15-17
 July
The Concerts

The Big Summer Night of the Guitar Featuring Antonia JimÉnez, Jule Malischke and Haringey Guitars

Fri 15 July
Hall One, Kings Place, London

Part of ‘La Leona, women and the guitar’, this event presented by the IGF features the excellent guitar groups of Haringey Guitars performing with guests Antonia Jiménez, one of the foremost women flamenco guitarists in the world, and the charismatic German guitarist Jule Malischke.

6.00pm
HARINGEY GUITARS

London’s Haringey Music Hub is unique in placing the guitar at the heart of its work which is why it’s a natural partner for IGF’s outreach work with children and young adults.

Tonight’s concert features the excellent guitar groups of Haringey Guitars performing with guests Antonia Jiménez and Jule Malischke. (we offer a special separate price of £5 for this part of the evening).

8.00pm-10.00PM

ANTONIA JIMÉNEZ, flamenco guitar with support from songwriter and guitarist JULE MALISCHE.

Antonia Jiménez is the foremost women flamenco guitarist in the world. Flamenco guitar was for a long time the most male dominated form of guitar playing but this has changed very much in recent years. Antonia is a pioneer. She has led the field of flamenco women players for the past 30 years touring all over the globe as a soloist and accompanist of top flamenco singers and dancers.

The moment Jule Malischke walks out on stage, audiences are immediately captivated by her genuine and vibrant charisma, and they will follow her down any road she leads them with her warm and beautiful voice and exceptional guitar playing.
She presents her songs passionately and poetically, songs which tell us stories about personal encounters, great joy, aspirations and disappointments, reflecting life with all its yearnings, hopes and dreams.
This concert is part of La Leona, women and the guitar.

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David Russell

Sat 16 July – 7.30pm
Hall One, Kings Place, London

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 rare chance to see the world’s foremost classical guitarist in concert.

Programme includes work by Jacques de Saint-Luc, JS Bach, Luigi Regondi and Stephen Goss’s Cantigas de Santiago.

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Stochelo Rosenberg Trio

Sat 16 July – 7.30pm
Hall Two, Kings Place, London

Without doubt  the most celebrated gypsy jazz guitarist since Django Reinhardt and arguably the finest jazz guitarist in Europe right now, the Dutch Sinti Gypsy Stochelo Rosenberg has performed at the world’s major jazz festivals such as the Montreal Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz, the Django Reinhardt Festival in Samois, Jazz In Marciac, Jazz à Vienna and in the world’s most famous venues including Carnegie Hall in New York and the Rose Bowl in Los Angeles.

He has released 26 albums to date and amongst his many career highlights he counts performing and recording extensively with the great Stéphane Grappeli who commented on Stochelo’s playing as ‘absolutely the best…’. Another high was his recent commission to provide the soundtrack for the French blockbuster movie Django, a film about the legendary guitarist’s life and music.

The Stochelo Rosenberg Trio features the British guitar virtuoso and master accompanist Chris Quinn and the leading Dutch double bassist Arnoud Vandenberg.
Together they are considered to be one of the best and tightest rhythm sections in the business.

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Rafael Aguirre

Sun 17 July – 7.30pm
Hall Two, Kings Place, London

Rafael Aguirre is an internationally acclaimed guitarist whose deep understanding of music, dazzling virtuosity and immensely diverse repertoire has taken him to 35 countries. The beginning of his extraordinary career was marked by winning thirteen first prizes at international competitions (including the Tárrega Competition and Pro Musicis, New York). He is one of the most celebrated guitarists worldwide as well as an excellent and patient teacher. This is a not to be missed opportunity to hear this extraordinary guitarist in a solo recital and to attend his masterclasses.

‘An outstanding player with unquestionable technique, Mr. Aguirre showed an especially rare gift to make the guitar sing’
New York Concert Review Inc.

‘Deep understanding of music, dazzling virtuosity and an immense wide-ranging repertoire characterize Rafael Aguirre as one of the most versatile guitarists of his time’
Internationale Guitarrenfestspiele Nürtingen

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The Courses

Jazz Course with
Stochelo Rosenberg

Sat-Sun 16-17 July
10:00am-5:00pm
Kings Place, London

Gypsy Jazz virtuoso Stochelo Rosenberg is a legend, who very rarely teaches. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to study with him on a two day course at Kings Place, a superb venue in the heart of London’s most exciting and fast growing area, a stone’s throw from the EuroTunnel terminal at St Pancras.

Stochelo is assisted by Chris Quinn, who is a highly experienced teacher and acoustic guitar wizard in his own right.

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Classical Masterclasses with
Rafael Aguirre

Sat 16 July
9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Kings Place, London

Rafael Aguirre is one of the very best young guitarists in the world today, mesmerising audiences worldwide with his astonishing virtuosity and musicality. A sensational success at the most prestigious international guitar competitions around the world winning a stunning 13 First Prizes, he is one of the most technically gifted guitarists alive today. This is a rare opportunity to study with one of the most celebrated guitarists worldwide who is also an excellent and patient teacher.

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Classical Masterclasses with
David Russell

Sun 17 July
9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Kings Place, London

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.
David is also a much sought after teacher, famous for his patience, friendly approach and ability to give students of every level an invaluable experience transforming their playing.

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