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Festival Lunchtime Recital - Gordon Ferries, guitar
Festival Lunchtime Recital - Gordon Ferries, guitar

Fri, 04 Aug


St Mary's Cathedral

Festival Lunchtime Recital - Gordon Ferries, guitar

A free lunchtime recital series running throughout August at St Mary's. Today's recital is given by Baroque guitarist Gordon Ferries.

Time & Location

04 Aug 2023, 13:00 – 13:45

St Mary's Cathedral , Palmerston Pl, Edinburgh EH12 5AW, UK


Free lunchtime recitals every day from 2nd to 31st August, except Sundays and 16th. An opportunity to hear emerging and established artists performing in a wide variety of styles, genres, and instruments.  This long-running series is undoubtedly one of the hidden gems of the Fringe.

Gordon Ferries | Baroque Guitar

  • Ludovico Roncalli. Suite in G
  • Francesco Corbetta, pieces in D
  • Ludovico Roncalli, suite in e minor
  • Francesco Corbetta pieces in C

Gordon Ferries studied classical guitar at Napier university, going on to study at the RCS, specialising in lute and early guitar. He has now

established himself as a leading exponent of the baroque guitar, having released five much lauded discs on the Delphian label.  Gordon has worked for both television and radio: for Radio 4’s production of ‘The Dreamer of the Calle de San Salvador’, Scotland’s Music’ with Concerto Caledonia and for BBC 2 television. Gordon’s own compositions are published by Bergman editions. He also played on the acclaimed album ‘Spoils’ by Scottish songwriter and guitarist Alasdair Roberts and is to be found with him again on the ‘Food of love’ project, featuring new versions of songs from Shakespeare plays.

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