This year’s annual Guitar Day, hosted by the University's International Guitar Research Centre, features a rare UK performance by one of the world’s finest classical guitarists - Zoran Dukić. Before his concert, Zoran will talk with Steve Goss about Steve’s new piece ‘Cinema Paradiso’, which Zoran premiered in Germany in June 2017. The day begins with a recital by 2017 Ivor Mairants Guitar Award winner Giacomo Susani, who will play a piece written for him by Surrey alumnus Marek Pasieczny.
2pm - Guitar Recital with Giacomo Susani
Frescobaldi Toccata and Aria con variazioni detta “La Frescobalda”
Pasieczny Tate Sonata (dedicated to Giacomo Susani)
Sor Gran Solo op. 14
Walton Five Bagatelles
Winner of the 19th Ivor Mairants Guitar Award, presented by the Worshipful Company of Musicians, Italian guitarist Giacomo Susani regularly performs as soloist and in chamber ensembles in some of Italy’s most prestigious venues as well as throughout the UK.
3pm - Zoran Dukić in conversation with Professor Stephen Goss
Director of the International Guitar Research Centre at the University of Surrey, Professor Stephen Goss, talks with Zoran Dukić about this evening’s programme.
4.30pm - Guitar Recital with Zoran Dukić
Antonio José (1902-1936) Sonata
Steve Goss (b 1964) Cinema Paradiso (English premiere)
J.S. Bach (1685-1750) Siciliana BWV 1001
Andante BWV 1003
Largo BWV 1005
Sarabanda BWV 1004
A. Piazzolla (1921-1992) Invierno Porteño
Adios NoninoMuerte de Angel
Zoran Dukić is one of the most distinguished classical guitarists of our time. His concert performances leave a long-lasting impression on both audiences and critics. He has a wide ranging repertoire, performing works from Bach to Britten, from Sor to Albéniz, from Tárrega to Villa-Lobos and Brouwer.
‘A thrilling concert... the audience was on its feet already after the first piece... a phenomenal evening’ Gevelsberger Zeitung (Germany).