London, UK – Atlantic Waves, London International Festival of Exploratory Music, showcases the Portuguese guitar this year. Best known for accompanying fado, Portuguese guitar makes its UK debut in a leading role. Three of the most respected Portuguese guitar players, revered master António Chaínho, sophisticated innovator Custódio Castelo and young talent Ricardo Parreira demonstrate their variety of approaches to mastering the tear-shaped, 12-stringed instrument.
Atlantic Waves features 22 concerts in 8 days, with more than 70 artists from around the world, including Portugal, Brazil, Cape Verde, Angola, Israel, Lithuania, Estonia, Georgia, UK, France, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Finland, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland, USA, Canada, Japan and Australia.
Portuguese Guitar Masters:● António Chaínho uk premiere
● Custódio Castelo uk premiere
● Ricardo Parreira uk premiere
Friday 2 November 2007 ● 7.30pm ● £15
St. Giles Cripplegate, Fore Street, Barbican, London EC2
08700 600 100 ● www.ticketweb.co.uk
Atlantic Waves info:
T: 020 7908 7622
Author: World Music Central News Department
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