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General · 28th May 2011
Daphne Bashford
with Patrick Bashford
Sunday May 29th
Gorge Hall - Cortes Island

In concert Patrick Bashford who studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under Adèle Kramer
(the first academic guitar professor in Britain) for four years after being much inspired by the music of Spain, especially the gypsy guitarists, during his year in Granada.

After a further year of study at the Mannes School of Music in New York and with the great Cuban guitarist Rey de la Torre, and another year in Spain to consolidate his technique and repertoire, his performing career took off in Europe (including Scotland), and led him to North America, Australia and appearances on television, and radio.

In 1972 he was invited to a professorship at the Royal College of Music that continued for over twenty-five years. He also taught at St. Paul’s School, Cobham Hall, City of London School and others. In the last five years he has been active in resuming his performing career.

He will play music by Bach, Scarlatti, , Villa Lobos, Ponce, Lauro, Sanz and Albeniz, Barrios (Angel and Agustin), and Tarrega.

Concert starts at 7.30 PM
Ticket sales at the door - $10
doors open at 6.30
15 and under free

Inclusive with your ticket: Wine, Beer, Snack and Chat after the concert at the Floathouse Restaurant.

Come to Cortes for this special performance!