Guitar, the Heart of Spain – Michael Christian Durrant (Classical Guitar) and Samuel Moore (Flamenco Guitar)


23rd Sep 2017 7.30pm - 23rd Sep 2017 Event Type: Concert

Join Michael Christian Durrant as he returns to Winchester Cathedral for a very special and highly anticipated concert performance on Saturday 23rd September 2017. Entitled Guitarra, el Corazón de Espana (Guitar, the Heart of Spain), this fascinating programme will see Durrant joined by the flamenco guitarist Samuel Moore and the Winchester Cathedral Chamber Choir directed by George Castle in what promises to be an unforgettable evening.

Drawing inspiration from the rich artistic heritage and passionate musical traditions of Spain, this special programme includes a performance of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s evocative setting of Federico García Lorca’s Romancero Gitano, Op. 152 for guitar and choir alongside a series of solo and duet performances by Durrant and Moore.

Tickets are priced: £39.50 (including a champagne reception), £15 and £12.50 and are from the Cathedral Box Office on 01962 857 275.


A rising star of the classical guitar” – BBC Radio

Having established himself as one of the UK’s finest and most creative young classical guitarists, Michael Christian Durrant is fast emerging as one of the most exciting instrumentalists of the current generation.

He continues to perform all over the world and is recognised for presenting beautifully varied concert programmes, his captivating stage presence and his ability to summon forth a huge variety of tone colours on his special handmade instrument.


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