VI Madrid International Guitar Festival

Leo Brouwer

This edition, which will be held from May 24 to June 21, will be dedicated to the composer and guitarist Leo Brouwer on his 85th birthday.

He Madrid International Guitar Festival will celebrate between May 24 and June 21 its sixth editionwhich will be dedicated to the figure of the composer and guitarist Leo Brouwer on its 85th anniversary. Among other activities, his works will appear in the program of each concert, in addition to awarding a prize for the best interpretation of his pieces in the Professional category of the Competition.

Under the direction of the guitarist Laura Verdugo del Reythe activities have been programmed around four groups: the concerts, the course, the training and projection of young performers and the Guitar Fair.

The concerts

The concerts will be held in different locations. The Federico García Lorca Cultural Center of Rivas Vaciamadrid will receive Junhong Kuang (May 24) and Álvaro Toscano and Mateo Camisassa (25 of May).

The Antonio Machado Cultural Center in Madrid will witness the recitals of Yun Duan and Erika Takada (May 31) and Yhael May (June 16).

Anabel Montesinos (June 19) and Miguel Trapaga (June 20) they will offer their concerts at the Ateneo de Madrid, and the National Music Auditorium will open for David Russell (June 8) and the piano and guitar duo of Isabel Dobarro and Aniello Desiderio (June, 15).

Young performers

The training offer will combine two proposals: master classes and the contestwhich will be held at the Antonio Machado Cultural Center.

From June 6 to 21, David Russell and Anabel Montesinos They will help the young promises with their knowledge and experience.

From June 6 to 9, the Madrid International Guitar Competitionwith the support of Leona Casein two categories, Professional and Youth.

In addition, this year the Beginners Orchestra FIGUIMfor young students, under the direction of the guitarist and singer Yhael May.

The Guitar Fair

The Guitar Fair will take place at the Antonio Machado Cultural Center on June 8 and 9. Guitar makers from all over Spain will gather to show their work and the new advances in the manufacture of the instrument. Elena Ortega She will be in charge of the guitar test on June 8.

 
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