16 July 2017 – House Concert – Ziggy and Miles Johnston

Ziggy and Miles Johnston are brothers who share a deep passion for music and their instrument, the classical guitar. Following up from a recent concert at the Melbourne Recital Centre, they will present an evening filled with energy and expression that takes you on a journey through the world of Argentinian tangos and Cuban and Brazilian classical music. Through their guitar playing, the duo will capture the music of Astor Piazzolla, Sergio Assad, Leo Brouwer and Máximo Diego Pujol.

Limited seating for 50 guests in a lovely home with a performance space and comfortable seating.  The performance will begin at 6pm and will be followed by a dinner and drinks (provided) and a chance to mingle.
 Hosts Bill and Libby want to offer opportunities for Canberra audiences to share their passion for the classical guitar, its varied and interesting repertoire and for the very high level of talent present in the region.

Venue
17 Astelia Place
Rivett, ACT 2611

The residence is on a battle-axe block with limited parking.  Guests are advised to park on Cedrela Place and enter via a footpath at the front of the house.  (Map link).

Online bookings close pm 14 July to allow for catering planning. The music starts promptly at 6pm; please plan accordingly. Book online at https://www.trybooking.com/QGGL

Contact Details: Dan Sloss 0403 640 669 or Bill McIntyre 0407 930 717

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9 July 2017 – House Concert – Jesse Flowers

Jesse Flowers is an emerging talent amongst the next generation of classical guitarists. He completed his Bachelor of Music at the Australian National University in 2014 under Minh le Hoang and Timothy Kain. The internationally renowned composer Phillip Houghton remains an important mentor.

Born in Sydney in 1994, Jesse is the son of an Australian-Chinese father and a German mother. He recently completed an Artist’s Diploma with Tilman Hoppstock at the Akademie für Tonkunst Darmstadt, Germany, where he is currently based.

Limited seating for 50 guests in a lovely home with a performance space and comfortable seating.  The performance will begin at 6pm and will be followed by a dinner and drinks (provided) and a chance to mingle.

 Hosts Bill and Libby want to offer opportunities for Canberra audiences to share their passion for the classical guitar, its varied and interesting repertoire and for the very high level of talent present in the region.

Venue
17 Astelia Place
Rivett, ACT 2611

The residence is on a battle-axe block with limited parking.  Guests are advised to park on Cedrela Place and enter via a footpath at the front of the house.  (Map link).

Online bookings close pm 7 July to allow for catering planning. The music starts promptly at 6pm; please plan accordingly. Book online at https://www.trybooking.com/PUUZ

Contact Details: Dan Sloss  or Bill McIntyre 0407 930 717
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22 April 2017 – House Concert – Starry Night

In this exciting new collaboration, Sally Whitwell (Piano) and Matt Withers (Guitar) will enthral you with their captivating program – A Starry Night – at the next “House Concert” for classical guitar in Canberra hosted by Bill and Libby at their home in Rivett on Saturday, 22 April beginning at 6pm.
Featuring Nigel Westlake’s Jovian Moons and the world premier of a brand new work for the duo by Sally Whitwell herself, this will be an evening to remember.

Sally Whitwell is a dual ARIA Award Winner, composer, conductor, pianist and more with a brand new album due for release on ABC Classics this year. Matt Withers is a classical guitarist and teacher who has toured internationally and is a member of Australia’s premier guitar quartet Guitar Trek. Both share a passion for Australian music and enjoy bringing people together through music.

Limited seating for 50 guests in a lovely home with a performance space and comfortable seating.  The performance will begin at 6pm and will be followed by a dinner and drinks (provided) and a chance to mingle.

 Hosts Bill and Libby want to offer opportunities for Canberra audiences to share their passion for the classical guitar, its varied and interesting repertoire and for the very high level of talent present in the region.

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8 March 2017 – DUO MÖLLER-FRATICELLI

Canberra Classical Guitar Society is proud to present DUO MÖLLER-FRATICELLI on Wednesday, 8 March 2017 at Wesley Music Centre.

“The unique fusion of the Swedish perfection and the Argentinian passion”

Johannes Möller’s close collaboration with the Argentinean guitarist Laura Fraticelli has resulted in a unique form of musical expression. Their emotional playing style as well as their strong connection and stage presence make their performances unforgettable events.

Duo Möller-Fraticelli performed throughout Europe, North and South America as well as on radio and TV. The Duo have recently finished a recording with the works of Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806-1856) for the Naxos label.

Additionally to the works of Mertz their repertoire includes Argentinean tangos as well as their own compositions.

Venue: Wesley Music Centre

Start time: 7:30PM
CONTACT DETAILS: Dan Sloss – 0403 640 669 or email canberraguitar@gmail.com

Photo credit – Glenn Cornelisse

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26 November – House Concert – Kunda & MacCallion

Canberra Classical Guitar Society “House Concert” for classical guitar in Canberra hosted by Bill and Libby at their home in Rivett will feature Bradley Kunda and Rebecca MacCallion in performance on Saturday, 26 November starting at 6pm.
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“The tone of the Spanish Guitar is esteemed the most complete accompaniment to the female voice, and is capable of producing all the desired beauties of harmony” (Francesco Chabran, London 1795).
 

Soprano Rebecca MacCallion and guitarist/composer Bradley Kunda present an exclusive preview of highlights from their forthcoming CD (release date April ’17). Revel in age-old poems of folk life and love in the iconic songs of Ravel and Rodrigo, and re-discover the poetry of Henry Lawson in Kunda’s latest work on restless love and loss in the Australian bush.

Limited seating for 50 guests in a lovely home with a performance space and comfortable seating.  The performance will begin at 6pm and will be followed by a dinner and drinks (provided) and a chance to mingle.

 Hosts Bill and Libby want to offer opportunities for Canberra audiences to share their passion for the classical guitar, its varied and interesting repertoire and for the very high level of talent present in the region.

Book online – click here

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14 October House Concert – Jacob Cordover

Canberra Classical Guitar Society “House Concert” for classical guitar in Canberra hosted by Bill and Libby at their home in Rivett will feature Jacob Cordover in performance on Friday, 14 October starting at 7pm.

jacob-cordover-1Internationally renowned classical guitarist Jacob Cordover returns to Australia for a CD Release Tour celebrating his latest release Expresivo – an album that showcases the most well-loved music for the classical guitar including inspirational, evocative and passionate music from Spain and Latin-America.

Limited seating for 50 guests in a lovely home with a performance space and comfortable seating.  The performance will begin at 7pm and will be followed by a dinner and drinks (provided) and a chance to mingle.

 Hosts Bill and Libby want to offer opportunities for Canberra audiences to share their passion for the classical guitar, its varied and interesting repertoire and for the very high level of talent present in the region.

Book online – click here

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Duo Amythis at Wesley on 13 August

Thursday 13 August 7.30pm “The Journey – Duo Amythis in Concert”. Véronique van Duurling and Harold Gretton (guitars), performing works by Manuel De Falla, Isaac Albéniz, Percy Grainger, PhillipHoughton, Johannes Möller, and Dusan Bogdanovic. Tickets at the door. Adult $30, concession $25, full-time student $15, children under 12 free. Enquiries: harold.gretton@gmail.composter-Wesley-lowQuality

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Minh Le Hoang solo house concert – 18 January

l_d29eb5b908c81f25892c2fcd13983408The inaugural Canberra Classical Guitar Society “house concert” for classical guitar in Canberra hosted by Bill and Libby at their home in Rivett will feature Minh Le Hoang in a solo performance.

Limited seating for 45 guests in a lovely home with a performance space and comfortable seating.  No charge for admission but bookings necessary.  Please BYO drinks and a plate to share after the performance which will begin at 6pm.  The performance will be followed by a light supper and a chance to mingle.

Hosts Bill and Libby want to offer opportunities for Canberra audiences to share their passion for the classical guitar, its varied and interesting repertiore and for the very high level of talent present in the region.

Book online.  See the link below for more details.

http://www.trybooking.com/GOGS

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Johannes Möller in Concert – 26 July

jmoller2990bCanberra Classical Guitar Society is proud to present Swedish guitarist and composer Johannes Möller who has captivated audiences throughout the world with charismatic and soulful performances. In 2010 he was awarded first prize in the GFA Concert Artist Competition, considered by many to be the most prestigious guitar competition in the world. Adult $30, Senior & CCGS member $25, Student $20, Child under 12 $5, Family $60 (2 adults, 2 children).  More info at johannesmoller.com, on Facebook, or by calling 0403 640 669.  Tickets at the door or online at http://www.trybooking.com/FBTX

Where: Wesley Music Centre, 20 National Circuit, Forrest ACT

When: Saturday, 26 July 2014, 7:30pm

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Bradley Kunda “In the Woods” CD release concert -14 June

Kunda-InTheWoods-Cover-RGBInternational prize-winning guitarist Bradley Kunda launches his debut solo release on Soundset Recordings with a special concert at the Wesley Music Centre on 14 June.

IN THE WOODS CD LAUNCH
Bradley Kunda, guitar | John Gould, viola | Rebecca MacCallion, soprano
When:  Saturday 14 June 2014 | 7:30pm
Where:  Wesley Music Centre, Forrest
Tickets:  $30 | $25 concession & Canberra Classical Guitar Society Members | $20 full-time students
Interviews and further information: kunda.bradley@gmail.com
0434 560 019

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