GC Ep21: Manuel Barrueco Interview

Manuel Barrueco is a living legend of the classical guitar. For the past three decades has been at the forefront of classical guitar performance touring, recording, commissioning works and transcribing music for the guitar. He has also mentored a number of highly successful young guitar talents where he teaches at Peabody Institute in Baltimore.  …

GC 20: Interview with Duo Vela with Daniel and Marla Nistico

My guests today are a husband and wife duo Daniel and Marla Nistico. They form a flute and guitar duo called Duo Vela.

Duo Vela performs enchanting music from across the seas, giving audiences a taste of the sounds, rhythms and cultures of different lands. Formed in 2014, the duo has brought their exciting programs to venues in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and China.

GC 19: Andrew York Interview

Andrew York is a world renowned classical guitarist and composer. Over the past 30 years he has recorded numerous ground breaing solo albums and was also a founding member for the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet. His compositions which are rich in folk, jazz and ancient influences a have been recorded by many notable guitarists including John Williams and Christopher Parkening. He continues to tour internationally performing his compositions and taking masterclasses and forming various collaborations.

GC 18: Lucas Michailidis talks about The Melbourne Guitar Lab

Melbourne based guitarist and composer Lucas Michailidis joins me today to chat about a workshop series he is curating called the Melbourne Guitar Lab.

Lucas has performed both locally and internationally in a career spanning 20 year, he is signed to Candy Rat records and his performances and compositions have won many accolades.

GC 17: Ben Dix and Dan McKay from Melbourne Guitar Quartet

The Melbourne Guitar Quartet is one of Australia’s leading guitar quartets having performed for over 10 years. Their mission is to cultivate new works for the chamber guitar and to bring this medium to new audiences,

GC 16: Jason Vieaux Interview

Classical guitarist Jason Vieaux has been on the world stage for the past three decades. His busy schedule of touring schedule includes solo concerts and many chamber collaborations with quartets, harpists and accordionists. He co-founded the guitar department at  The Curtis Institute of Music and last year won a Grammy for best solo classical recording.…

GC 15: Yuri Liberzon Interview

On this episode of Guitar Conversations I interview guitarist Yuri Liberzon. He is a graduate of Peabody Institute and Yale University having studied with Manuel Barrueco and Benjamin Verdery. Yuri has recently released his first solo CD called Ascension. We talk about his new release and his journey so far in the world of classical…