Vida Guitar Quartet
Start Date : February 9, 2013
End Date : February 10, 2013
Time : Saturday 7:30 pm
Sunday 7:30 pm
Manuel de Falla The Miller’s Dance
Malcolm Arnold English Dances
David Crittenden A Scottish Fantasy
George Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
The VIDA Guitar Quartet brings together four British guitarists of exceptional ability and virtuosity. The quartet is rapidly gaining a reputation as one of the world’s most exciting guitar ensembles. Highly sought-after as festival artists throughout the UK and Europe, in 2011 VIDA made successful US débuts in New York City and Los Angeles.
Mark Eden and Christopher Stell are well known as the Eden Stell Guitar Duo, called “one of the greatest duos of their generation” by Classical Guitar Magazine. They have recorded eight CDs and performed in over 20 countries. The duo are the only guitarists since Julian Bream to receive an “Editor's Choice” in Gramophone Magazine. Mark Ashford is an internationally renowned performer and teacher. He has performed as soloist at major concert halls including Wigmore Hall, Purcell Room, Bridgewater Hall, Queens Hall (Edinburgh), St George's Bristol and the Guildhall London. Mark's latest solo CD is of Rodrigo's “Concierto de Aranjuez” with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Helen Sanderson’s career has included concerts at major festivals and venues including the Purcell Room, St Martin-in-the-Fields, Barbican Hall, the Academy of Arts (Berlin), Helen is the founder and director of the World Youth Guitar Festival, Europe's largest residential festival for young classical guitarists.
Tickets are $45.