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X International Course - José María Gallardo del Rey


X International Course of Technique and Performance for guitar

The Spanish Guitar


José María Gallardo del Rey


As a mature artist with a profound affinity for all aspects of the guitar, he has become a leading authority on the instrument among conductors and players alike, and a soloist in great demand by orchestras throughout the world.


International venues in which he has performed as soloist, composer, conductor or chamber musician include Carnegie Hall, Tokyo Opera House, Vienna Konzerthaus, Théatre de Champs Elysées and Opéra Comique in Paris, Bucharest Athenaeum, Walt Disney Auditorium in Los Angeles, Sadlers Wells and Cadogan Hall in London, Auditorio Nacional de Madrid, Palau de la Musica de Valencia, Seoul Concert Hall, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Osaka Concert Hall and Auditorio di Roma.


His interpretative classes have been in great demand in the world's principal conservatories and universities, and centers like UIMP de Santander, "Project Canción Española" in Granada , Mannes Conservatory of Music in New York and Northridge University in Los Angeles are among his regular master class venues.




Content of the course:


Music fundamentals for guitarists

How to play pieces of different times and styles

Techniques and methods of study

Behavior at stage

Concentration and relax

Playing by heart. Study methods

The recital

The concert with orchestra

The guitar and the chamber music

The guitar and the voice

The guitar at the recording studio

Technique and performance of the Spanish guitar

Interrelation between Flamenco and Classical guitar

The Spanish nationalism and its flamenco basis

Transcription: fundamental principles

The soloist. Relationship with the concert world


Dates:                                  29th of June - 3rd of July

Participants types:            Active and Listeners

Schedule:                           10:30h - 14:00h

Address:                              Guitarras de Luthier

Price:                                    250 € Actives / 125 € Listeners

Language:                           Spanish and English

DIPLOMA:                            At the end of the course it will be given a Diploma certifying the classes.


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