The Australian Guitar Duo – Australia’s pre-eminent classical guitar duo, New York-based Rupert Boyd and Barcelona-based Jacob Cordover, will be making their only appearance in Canberra as part of an Australia-wide CD Release Tour. The program will include pieces from their debut CD “Songs from the Forest” recorded in the UK in late 2011 including works by Granados, Falla, Lennon/McCartney, Scarlatti, Houghton, Westlake and Edwards.
When: Saturday, 24 March 7:30pm
Where: Wesley Music Centre – Forrest, ACT.
Tickets at the door: Adults $25, Concession $20, students/children $10.
Info at http://www.australianguitarduo.com. Enquiries firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Australian Guitar Duo is becoming recognised as one of the most dynamic and exciting guitar ensembles. The duo has performed throughout the world, including at the New York Guitar Duo Festival in New York City, Project Cancion Española in Spain, Festival de Musique Classique in France, Meadowlark Music Festival in Nebraska and numerous major cities throughout their native Australia.
The Duo is planning an Australia tour in 2012, including a concert in Canberra on 24 March at Wesley Music Centre.
“Australian compositions played by top-flight musicians”
– The Village Voice, NSW
Performing a mixture of contemporary Australian compositions and standard works from the guitar duo repertoire, The Australian Guitar Duo consists of Rupert Boyd and Jacob Cordover, both respected soloists in their own right. They met and formed as a duo in the year 2000 while undertaking studies at the Australian National University School of Music, where they studied with renowned Australian guitarist Timothy Kain.
The Australian Guitar Duo has been broadcast on radio stations throughout Australia and the United States and was a prize winner of the chamber music division of the Australian Guitar Competition. Mr. Boyd and Mr. Cordover both play hand-made Australian guitars, and will be releasing their debut recording in early 2012.