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Twenty Fourth Dillington Classical Guitar Summer School

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Course: Twenty Fourth Dillington Classical Guitar Summer School
Tutor: Classical Guitar Summer School Tutors & Peter Rueffer
Start Date: 29th July 2018
Start Time: Tea
End Date: 4th August 2018
End Time: Breakfast
Res Fee (from): £795.00
Non Res Fee: £519.00 What's included?

This year we will be celebrating twenty four years of the Dillington Classical Guitar Festival with concerts by some of today’s leading international ensembles and soloists. The Festival in 2018 welcomes back guitar virtuoso Graham Devine, the brilliant Copenhagen Duo and the unique Modern Guitar Trio, returning after an absence of some fifteen years. Also making return visits are one man ensemble, Branco Stoysin and the fabulous Katona Twins, “the classical world’s best known Guitar Duo”

Tickets (per concert) £12 (under 18s £6)
Festival Season Ticket £50
Pre-concert suppers available at £25
All concerts start at 8.00pm
 

Sunday 29 July
The Modern Guitar Trio
Roland Chadwick, Roland Gallery, Vincent Lindsey-Clark
programme features the Trio’s acclaimed compositions

Monday 30 July
Graham Devine - Guitar Virtuoso
Works by Bach and music inspired by Bach

Tuesday 31 July
Copenhagen Guitar Duo - Baroque to Brazil
Alan Sjolin, Martin Buono
Music by Bach, Scarlatti and Brazilian composers

Wednesday 1 August
Branco Stoysin - Above the Clouds
Branco Stoysin with special guest Peter Rueffer
Featuring Branco’s lyrical compositions inspired by
the folk music of his native Serbia

Thursday 2 August
Katona Twins
Peter & Zoltan Katona
Works by Handel, Bartok, Bernstein and Katona
 

Tutor Information

Peter Rueffer

Peter Rueffer

Peter Rueffer’s wide experience as a performer ranges from duo partnerships with guitarists Jason Carter and Jeff Rodrigues, to concerts with Gilbert Biberian’s “Omega” and a career spanning some twenty five years as a founder member of the Pro Arte Guitar Trio. With the PAGT he has made several CDs and given numerous broadcasts and concerts throughout Europe and the UK including many recitals at London’s Purcell Room and Wigmore Hall. His work as an arranger for guitar ensemble is well known and his settings for guitar orchestra were awarded first prize at the biennial Kirklees National Guitar Orchestra Competition on three successive occasions in 1998, 2000 and 2002. He is Musical Director of the Cambridge Guitar Orchestra, a post he has held since 1996.

Arne Brattland

Arne Idar Brattland was born in northern Norway and was educated at the Norwegian State Academy of Music in Oslo. Following further studies in London he gave a successful debut recital at the Wigmore Hall in 1988. Arne has toured throughout the world and has many recordings to his credit. Several prominent Norwegian composers have dedicated works to him and his arrangements and recordings of music by Edvard Grieg are widely known. He has been a member of various chamber groups including the Omega Players, the London Guitar Orchestra, the Lyric Guitar Trio and the Norwegian ensemble KammeRana. He currently performs with the Arctic Guitar Trio (Norway) and in a duet with his guitarist wife, Debra Adamson. In addition, Arne travels widely giving workshops in world music for schools throughout the UK. Arne now lives in Britain and has been a tutor at the Summer School since 2002.
 

Debbie Adamson

 

Debbie Adamson

Debbie Adamson studied with Carlos Bonell, John Mills and John Duarte and holds a Masters Degree in Music. She has appeared as both a soloist and chamber musician at a number of Festivals in Norway and the UK, including the Cannington International Festival where she met her guitarist husband, Arne Brattland. Other performances include a concert for King Harald, the King of Norway. She has held the post of director of music at several schools and currently teaches at a sixth form college in Hampshire.

Peter Rueffer

Peter Rueffer

Peter Rueffer’s wide experience as a performer ranges from duo partnerships with guitarists Jason Carter and Jeff Rodrigues, to concerts with Gilbert Biberian’s “Omega” and a career spanning some twenty five years as a founder member of the Pro Arte Guitar Trio. With the PAGT he has made several best-selling CDs and given numerous broadcasts and concerts throughout Europe and the UK, including many recitals at London’s Purcell Room and Wigmore Hall. His work as an arranger for guitar ensemble is well known and his settings for guitar orchestra were awarded first prize at the biennial Kirklees National Guitar Orchestra Competition on three successive occasions in 1998, 2000 and 2002. He is the Director of the Dillington Guitar Summer School and Festival, an event he founded in 1995.


 

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Perfect venue and all accommodation and food was excellent. Thank you very much - I have recommended you to other colleagues within our company for future events. Sue Burton Wiltshire & Somerset Colleges Partnership Wiltshire & Somerset Colleges Partnership