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Michael Butten is a brilliant young player, currently studying at the Royal Academy of Music for his Masters Degree after being awarded a scholarship. As an undergraduate at RAM he won the prestigious Julian Bream Prize, awarded by Julian Bream himself.
Programme includes John Dowland, Manuel de Falla, Joaquín Rodrigo and Philip Cashian’s Talvi (an IGF Commission) as well as Errollyn Wallen’s new piece, Night Passage, in homage to Benjamin Britten (Festival Commission).
North East Guitar Festival returns with a wonderful series of concerts, international artist debuts, Young Artist Platform, two new commissions, workshops, and free Concourse events. The guitar is unique in its appeal to people of all ages, musical tastes and economic means, no instrument is as...