International Guitar Festival of Puy-l'Évêque
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From 24 to 27 July 2019
Wednesday 24th july - 21h
From John Dowland to Olivier Bensa's own compositions. "This combination of two top rate guitarists and a voice of a purity like no other creates a truly unique duo". Arnaud Dumond.
Argentinian guitarist of international renown, appearing in Europe, USA and South America, whilst also teaching at Musikhochschule of Koln. A good friend of Astor Piazzolla, who wrote his famous 'Five pieces for Guitar' for Aussel in 1981. His repertoire is wide-ranging, with a keen interest in 20th century music, having collaborated with several composers. "A player of extraordinary technical refinement and coloristic resource..." New York Times.
Thursday 25th july - 21h
Winning first prize at the Petits Mains Symphonique competition at the age of 9, and several more since then, Cassie Martin now has the stuff of greatness at the age of 17. She presents us with an eclectic choice of music with majesty and generosity.
Pedro Soler & Gaspar Claus
Both out of the normal run of musicians, Pedro Soler one of the most celebrated flamenco guitar players in the world today, and Gaspar Claus (his son), a vibrant improvising, even unhindered cello player, take us into a world of ancestral melodies, sinuousness and sonority, gentleness and chaos, a world from which we cannot emerge unchanged..
Friday 26th july - 21h
Tango Duo Tierra del Fuego
Nora Buschmann is German born but manages to unite most diverse musical traditions, having studied and worked in Greece, Argentina and elsewhere. She has been working with Argentinian Augustin Luna since 2016, playing their own arrangements of Argentinian folk music and tangos, and with the wonderful capacity to make people feel happy.