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Composer: Brouwer, Leo (b. 1939)

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Year of birth1939
NationalityCuba
Period20th century
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LondonNocturnal: Variations and metamorphoses – Christoph Denoth

© Benjamin Ealovega
Dowland, Britten, Weiss, Goss, Giuliani, Piazzolla, de Falla, Brouwer
Christoph Denoth, Guitar
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Lammermuir Festival: Maxwell String Quartet and guitarist Allan Neave

©  Maxwell String Quartet
There’s nothing like a festival coming to your neighbourhood to highlight gaps in local knowledge. Despite having grown up 12 miles from Dunbar, I’d never spotted, far less entered, St Anne’s Episcopal Church. It is a gem of a place with a superb chamber music acoustic.
****1
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Kings of the Dance Reign at New York City Center

Kings of the Dance, Opus 3  ©  Gene Schiavone
The Kings of the Dance program offers audiences a unique experience: a chance to see the top men in ballet letting it all out on one stage. This year, Opus 3 maintained the program’s reputation at New York City Center.
****1
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John Williams at St George's Bristol

It is quite a daunting task to assess the performance of someone like John Williams. Certainly one of the finest and most famous living classical guitarists in the world, he seems something of a colossus of the instrument. Yet the manner he exuded as he entered the stage of St. George’s was of understated familiarity.
*****
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Review Wigmore Hall: John Williams

Kathy Panama

In a recent interview, BBC Radio 3 Controller Roger Wright was asked "What music would you want played at your funeral?" His reply: "Spanish guitar music, because I wouldn’t be there to hear it. If you ask my colleagues they’d say Spanish guitar music is one of my blind spots."

Full marks to Wright for laying his cards on the table, perhaps. But how common, how deep-seated are such sentiments in the British classical music community?