5:00 PM17:00

Adelaide Guitar Festival with the Australian String Quartet


Opened by the 2016 Adelaide Guitar Festival Orchestra. Intimate and glorious combination of guitar and strings.

The Australian String Quartet joins Adelaide Guitar Festival Artistic Director Slava Grigoryan, Austrian composer Wolfgang Muthspiel and Australian doyen Karin Schaupp in an exquisite salon performance featuring rarely performed chamber works for guitar and strings. The concert opens with the stunning spectacle of the 2016 Adelaide Guitar Festival Orchestra, an ensemble of 80 young and emerging players formed especially for the Festival led by charismatic director Dr Paul Svoboda and leading composer Richard Charlton.

Migration by Ralph Towner – Slava Grigoryan
Quartet in D major, Op. 2, No. 2 by Joseph Haydn – Karin Schaupp
Flexible Sky by Wolfgang Muthspiel – Wolfgang Muthspiel

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7:00 PM19:00

Adelaide Guitar Festival Symphony Gala

This concert commences with Rodrigo’s festive Concierto Andaluz for four guitars, featuring Australian soloists Karin Schaupp, Alex Tsiboulski, Leonard Grigoryan and Ken Murray.

Full Programme:
Joaquín Rodrigo - Concierto Andaluz
Leo Brouwer - New Work, World Premiere
Maurice Ravel - Mother Goose
Andrew Ford – Raga, World Premiere


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