Created on Sep 1 2017 - 2:01pm | Last Updated Sep 19 2017 - 1:09pm
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Part of the Appalachia in the Bluegrass traditional music series
Multi-instrumentalist, multimedia director and composer “Finn the fiddler” has watched his career surge ever since the 2016 release of his 2-disc concept album Roots & Branches which debuted at #46 on the Folk DJ charts. Roots is a pure-drop disc of Irish trad and an homage to the music and musicians that first inspired Magill’s fiddling. "I made a point that all the musicians you hear on Roots are musicians with whom I played when I was that age." -Andrew Finn Magill (The Living Tradition)
Created on Aug 31 2017 - 2:07pm | Last Updated Aug 31 2017 - 2:07pm
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 7:30pm
The closing concert of the 2017-2018 season features one of Chile’s foremost guitar virtuosos. Winner of multiple competitions in South America and Europe, Orellana has forged a multifaceted concertizing and recording career performing in more than thirty countries both as a soloist and as half of the Orellana-Orlandini GuitarDuo.
Created on Aug 31 2017 - 2:00pm | Last Updated Aug 31 2017 - 2:00pm
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 7:30pm
Italian guitarist and CU Boulder Professor of Guitar Nicolò Spera brings to his teaching and performing a unique synthesis of European and American traditions. Spera is also one of the few guitarists in the world to perform on a ten-string guitar, with which he has made captivating recordings of music by JS Bach and Maurice Ohana.
Created on Aug 31 2017 - 1:58pm | Last Updated Aug 31 2017 - 1:58pm
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 7:30pm
Come and hear why students from as far away as Chile, Mexico, and Puerto Rico come to UK to perfect their guitar skills. Together with some of Kentucky's formidable guitar talent, they will deliver an unforgettable concert of solo and ensemble music.
Created on Aug 31 2017 - 1:56pm | Last Updated Aug 31 2017 - 1:56pm
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 7:30pm
One of the most sought after guitarists of his generation, this young virtuoso recently took first prize at the Guitar Foundation of America’s International Concert Artist Competition. Come and hear why critics all over the world are raving about Jara's musical prowess. This is a not-to-miss concert, and will surely be the first of many visits by Jara to Kentucky.
Created on Aug 31 2017 - 1:54pm | Last Updated Sep 18 2017 - 2:29pm
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 7:30pm
Mexican-born guitarist Dieter Hennings arrived in Lexington eight years ago to direct the guitar program at UK. Hennings opens the season in style with a program centered around two monumental sets of variations on the ancient Iberian folksong La Folia de España.