Young guitar star with an instant fan club ‘To judge from the whoops and whistles that greeted him, Morgan Szymanski already has a fan club. He made light of Alberto Ginastera’s 1976 Sonata, an enjoyable period piece, demanding a virtual anthology of extended techniques . . . In Carlo Domeniconi’s Koyunbaba, the density of sound was as near to symphonic as the unamplified guitar gets….We will hear more of him
- Walton on Thames, UK +
Riverhouse BarnRiverhouse, Manor Road, Walton on Thames, KT12 2PF
Walton on Thames KT12 2PF
Mexican born Morgan Szymanski started playing the guitar at the age of six. Early studies led to a scholarship at the Royal College of Music, London from which he graduated with first class honours in 2004.
Since then his career has led him round the world playing as soloist with orchestras throughout Europe, USA, Latin America and Africa and as a chamber musicians with leading string quartets and soloists. including Mark Padmore, John Williams and Alison Balsom.
His programme tonight is entitled “A Musical Journey through Latin America” and includes music from Mexico to Brazil by composers from Ponce and Villa-Lobos to Brouwer and Bellinati.
- Beaminster, Dorset. , Dorset, England +
St Marys Church, BeaminsterChurch Street, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3BA
Beaminster, Dorset. , Dorset DT8 3BA
¡Vámos! A Musical Journey through Latin America
Morgan Szymanski, guitar, presents a wonderful programme of exciting and soulful music from Latin America. Be transported to exotic and vibrant places as Morgan, our friend and resident musician, returns to some of his favourite music illustrating a journey through Latin America. Gorgeously sizzling melodies and complex rhythms from composers such as Oliva, Ponce, Villa-Lobos and Piazzolla make for a programme of soul and passion.