Fabio Zanon plays on the Benjamin Britten Centenary Day

Wigmore Hall 22 November 2013 – 1:00pm

Zanon at Wigmore Hall

Fabio Zanon plays

Peter Philips
  • Chromatica Pavana
  • Galliard

Prelude, Fugue and Allegro in E flat BWV998 (guitar version in D major)


Nocturnal after John Dowland Op. 70

  • Danza española No. 10
  • Danza española No. 4
  • La maja de Goya from Tonadillas en un estilo antiguo
Sérgio Assad
  • From Aquarelle:
    • Valseana, No. 2
    • Preludio e tocatina, No. 3

About this concert

Hailed by Classical Guitar as ‘one of the true stars of the 21st century’, the renowned Brazilian guitarist Fabio Zanon returns to Wigmore Hall to play Benjamin Britten’s seminal Nocturnal, written exactly fifty years ago.

His programme includes favourite works by Bach and Granados, and Sergio Assad’s virtuosic depiction of watercolour technique, Aquarelle.

In Tune – Sean Rafferty and Xuefei Yang 1st November 4.30pm

Before her Wigmore recital on Sunday 3rd November, and imminently before her first shed event, Xuefei Yang will be on BBC radio’s In Tune, which seems to have had a lot of guitarists in recently.
Does this signal a guitaristic renaissance, or is it like the UK economic “recovery”?

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More Biberian – Guitar Concerto

Link to Biberian Concerto.

Gilbert dropped by last month – always an occasion for food, musical discussion and  philosophy.
He was insistent, though, that we had time together – alone. Normally my reaction would be “uh oh – what new scheme has he hatched”, but I knew it was different this time.

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