Styles Classical Guitar Duos
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Classical guitar duo based in London - available for concerts, weddings, functions etc.
This duo is comprised prize-winning graduates of the Royal College of Music. The Duo have played at the Houses of Parliament, the Oval, Kew Gardens, the Victoria and Albert Museum, Blackheath Halls and the National Gallery amongst other venues.
Their repertoire spans the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic and twentieth/ twenty-first-century periods and includes an extensive collection of South American and Spanish music.
He was born in 1978 in Bangor, North Wales and began playing the guitar at the age of 10. In 2000 he graduated with first Class Honours from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music where he studied with Allan Neave. In 2004 he completed an MMus at the Royal College of Music, London studying guitar with Gary Ryan and lute with Jakob Lindberg. Since college, he has been busy performing a wide range of music on guitar, lute and electric guitar. Performances include the Vivaldi double guitar concerto with Slava Grigoryan and the Orchestra of St John Smith's Square in Edinburgh; the Concierto de Aranjuez at the Ulster Hall, Belfast; a featured concert at the Dundee Guitar Festival and 2nd prize at the International Guitar Competition there, as well as recent concerts in Germany and San Francisco. He regularly performs solo, as one half of the "Albach Guitar Duo" and is a member of the contemporary music group "Rarescale"
She was born in 1978 in London and began playing the guitar when she was 6, taught by her parents. She studied at the Purcell School of Music where she was a scholar under the Music and Ballet Schools Scheme and at the Royal College of Music where she was a Foundation Scholar. Her career has taken her to concert halls and festivals all over the world, including the Wigmore Hall, Buckingham Palace, London's South Bank Centre, St George's Bristol, festivals in New York, Italy, France, Germany, Denmark and Hungary, and she has appeared on BBC 1, BBC 3, BBC Radio 3, and Classic FM. She is a member of the Appassionata trio with Hayley Savage and Amanda Cook and has recorded two CDs with the trio: Let Go (BGS 111) and Watersmeet (Cadenza Music CACD 0603)
The Queen’s Goodnight Thomas Robinson
Flat Pavin and Galliard John Johnson
Cancion Del Emerador Luys de Narvaez
Three Dances from Terpsichore:
Ballet, La Volta, La Bourree Praetorius
A Toye for Two Lutes Thomas Robinson
Sonatas K13 and K162 Scarlatti
Concerto in D for Lute RV93 Vivaldi
Concerto in G for 2 Mandolins Vivaldi
Arrangements from the Four Seasons Vivaldi
Dido’s Lament H. Purcell
Rondeau from the Fairie Queen H. Purcell
Sheep May Safely Graze J.S. Bach
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring J.S. Bach
Air on the G String J.S. Bach
The Harmonious Blacksmith Handel
L’Encouragement Fernando Sor
6 Duets op. 34 Carrulli
Prelude and Fugue in E Major Tedesco
Sonata in D C. G. Scheidler
Moment Musical Schubert
Fur Elise Beethoven
Rondo Alla Turca Mozart
Aria from Don Giovanni Mozart
Clair de Lune Claude Debussy
Beau Soir Claude Debussy
La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin Claude Debussy
Dolly Suite Faure
Over 40 traditional song arrangements from Peru, Brazil, Bolivia, Mexico, Argentina,
Columbia and Chile.