoon of German music for plucked string instruments.
Conducted by Robert Schulz and featuring oboe soloist Allison Jacobs in Wolki's Concerto in D minor for Oboe and Mandolin Orchestra
3pm Sun
4 Nov
Kitchen and bar open from 2pm for authentic German food and drinks.
Tickets $15 / $12 RDC members
Tickets available for presale or at the door.
Inquiries 9437 5321
kathryn.kenny@bigpond.com
Rhein Donau Club
110 North Lake Rd
Myaree
Duncan Gardiner
with
Pascale Whiting (violin), Sophie Curtis (cello)

Fiddlesticks

Duncan Gardiner's web site
Chamber Jam at The Ellington

Fiddlesticks is the newest chamber music group on the Perth music scene. Comprising some of Perth’s best musicians Pascale Whiting (violin), Sophie Curtis (cello) and Duncan Gardiner (guitar) were recently selected by Musica Viva to perform across W.A. to introduce classical music to young people. With repertoire spanning tango, contemporary and familiar classics, this performance will showcase the versatility of instruments of the string family. Fiddlesticks looks forward to giving you an intimate and dynamic live music experience.

Info about other performers on this night on The Ellington web page. They are; Cathie Travers (accordion) and Matt Styles (saxophone) and Adam Pinto (piano).
Doors at 7pm
First act 7.30pm
Mon Oct 29

$15 bar $20 seated.
The Ellington Jazz Club web site
The Ellington Jazz Club
191-193 Beaufort St
Perth
Ph 9228 1088
UWA Guitar Ensemble Thursdays Lunchtime Concert Series

Free lunch time event
1.10pm Thurs
4 Oct

Free event
Octagon Theatre
University of WA
Mounts Bay Road
Crawley
The Guitar as Storyteller

Guitar Evenings
WAAPA Guitar Students

In the hands of an artist, nothing is more absorbing than the solo guitar. WAAPA's Guitar students perform works that tell stories, both fanciful and magical.
7.30pm Tues
Oct 23
Building 15(room 15.127 to be precise)
Kurungkurl Katijin Gallery Space
Edith Cowan University
Mt Lawley
[new building with bright yellow walls]
Karin Schaupp
2012 album release and national tour with Katie Noonan


3 concerts in WA
KSchaupp (27K)
Karin's web page
Songs of the Southern Skies
Exploring music close to home and close to their hearts, Katie and Karin's new album (and live concerts) will feature some of Australia and New Zealand's best classical, folk, jazz and pop songs - from the Finn Brothers, Cold Chisel, Nick Cave, Icehouse, Bic Runga, Gurrumul, The Easybeats, Vince Jones and Gotye, through to traditional folk songs and the works of Peter Sculthorpe, Elena Kats-Chernin, Richard Charlton and more.

Tickets through BOCS
(08) 9484 1133
BOCS web page
27 Sept Albany Entertainment Centre
Albany, WA
8pm Frid
28 Sept
Winthrop Hall
University of WA
Crawley
29 SeptMandurah Performing Arts Centre
Mandurah
Plucked Strings

Interview with Karin Schaupp
rtrfm 92.1
Broadcast with RTG
6 to 7pm Sun
Sept 23
On the radio RTRFM 92.1
Live stream on the internet = www.rtrfm.com.au
Grigoryan Brothers
Slava and Leonard

National Tour


Grigoryan Brothers web page
National Tour
Promoting their latest CD "The Seasons" originally composed by Tchaikovsky which has been arranged for two guitars by Slava and Leonard’s father Edward.
Sept 14, Queens Park Theatre, Geraldton
Sept 16, Cummins Theatre, Merriden 7.30pm
Sept 17, WAAPA. Perth 7.30pm
Sept 18, Kalamunda Performing Arts Centre
Sept 20, Mandurah Performing Arts Centre
Sept 22, Albany Entertainment Centre
Sept 24, Margaret River Arts Centre
7 Gigs in WA
Master Class with Grigoryan Brothers
4.00-6.00pm on Monday 17th September

$100 to play
Attendance/observation is free to CGSWA members
otherwise $10 adults/$5 conc
Contact j.paget@ecu.edu.au
Music Auditorium
WA Academy of Performing Arts
2 Bradford St
Mt Lawley

GUITARSTROPHE!
presents
TWANGOLOGY


GUITARSTROPHE!

myspace.com/guitarstrophemusic
An eclectic and musical journey around the world featuring works by Dyens, Piris, Houghton and much more

Free refreshments
Food hamper raffle

The WA Guitar Ensemble Inc.
7pm Sat
Sept 22

Full $15
Conc. $10
Tickets
04 18 95 16 51
or
cbinsted@bigpond.com
Kelmscott Senior High School Performing Arts Centre

Parking in staff car park
Cnr Third Ave & Camillo Rd
Entrance to concert via staff room
Plucked Strings

Interview with Leonard and Slava Grigoryan
rtrfm 92.1
Broadcast with Natalie
6 to 7pm Sun
Sept 16
On the radio RTRFM 92.1
Live stream on the internet = www.rtrfm.com.au
The Ambient Guitar

Guitar Evenings
WAAPA Guitar Students


In this exciting program, students explore the explosion of minimalist/post-minimalist guitar music, both evocative and ambient, including works by Brouwer, Davidson, Westlake, Reich and more.
7.30pm Wed
Sept 12
Building 15(room 15.127 to be precise)
Kurungkurl Katijin Gallery Space
Edith Cowan University
Mt Lawley
[new building with bright yellow walls]
Plucked Strings
with guests
GUITARSTROPHE!
rtrfm 92.1
Broadcast with Graham
6 to 7pm Sun
Sept 9
On the radio RTRFM 92.1
Live stream on the internet = www.rtrfm.com.au

Jose Feliciano

The name Jose Feliciano is synonymous with an international presence that has influenced popular music for more than two generations. It is synonymous with a presence that has bridged musical styles in a way that has never been equalled. He is recognized as the first Latin Artist to cross over into the English music market, opening the doors to others who now play an important part in the American music industry.
As importantly, he has been acclaimed by critics throughout the world as "The greatest living guitarist". Referred to as "The Picasso of his Realm," Jose Feliciano's accolades are repeatedly celebrated. Guitar Player Magazine awarded him "Best Pop Guitarist," placing him in their "Gallery of the Greats," and he's been voted both Best Jazz and Best Rock Guitarist in the Playboy Magazine reader's poll, as well. He's been awarded over forty-five Gold and Platinum records; has won sixteen Grammy nominations, earning him eight Grammy Awards and is in receipt of countless prestigious awards the world over. Wed 5 Sept
Doors: 7.30pm
Chelsea J Gibson: 8pm
Interval: 8.30pm
Act Two: 8.50p

Ticketek
Regal Theatre
Cnr Hay and Rokeby Streets
Subiaco
KRZYSZTOF PIOTROWICZ



Krzysztof's web site
Chamber Jam at The Ellington


Krzysztof Piotrowicz is Australia's sole performer of the traditional Russian guitar repertoire. A 2011 Australian Music Council Freedman Fellowship nominee, Piotrowicz will perform a selection of Russian and Russian Romani guitar pieces including romances and dances.

Info about other performers on this night on The Ellington web page.
Doors at 7pm
First act 7.30pm
Mon Aug 27

$15 bar $20 seated.
The Ellington Jazz Club web site
The Ellington Jazz Club
191-193 Beaufort St
Perth
Ph 9228 1088
24th WA CLASSICAL GUITAR ENSEMBLE FESTIVAL - 2012

The aims of the Festival are:-
  • To provide a performance opportunity for students (especially young students).
  • To give ensembles an opportunity to hear others perform.
  • To provide each ensemble with constructive comments from an informed adjudicator.
  • To present each ensemble with a certificate which recognises its participation.
An opportunity for ensembles to strut their stuff

More info about this festival

Inquiries:-
Caroline Binsted
Sat 25 Aug
10.30-12.10pm
and
1.10-5.30pm

Sun 26 Aug
9.00-12.35pm
and
1.15-5.30pm
Carine Senior High School
51 Everingham St
Carine
Zoo Duo
Marion Schapp and Peter Constant

zooduo (18K)
Zoo Duo web page
Zoo Duo
Marion Schapp and Peter Constant
2012 Festival artists and adjudicators


GUITAR ALCHEMY
Z.o.o Duo Masterclass
6.00-8.00pm Wed
Aug 22
Players: $75; Observers: $10, $5 conc., free for CGSWA members

Interested players should contact Jonathan Paget
j.paget@ecu.edu.au
Music Auditorium
WA Academy of Performing Arts
2 Bradford St
Mt Lawley

7.30pm Frid
Aug 24

$35/29

Bookings 9370 6895 or
WAAPA web page
Music Auditorium
WA Academy of Performing Arts
2 Bradford St
Mt Lawley
The Ambient Guitar

CLASSICAL TUESDAYS
Free lunch time event
1.00pm Tues
Aug 21
Music Auditorium
WA Academy of Performing Arts
2 Bradford St
Mt Lawley
RADIOTHON ON Plucked Strings This edition of Plucked Strings provides your opportunity to lend your support to this Community Radio Station by making a subscription.
On that night phone 92 60 92 10
or
go to the top of the RTRFM web page and click RADIOTHON 2012.
Be sure to tell RTRFM you love the Plucked Strings show.

rtrfm 92.1
Broadcast with Natalie, RTG and Graham
6 to 7pm Sun
Aug 19
On the radio RTRFM 92.1
Live stream on the internet = www.rtrfm.com.au
Adelaide International Guitar Festival 2012

Artistic Director - Slava Grigoryan


Tommy Emmanuel, Spirit of Flamenco, Punch Brothers, Ana Vidovic in Recital
&
2012 Adelaide International Classical Guitar Competition

2012 Adelaide International Classical Guitar Competition

Attracting competitors from all over the world, this is the most prestigious guitar competition in the southern hemisphere. Held in conjunction with the Adelaide International Guitar Festival, the competition provides a unique opportunity for emerging artists to gain exposure and experience on an international stage through performing at a world renowned festival, and will be adjudicated by a panel of established players and teachers from around Australia as well as a number of high profile international artists who will be performing at the Festival in 2012.



Congratulations to the winners who were-
  • FIRST = Andrey Lebedev from Adelaide
  • SECOND = Stephanie Jones from Perth
  • THIRD = Ekachai Jearakul from Thailand
Semi-Finalists listed
Finalists shown by §


NAMESURNAMECITYSTATE, COUNTRY
§ ChristopherChidiacSydneyNew South Wales, Australia
§ SamuelKlemkeWeimerThuringia, Germany
§ StephanieJones [WA]CanberraACT, Australia
§ AndreyLebedevCanberraACT, Australia
§ EkachaiJearakulUbonratchataneeThailand
§ DanielNisticoBurwoodVictoria, Australia
AndrewBlanchActonACT, Australia
§ ChunXieBeijingChina
AlessioOlivieriManfredoniaFG, Italy
§ ClaireSananikoneNeuilly PlaisanceFrance
AlexanderClarkQueanbeyanNew South Wales, Australia
PichawatAssawarungseekulBangpladBangkok, Thailand
EvanHopkinsMt ElizaVictoria, Australia
KrzysztofPiotrowicz [WA]Middle SwanWestern Australia
ZiggyJohnstonAshburtonVictoria, Australia
DanielChristoffersen [WA]InglewoodWestern Australia, Australia
Three Semi-finalists from [WA]
Festival
9-12 August, 2012

Competition
Applications open 2 Jan and close 5pm, 29 Feb 2012
Rules on the link to the competition.
Adelaide Festival Centre
North Terrace
Adelaide city centre
Ruth Roshan
&
Tango Noir


Tango Noir web page

Two concerts in WA

TangoNoir (23K)
Featuring;
Amir Farid (Piano), Phil Carroll (Accordion), Aaron Barnden (Violin), Sarah Morse (Cello), William Hewer (Cello) and Ruth Roshan (Vocals, Mandolin); with special guest Nick Tsiavos on Bass.
In Tango Noir's second all original album, "Darling ... Keep it to Yourself", Ruth uses the rhythms of the cabaret, the Tango, the Habanera, the Waltz, Ruth successfully infuses the album with an atmosphere of 1930s Berlin to create music which is new and nostalgic at the same time. It is a very listenable and beautiful album.
Lush arrangements enhance the style, providing a bittersweet flavour when backing her acerbic lyrics. With cabaret undergoing a revival at present, Ruth is an artist who perfectly captures the mood of that style and era on this album.
HARBOURSIDE CONCERT SERIES
7.30pm Thurs
Aug 2
$24.90
Albany Entertainment Centre
Ph: (08) 9844 5005

2 Toll Place
Albany
8pm Frid
Aug 3

Members $15
Presale $20
Door $25
Bookings at KULCHA
Ph 9336 4544
or on-line
Kulcha Multicultural Arts of WA
KULCHA
1st floor
13 South Tce
Fremantle
(above Dome Cafe)

Parking for Kulcha in Fremantle
Jonathan Paget
&
Craig Lake
Chamber Jam at The Ellington


Paget and Lake will perform the Piazzolla Tango Suite (a virtuosic tour-de-force), and other favourites by Albeniz and Bellinati.

Other performers on this night
Skittle Alley Trio = Deborah Lehmann (piano), Matthew Kidd (clarinet), Bourby Webster (viola)
and
PSO Cello section presents "Spicks and Spikes" = Sophie Curtis, Catherine Tabi, Anna Sarcich, Clare Tunney, Emma McCoy and Amber Day.
Doors at 7pm
First act 7.30pm
Mon July 30

$15 bar $20 seated.
The Ellington Jazz Club web site
The Ellington Jazz Club
191-193 Beaufort St
Perth
Ph 9228 1088
West Australian Mandolin Orchestra
in conjunction with
Federation of Australasian Mandolin Ensembles
MUSIC FESTIVAL
Open to all guitar, bass guitar, mandola and mandolin players, and will feature the participation of two international conductors - Mark Davis from the USA and Marco Ludemann from The Netherlands

More about the Festival at WAMO web page
July 8 - 15 Trinity College
University of WA
Portraits in Guitar

In celebration of the magnificent exhibition of paintings from the National Gallery of Australia Australian Portraits 1880-1960 on show at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, join Western Australia’s own guitar specialist John Casey in an intimate conversation that explores the aural portraits created by composers.
With his guitar ensemble of outstanding performers, Casey will guide the imagination to find portraits in sound and texture. Don’t miss out on this intimate and fascinating journey. 6.00pm Frid
6 July

$35/30

BOCS Ticketing: www.bocsticketing.com.au, telephone 9484 1133
Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery
University of WA
Mounts Bay Road
Crawley
Plucked Strings rtrfm 92.1
Broadcast with guest Chris Kotchie
presented by Graham
6 to 7pm Sun
July 1
On the radio RTRFM/92.1
Live stream on the internet = www.rtrfm.com.au
Chris Kotchie
Graduation Recital
B. Mus recital 2012

FREE - be on time
8.30pm Wed
20 June
Music Auditorium
WA Academy of Performing Arts
2 Bradford St
Mt Lawley
Classic Guitar Society recital Featuring music by Charlton, Thorlaksson, Augustin Barrios Mangore, Svoboda and many more. Sun 2.00 pm
June 24

$5 at the door
Maylands Yacht Club
8388 East Street
Maylands
6051
Jonathan Paget
Guitar
Preludes and trio for guitar, flute, cello
by
James Penberthy

with Bernie Barz, Liz Chee, Kathy Corecig, Sophie Curtis, Stephani Gooch, Pascal Whiting, David Wickham, Paul Wright [Sartory String Quartet]
James Penberthy was a prolific Australian composer, resident for a significant portion of his career in Perth, where he helped found the WA Ballet. Oddly enough, he composed several works for guitar, including these lovely preludes. This has been an interesting discovery. This concert will showcase a variety of his music for different instruments and feature some of Perth’s leading performers. 7.30pm Mon
June 18

Ticketsw $65/$58 at BOCS = 9484 1133
Perth Town Hall

City of Perth
Winter Arts Season
Bluff Knoll and other Australian Soundscapes
Jane Darcey
CD Launch


Live performance of solo and ensemble music which I have written now available on a CD
The music will be played by myself, two guitar ensembles made up of my students; The Helena College Guitar Quintet (HQ) and Synchronicity (formed from Suzuki students, now in Years 10 - 12). My son Beren Scott will be playing 2 cello and guitar duets, and the piano trio he plays in (The Aida Piano Trio) will be guest artists, playing Mendelssohn to finish the concert. The solo music is from about Gde 4 AMEB level, through to concert standard; the Ensemble music suitable for a Senior High Ensemble - my groups have played all of it between them. The style is eclectic - based in tonality with a touch of jazz, South America and Baroque (Pelicans in Flight is a fugato, and Waterlilies has a Baroque Adagio feel). I write some about feelings (Farewell), some dances (Dance Rondo, Vals Triste Rondo) and a lot about nature . They say that I can write "mind worms" - tunes that stick in the head. I think that some of this music could be useful repertoire to other guitar teachers and players, and some of it will be available as sheet music at the concert. I have had positive feedback from Tim Kain, Jonathan Paget, Paul Svoboda and Professor Tunley - and John Casey told Chris that he liked my Dance Rondo. John Ralph is using some of it with his ensembles. 3pm Sun
June 17

$18, $14 conc.(Guitar Society or Suzuki Member), $10 children
Kalamunda Performing Arts Centre
48 Canning Road
Kalamunda
6076
Spanish Impressions
Duncan Gardiner
with
Emily Clements (flute) and Irina Vasileva-Thoo (piano)

The music of Spain has an undeniably evocative essence about it whether it’s the fire of flamenco or the passion of folk and art song. Guitarist Duncan Gardiner together present you with a veritable feast of Spanish music in true tapas style!

Duncan Gardiner's web site
The French have been intrigued by exotic cultures for some time now, especially in the late 19th and early 20th centuries when they were positively obsessed with the sounds, flavours and expressions of Spanish music. Together they will perform dazzling operatic highlights from Bizet’s Carmen, impressions of a fragrant Andalucían night (Erik Marchelie), a touch of tango (okay, okay – we all know tango isn’t actually Spanish!) plus flamenco inspired works for guitar and piano. Coupled with a selection of more contemporary works you are invited to hear the sounds of Spain through the ears of the French!

NEWS FLASH!!! Student rush tickets can be obtained at the door 30 minutes before starting time for the bargain price of just $10. Plus, If you have a group of 6, you get one ticket FREE.
4.30pm Sun
June 17
Doors open at 4:00pm*
*Please be seated for the scheduled time with the performance starting within half an hour. The Bodhi Tree’s warm and friendly staff with offer you a delicious range of sweet and savoury snacks and light meals.

Tickets can be purchased from the Cappuccino Concerts website or at the door.
The Bodhi Tree Bookstore Café
416 Oxford St
Mt Hawthorn
(cnr Oxford St and Scarborough Beach Rd)
Claire Bonner
Of Love and Travel’ – 19th century guitar masterpieces by Mertz, Giuliani and Sor
ClaireBonner
Claire Bonner's web page
Classical guitarist and WAAPA graduate Claire Bonner presents an enchanting evening of 19th century masterworks at this special farewell fundraiser before she leaves for Italy to study at the prestigious International Academy of Music in Milan. Claire is one of only a handful of guitarists to perform exclusively on an authentic 19th century instrument, and has recently been accepted into the Academy’s 2 year Diploma in 19th Century Guitar – the world’s very first such course - taught by Maestri Claudio Maccari and Paolo Pugliese. Sunday’s concert will feature Johann Kasper Mertz’s stunning operatic fantasies on Verdi’s La Traviata and Rigoletto; Rossini’s Barber of Seville; and masterpieces by Mauro Giuliani and Fernando Sor. Proceeds will go towards Claire’s study costs in Italy. 5pm Sun
June 10

$20 at the door from 4.30pm
St Paul's
106 Rookwood St
Mt Lawley
Plucked Strings rtrfm 92.1
Broadcast with Graham
6 to 7pm Sun
June 10
On the radio RTRFM/92.1
Live stream on the internet = www.rtrfm.com.au
The Magic of The guitar

with conductor Mathew Laurenson
Featuring music by Charlton,Thorlaksson,Augustin Barrios Mangore,Svoboda and many more. There will also be performances by Waapa Students Daniel Christofferson(Semi finalist in the Adelaide Guitar Festival) and Christopher Kotchie. Jane Darcey and John Karrol will premier 'Light Rock' written by Jane Darcey. Sun 7.00 pm
June 10

$15 full
$10 conc.and CGSWA Members

Bookings: 9446 3343 or at the door
Fremantle Town Hall
8 William Street
Fremantle
Under a Southern Sky

Performed by WAAPA Guitar students and special guests, directed by Jonathan Paget
The classical guitar is experiencing a golden age in the Australian sub-continent, with an explosion of new works of outstanding beauty for solo guitar, and guitars in ensemble. From the landscapes of Westlake and Davidson, to the ambient works of Houghton, Charlton and Currie, there is an incomparable richness of new music both evocative and accessible. Join us in exploring the riches of the Australian Music Centre catalogue in this unique concert event. 7:30pm Thurs
3rd May

$24/$19
Bookings open Tues 10 April
Music Auditorium
WA Academy of Performing Arts
2 Bradford St
Mt Lawley
Grove Classics 2012
SPANISH IMPRESSIONS

Duncan Gardiner (guitar) and Emily Clements (flute) and Irina Vasileva (piano)


Duncan Gardiner's web site
This unique series of musical performances is intended to raise awareness of classical music and to bring professional classical music to more diverse and younger audiences while setting very high professional performance standards.
Grove Classics Concert Series 2012 will commence on Sunday 6th May 2012 in the state of the art innovative 'The Grove' Centre, one of WA’s most environmentally sustainable public buildings with an excellent acoustic space created in the library. The four Sunday afternoon concerts throughout May will feature some of Australia’s most talented musicians.
4,30pm Sun
May 20
Doors open at 4.15pm
To reserve your VIP complimentary tickets or for further information, please RSVP by e-mail to irina@cappuccino-concerts.com.au or by phone 0406 633 822

Tickets can be purchased from the Cappuccino Concerts website or at the door.
THE GROVE
Library and Community Centre
1 Leake St.
(corner of Stirling Hwy and Leake St)
PEPPERMINT GROVE
6011
The Guitar in Dance and Dream

Guitar Evenings
WAAPA Guitar Students


The guitar has always been intricately linked with dancing, but it also can express our most intimate desires and dreams. These ideas are explored in a kaleidoscope of guitar solos and chamber works
7.30pm Tues
May 29
Building 15(room 15.127 to be precise)
Kurungkurl Katijin Gallery Space
Edith Cowan University
Mt Lawley
[new building with bright yellow walls]
Tim Kain (Classical guitar)

Hale School Visiting Artists' Programme
Hale School Visiting Artists’ Programme 2012

A/Prof Timothy Kain is one of Australia’s leading instrumentalists and Head of the School of Music’s Guitar Area at ANU, internationally recognised as Australia’s foremost centre for guitar studies and performance. Widely renowned as a teacher, many of Tim’s pupils now have successful performing and teaching careers in their own right both nationally and internationally.
2.00pm Sat
21 April

Tickets $50/$40
Email Hale School
Ph 9347 9726
John Inverarity Music and Drama Centre
Hale School
Unwin Avenue
Wembley Downs
WA 6019
UWA Guitar Ensemble Thursdays Lunchtime Concert Series

Free lunch time event
1.10pm Thurs
19 April

Free event
Octagon Theatre
University of WA
Mounts Bay Road
Crawley
SAMUEL J DASS

International Indian Sitar Maestro


SAMUEL J DASS web page
Take a journey into the heart of Indian music with one of the world's greatest sitarists, Samuel Dass and his trio. Samuel has taken Indian classical music to the global stage, touring Asia, Europe and the US, and winning first place in seven categories in the World Performing Arts Championships. He is one of the most exciting players on the international sitar circuit and a multi-award winning musician and composer that has studied with some of India's great musicians. Experience an intimate evening of spellbinding ragas at Kulcha. 8pm Sat
April 21

$25/20/18
Bookings at KULCHA
Ph 9336 4544
or on-line
Kulcha Multicultural Arts of WA
KULCHA
1st floor
13 South Tce
Fremantle
(above Dome Cafe)
Charms of the Night
Duncan Gardiner and violinist Lena Bennett

serenades, sonatas and other charming gems for guitar and violin

Duncan Gardiner's web site
Often known as the Golden Age of the guitar the 19th century abounded with charming musical gems composed purposefully for the salon and were ideal for afternoon concerts and evening soirées. Classical guitarist Duncan Gardiner and violinist Lena Bennett present you with a selection of delightful works for guitar and violin.
The music is filled with all the romance, melody and melodrama that one would expect from opera – and indeed it is the style of bel canto, or beautiful voice – that inspired each of the works.
Presenting music of Paganini and Berlioz to works of lesser-known composers Molino (Italy), Aubery Du Boulley (France), Scheidler (Germany) and Mertz (Hungary), as well as some of Gardiner’s original works inspired by Tchaikovsky and Mozart, you will be taken on a trip to some of the most lavish salons and opera houses across Europe!
Sun April 15
Doors open at 3:00pm*
*Please be seated for the scheduled time with the performance starting within half an hour. The Bodhi Tree’s warm and friendly staff with offer you a delicious range of sweet and savoury snacks and light meals.

Tickets can be purchased from the Cappuccino Concerts website or at the door.
The Bodhi Tree Bookstore Café
416 Oxford St
Mt Hawthorn
(cnr Oxford St and Scarborough Beach Rd)
Claire Bonner
"Damsels in distress...and the Elixir of Love: Claire Bonner in Concert"
ClaireBonner
Claire Bonner's web page
A consumptive courtesan, storm-stranded lovers...and the Elixir of Love - a night at the opera...or a 19th century guitar recital?
Throw in a Grand Overture, a rare 1870s guitar, and some salacious salon gossip, and you have the makings of a musical evening fit for the finest of 19th century parlour gatherings.
Talented young Tasmanian guitarist and WAAPA graduate Claire Bonner presents an enchanting programme of 19th century salon favourites - including Mertz's stunning operatic fantasies on La Traviata and L'elisir d'Amore; and Giuliani's famous Grande Overture.
Claire is one of only a handful of guitarists to perform exclusively on an authentic 19th century instrument, and this will be one of her last performances in Australia before she moves to Milan later this year to pursue further study of the 19th century guitar repertoire.
7.30pm Tues
April 10

Tickets at the door:
$18/$15
St Paul's
106 Rookwood St
Mt Lawley
The Australian Guitar Duo
Rupert Boyd
&
Jacob Cordover


AUSTRALIAN TOUR

Australian Guitar Duo web page
Masterclass with AGD 10am-12pm
Sat Mar 31

Players $75
Observers: $10/$5/
free to CGSWA members & WAAPA students
Email inquiries to J Paget
Kurongkatil Katajin Gallery
Edith Cowan University
off Central Ave Mt Lawley (bright yellow building on North side of campus)
Recital in Perth
The Australian Guitar Duo is very pleased to announce the release of its debut CD Songs from the Forest. Recorded amidst wheat-fields just outside of London in August 2011, the disc contains works by Granados, Scarlatti, Falla, The Beatles, and the Australian composers Ross Edwards, Nigel Westlake and Phillip Houghton.
2pm Sat
Mar 31

Tickets: at the door
$20/15
North Perth Town Hall
View St
North Perth
ERROL H TOUT
&
SAM BLIGHT


Sam's web page

Errol's web page
Launch of 2 CDs
Great Big Guitars
&
The Boya House


A night of guitar virtuosity featuring the combined CD launches of two of WA's leading exponents of original instrumental guitar composition. Errol H Tout makes a rare return to public performance with the launch of his innovative new album Great Big Guitars. His 15th CD release features all instrumental music, some of which is solo acoustic, some electric and some electronic, exploring the ethereal places that other guitar music doesn't get to. Sam Blight's new album, "The Boya House" shows the influence of his involvement with Celtic music. He'll be joined on the night for several numbers by well-known local traditional Irish fiddle virtuoso, Rob Zielinski.
8pm Sat
Mar 31

$25/20/18
Bookings at KULCHA
Ph 9336 4544
or on-line
Kulcha Multicultural Arts of WA
KULCHA
1st floor
13 South Tce
Fremantle
(above Dome Cafe)
Pierre Bensusan

Bensusan's web page

Interview: Pierre Bensusan with Natalie Ong
Touring in March 2012 to Perth

2 concerts


French guitar virtuoso Pierre Bensusan makes a return visit to Australia, following the stunning success of his first in 2009.
8pm Tues
Mar 27

General admission
Table $30
Bar $25
The Ellington Jazz Club web site
The Ellington Jazz Club
191-193 Beaufort St
Perth
Ph 9228 1088
Wed
Mar 28

Gates open 6pm, show starts 7:15pm $29.00 or $30 on the door
Fremantle Arts Centre
1 Finnerty Street
Fremantle
6959
Ph 9432 9555
Chamber Jam at The Ellington
Claire Bonner

A night of chamber music in Perth like no other. Join some of Australia’s leading musicians in three outstanding ensembles performing in one of Perth’s newest, most intimate live music venues.
ClaireBonner10 (7K)
Claire Bonner's web page
Storm-stricken lovers; a monster-infested grotto; and a Grande Overture penned by a pimp – feel an opera company coming on? Or perhaps just a 19th century guitar (after all this is the cosy and intimate Ellington we’re talking about!)
Talented young Tasmanian guitarist and WAAPA graduate Claire Bonner returns once more to Chamber Jam at the Ellington, bringing her beloved 1870s guitar and a brand new collection of tunes and tales by guitar greats Mauro Giuliani and Ferdinand Carulli.
This will be one of Claire’s last performances in Perth before she moves to Milan later this year to pursue further study of the 19th century guitar repertoire and techniques.
Also on the programme are Citrine (Lara Vocisano and Bec Kossen), Perth’s newest Piano/Vocal Duo, specialising in Cocktail/Lounge and Cabaret; and the amazing Philip Everall on bass clarinet.
Doors at 7pm
First act 7.30pm
Mon Mar 26

$15 bar $20 tables
The Ellington Jazz Club
191-193 Beaufort St
Perth
Ph 9228 1088

The Ellington Jazz Club web site
KRZYSZTOF PIOTROWICZ



Krzysztof's web site
Krzysztof Piotrowicz (WA) is Australia’s pioneering Russian guitar performer playing virtuosic gypsy songs and Russian romances. Summa Musica (WA) present a program of a capella singing through the centuries

Courtyard Music webpage
Free event

2 - 4pm Sun
Mar 18
Fremantle Arts Centre
1 Finnerty Street
Fremantle
6959
Ph 9432 9555
Jonathan Paget and Craig Lake

CLASSICAL TUESDAYS
Free lunch time event
1.00pm Tues
Mar 13
Music Auditorium
WA Academy of Performing Arts
2 Bradford St
Mt Lawley
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