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11.01.2016 12:42 Age: 2 yrs

The World of Guitar – Global Guitar Ismo Eskelinen

Ismo Eskelinen’s concert series takes place in Verkatehdas, Hämeenlinna in 2016.

”The World of Guitar – Global Guitar” is a brand new concert series planned by guitarist Ismo Eskelinen. The four concerts will take place in Verkatehdas between 4.2.–1.12.2016. In these concerts western art music encounters classical eastern virtuosity which is based on improvisation.  

In first concert (4.2.2016) Ismo Eskelinen with guitarist Xavier Diaz-LaTorre and percussionist Pedro Estevan present the five centuries of Spanish guitar. In second concert (19.3.2016) Ghatam Karthick and Avanti! Chamber Orchestra will lead the audience to India and China.

A new work for guitar and electronics by Jukka Tiensuu will have it’s premiere in third concert (2.11.2016). Dancer Minna Tervamäki will share the stage with Ismo Eskelinen. In fourth concert (1.12.2016) Ismo Eskelinen and violinist Karen Gomyo perform Italian music from Vivaldi to Paganini.

More information (in Finnish)