Category: Reviews

Guest Review – Gohar Vardanyan 0

Guest Review – Gohar Vardanyan

Review of Gohar Vardanyan, Marian Chapel, Saturday, February 2, 2013 By Roy E. Whitman Evocative and passionate, Armenian-born classical guitarist, Gohar Vardanyan gave a performance that was both colorful and colloquial and layered with...

Vladimir Gorbach in Pennsylvania 0

Vladimir Gorbach in Pennsylvania

Russian-born classical guitarist, Vladimir Gorbach, thrilled a Scranton, Pennsylvania audience with pieces from his CD fresh on the heels of his winning the Guitar Foundation of America competition in 2011. The operatic-like “Rondoletto, Opus...

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The Virtuoso Guitarist – By Matt Palmer

I first met Matt Palmer at the Koblenz festival in 2005 and I observed a steady flow of guitarists approaching him asking for a demonstration of his astounding technique. Apart from his innate musicality...

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Milos Karadaglic – Review

Concert review, June 21 Le Poisson Rouge, New York Milos Karadaglic, a 27 year old musician from Montenegro, has recently taken quite an extraordinary path for a classical guitarist. Signed by Deutsche Grammophon, Milos...

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CD Review – Filomena Moretti

CD – Jeux Interdits & other famous guitar encores Transart TR168 Artist – Filomena Moretti Reviewing recordings is easiest when they aren’t very good.  I mean, it’s easier to be critical, right?  People have...

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CD Review – ChromaDuo: Hidden Waters

Tracy Anne Smith and Rob MacDonald The Raw and the Cooked (Le Cru et le Cuit) – Stephen Goss Still the Sea – Stephen Goss Adagio and Fugue – Christopher William Pierce Three Pieces...

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CD Review – The Guitar Music of Karl Korte

CD – The Guitar Music of Karl Korte Centaur CRC 3059 Artist – Duo46, violin and guitar How do you put into words what is essentially a “stream of consciousness” experience and capture the...

Accord Case Review 2

Accord Case Review

Beautiful, strong, and damn expensive. The accord cases have been around for some time now and they have done well to establish a reputation for making quality carbon fiber cases for a range of...

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Cordoba Guitar Festival

This year marked the 30th anniversary for the Festival de la Guitarra de Cordoba. With more than 30 performances over a range of styles, classes in a variety of genres and multiple performance venues,...