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Lunchtime Recital: Adam Brown, guitar
Lunchtime Recital: Adam Brown, guitar

Wed, 14 Aug

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St Mary's Cathedral

Lunchtime Recital: Adam Brown, guitar

A long-running and popular series of lunchtime recitals in one of Edinburgh's most beautiful concert spaces. Today, guitarist Adam Brown performs Spanish and Latin American guitar classics.

Time & Location

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14 Aug 2024, 13:00 – 13:50

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

About

This long-running and very popular series of lunchtime recitals features a wide variety of performers, playing and singing in one of Edinburgh's most beautiful concert spaces. These concerts are free by donation, and a perfect way to spend a lunchtime during the busy festival!

Programme

Pleni Sunt.............. A. Mudarra (1510-1580)

Fantasía I.................... Mudarra

Fantasia XIV..... L. de Narvàez (1526-1549)

Variations on a Theme of Cabezón....... M. Ponce (1882-1948)

Fantasia X and XI ......... L. de Milán (1500-1561)

Six Variations on a Theme by Milán............ J. Nin-Culmell (1908-2004)

Triptico............ Antonio Lauro (1917-1986)

Biography

Guitarist Adam Brown has performed throughout Europe, the United States and South America. His concert appearances include recitals at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, the 92nd St. Y-Tisch Center for the Performing Arts (both in New York City), and at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, the Southbank Centre, and the Wigmore Hall in London.

Born in Scotland, Adam Brown studied with Phillip Thorne at the City of Edinburgh Music School before attending the Royal College of Music in London, where he studied with Carlos Bonell, earned his Bachelor of Music degree with Honours, and received several prestigious awards. He continued his studies at the Juilliard School in New York City, working with Sharon Isbin and completing the Masters of Music degree. He subsequently became the first guitarist to earn the Artist Diploma, Julliard’s most prestigious performance degree. He went on to earn his Doctorate in Musical Arts at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where he studied with William Kanengiser and Pepe Romero.

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