Flamenco guitarist Gerard Mapstone joins Opera Australia for their season of Massenet’s Don Quichotte. Conducted by the brilliant French conductor maestro Guillaume Tourniaire this season is not to be missed. Olé!
The Classical Guitar world was shocked and saddened by the recent passing of renowned Australian guitarist and composer Phillip Houghton. His music inspired many guitarists and music lovers around the world. This concert includes performances by Karin Schauup, Timothy Kain, Gerard Mapstone, Melbourne Guitar Quartet, Nathan Sinclair, Alexandra Velasco-Svoboda and more.
Guitarists Gerard Mapstone and Dr. Ken Murray perform selected works by Enrique Granados (1867-1916) as part of the 1st Global Granados Marathon this October.
After successfully organizing the 1st Scarlatti & Cabezón Global Marathons in 2006 and 2010, FIMTE is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Enrique Granados' birth with the 1st Granados Global Marathon. Our aim is not only to celebrat...
Tapping into the past and present of the flamenco world Gerard Mapstone and Richard Tedesco are among the most evocative and dynamic guitarists touring Australia today. Presenting a fearless approach to music they simultaneously embrace and explode traditional frameworks of flamenco guitar. As they quote from the greats in modern flamenco th...
Alexandra Velasco-Svoboda plays works by Santiago de Murcia, Joaquín Rodrigo and Manuel de Falla, followed by Leyenda del Tiempo, a collaboration between three of Australia’s leading contemporary flamenco artists: Richard Tedesco (guitar)
That’s Not Flamenco, THIS is Flamenco: The Modern Flamenco Guitar
By GERARD MAPSTONE (Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne)
Some of the greatest arguments surrounding flamenco over the past 100 years have been about describing what is really Flamenco? Does it belong to one group of people? Is it of the streets, the poor, the oppressed? Is it a state of being? Or is it a spectacular danc...
DALÉ CAÑA are very excited to be coming back to Fairbridge Folk Festival this April, it's one of our favourites. We are presenting two shows, two workshops of Flamenco Dance and Guitar, along with a guitar show and an intimate concert at the Chapel with Gerard Mapstone and Shenton Gregory.