Advanced Diploma Recital: Mircea Gogoncea

Friday, 14.10.2016 19:30, Duke’s Hall

Capriccio Diabolico: from Paganini to Brouwer

Mircea Gogoncea guitar
Laura Custodio Sabas violin
Victor Jacob conductor
Academy student ensemble
Fitzroy Quartet: Stefano Mengoli and Laura Custodio violin; Emily Pond viola; Michael Newman cello

Castelnuovo-Tedesco Capriccio diabolico (Omaggio a Paganini)
Rubens Askenar Arietta and Fandanguillo (after Niccolò Paganini)
Leo Brouwer Concerto for guitar, violin and strings (Omaggio a Paganini)
Leo Brouwer Quintet for guitar and strings
Leo Brouwer Concierto elegiaco

This programme explores the unique influence which Paganini’s virtuosity, on both violin and guitar, has had on later composers right up to the present day, including a newly commissioned work by Academy alumnus Rubens Askenar, and with a major focus on Cuban music.

Tickets £7.50 (concessions £5.50) from the Academy’s Box Office: online now, telephone 020 7873 7300 (weekdays 10.00am4.00pm)

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