featuring David Russell, the Final of London International Guitar Competition, and 2018 winner Emmanuel Sowicz
Final of the London International Guitar Competition (LIGC)
Tickets: (included in price of the evening concert or as separate ticket £4.50)
Emmanuel Sowicz Concert – 2018 winner
A 30-minute performance by Chilean guitarist Emmanuel Sowicz, the outstanding winner of London International Guitar Competition 2018.
Programme will include the world premiere of Juan Antonio Sánchez’s Chilean Fantasy on Traditional English Melodies (2019) written for Emmanuel Sowicz. This is made possible through the generous support of the Anglo Chilean Society.
Tickets: (included in price of the evening concert or as separate ticket £6.50)
The concert will conclude with a performance of one of the greatest guitarists in the world, the amazing David Russell
Flamenco Guitar Masterclass with Bettina Flater
Bettina Flater is one of very few female flamenco guitarists in the world and works with the Spanish flamenco elite. She is a strong woman who has succeeded in a male-dominated and traditionalist Spanish environment, despite the fact that she is a blond foreign woman in Spain.
Young Artist Platform (YAP)
Come and hear the future stars of the guitar, IGF’s YAP presents the very best of young international talent.
YAP offers much needed opportunities for young guitarists in the early stages of their careers. Audition winners are offered concerts at all of IGF’s festivals that year, including London Guitar Festival as well as workshops and mentoring.
Part of INSPIRE IGNITE INVENT
IGF’s programme for new guitar music, new players and new audiences.
New commissions by Errollyn Wallen, Laura Snowden, Gabriel Jackson and Howard Skempton.
ASPIRE Stage – UK Conservatoires present
Students from the four leading London conservatoires will present chamber music with guitars.
Kings Place: 90 York Way, London N1 9AG
Friday 25 October
with Antonia Jimenez, Afra Rubino and Bettina Flater – flamenco guitar soloists
with Alicia Morales, voice, and Nasrine Rahmani, percussion