Tampere Guitar Festival 3.-11.6.2017

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MA|MON 3.6.2019 klo 19 • CLASSICAL GUITAR

George Dimitrov and Emmanuel Sowicz

George Dimitrov (BUL), Emmanuel Sowicz (UK)

Classical • 19:00~20:30 (break 20 min) • Numeroimattomat paikat | Unnumbered seats
Molinaro, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Bach, Rodrigo, Takemitsu, Mertz

Knuutilan kartano
Lukkisalmentie 49, Siuro

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George Dimitrov (BUL)

Born in Sofia in 2000, George Dimitrov – Jojo is a student of Prof. Paolo Pegoraro at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (KUG). He began his classical guitar studies at the age of 10 with Stolina Dobreva and Tsvetan Andreev at the National School of Music “L. Pipkov”, Sofia, from which he graduated in 2018.

George is the First Prize winner of many classical guitar competitions. Among the most recent are the 1st International Classical Guitar Competition “GuitArt”, Plovdiv, 2018; the 2017 Anna Amalia Competition, Weimar; the Grand-Prix winner of the Competition and the esteem statuette “L. Haralambiev” for artistic performance at the 2017 International Guitar Competition “Acad. Marin Goleminov “, Kyustendil; the 2016 International Competition for Classical Guitar “Andres Segovia”, Monheim am Rhein; the 2nd Pleven Guitar Festival; the EMCY Special Prize and the First prize at the XII International competition “Young virtuosos”, Sofia, among others.

Dimitrov was recognized as a promising young talent by eminent organizations and cultural institutions in Bulgaria. He is the first young musician honored with the Olga Kamburova Award at the Bulgarian Annual Ceremony “Musician of the Year”, 2017 ran by the broadcast Allegro Vivace on the Bulgarian National Radio. The young guitarist has already recorded his first CD for the Bulgarian National Radio performing Trez piezas Españolas by Joaquin Rodrigo and La Catedral by Agustin Barrios – Mangoré.

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Emmanuel Sowicz (UK)

The Chilean press has described Emmanuel Sowicz (1992) as “the next star of the guitar” (Radio Beethoven FM). In 2017 he was awarded First Prize and Audience Award at the prestigious XLIV Dr. Luis Sigall International Music Competition in Viña del Mar, and in 2018 he won First Prize by a unanimous decision at the London International Guitar Competition.

Recent engagements include performances at Abbey Road Studios, St Martin-in-the-Fields, Kings Place, Canterbury Festival, and a televised concert as soloist with the National Youth Symphony Orchestra of Chile under maestro Maximiano Valdés.

Born in London to British and Chilean parents, Emmanuel graduated from the University of Chile in 2014 with Ernesto Quezada. He later received a scholarship to study under Michael Lewin at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he completed his Master of Arts and Advanced Diploma with Distinction, the DipRAM award for an outstanding final recital, and the Dove Prize for an outstanding studentship. He also studied a Postgraduate course with Marco Tamayo at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg.

Emmanuel performs on a 2001 Matthias Dammann guitar generously loaned to him by David Russell.

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Ohjelma | Program

George Dimitrov (BUL)

  • Simone Molinaro: Ballo detto il conte Orlando, Saltarello del predetto ballo
  • Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Caprichos de Goya
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Partita no. 3 BWV 1006(a)
  • Joaquín Rodrigo: Trez Piezas Españolas

Emmanuel Sowicz (UK)

  • Johann Sebastian Bach (Trans: Emmanuel Sowicz): Violin Partita no. 1 BWV 1002
  • Toru Takemitsu: In The Woods (1995)
  • Johann Kaspar Mertz: Fantaisie Hongroise


  • Konsertissa ei ole äänentoistoa | Concert is without amplification
  • Lähetetään suorana | Live stream at TGF YouTube

Yhteistyössä | In Association with

Nokian kaupunkiEurostrings - European Guitar Festivals CollaborativeEU - Creative Europe

Knuutilan Kartano | Knuutila Mansion

Liput | Tickets

  • Ennakko | In advance 18/16 €
  • Ovelta | At the door 20 €

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