Interactions between band members are a highlight, members turning deferentially to watch the man in the periodic spot light of a solo but then also at times engaging in pairs in either rhythmical partnering or feverish dueling of their instruments. The ability to combine so coherently and with such sparkle and brilliance these five stringed forces is often breath taking. 4K
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Following the success of his first Festival in 2010, Artistic Director Slava Grigoryan has again hit a top note with the 2012 Adelaide International Guitar Festival blitzing the previous Festival’s box office record by more than 25 per cent.
Quintette was a spectacular concluding performance to the Adelaide International Guitar Festival, a unique opportunity to see our own celebrated Australian String Quartet perform with a line-up of stellar international guitarists.
The overall effect saw the audience being led away into a timeless world where now and again the hairs bristled on the back of the neck as the audience hung onto every note and every audible meaning regardless of the language barrier.
A throng of the globe’s leading guitarists are descending upon Adelaide this week, in a fitting homage to the world’s most popular instrument at the 2012 Adelaide International Guitar Festival. See post for details and link to interview with Slava Grigoryan.
In a fitting homage to the world’s most popular instrument, the 2012 Adelaide International Guitar Festival will run over four consecutive jam-packed days from 9 to 12 August, boasting 88 musicians – some of the world’s leading guitarists – across 42 events. See post for details.
After its tremendous success in 2010 the International Classical Guitar Competition returns and is open for applications from 2 January, 2012. Emerging players compete for a share of total prizes to the value of $31,000, making it one of the most prestigious guitar competitions in the world.