Inside Classical Guitar

The Weekly Radio Show from the St. Louis Classical Guitar Society


  • Week of September 4, 2017: Please note: This week's program will be available here following the live broadcast from Radio Arts Foundation-Saint Louis (RAF-STL). Listen live Mondays at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at 11:00 pm at http://www.rafstl.org/listen/ . Inside Classical Guitar also airs on Wednesday evenings at 8:00 pm on WSIU in Carbondale, Illinois.

  • Week of August 28, 2017: Our show entitled “Federico Moreno Torroba Concertos - 1,” featuring Pepe Romero and Vincente Coves, guitars. Includes solo works from "Suite Castellana" and "ires de La Mancha," movement IV from"Diálogos entre guitarra y orquesta," and the entire "Concierto en Flamenco."

  • Week of August 21, 2017: An Encore Presentation: The second of two shows on the legendary Andres Segovia! Features music of Fernando Sor, Robert de Visée; Federico Moreno Torroba; Manuel Ponce; Isaac Albeniz.

  • Week of August 14, 2017: The second of two shows on the legendary Andres Segovia! Features music of Fernando Sor, Robert de Visée; Federico Moreno Torroba; Manuel Ponce; Isaac Albeniz.

  • Week of August 7, 2017: The first of two shows on the legendary Andres Segovia: "Part One, - Bach!" Features music from 'Cello Suite #1; Lute Suite in Em, BWV 996; Suite #3 in A major, BWV 1009; and concludes with the monumental Chaconne from Partita for Solo Violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004.

  • Week of July 31, 2017:

    Our second show featuring guitarist Rupert Boyd, this one with selections from the CD "Valses Poeticos." Music of J.S. Bach, Isaac Albeniz, Astor Piazzolla, and selections from "Valses Poeticos" of Enrique Granados.


  • Week of July 24, 2017: Selection from the CD entitled "Fantasias" featuring guitarist Rupert Boyd. Music of Luigi Legnani, Julian Arcas, Byron Yasui, Philip Houghton, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Manuel de Falla, David Russell, Miguel Llobet.

  • Week of July 17, 2017: Listen to the virtuosity of Cuban guitarist Manuel Barrueco with music of Robert de Visée, Agustin Barrios, Joaquin Turina, Isaac Albeniz, and Astor Piazzolla. Also, special apprarance by flutist Emmanuel Pahud. Also hear a brief conversation with new Executive Director Kevin Ginty and Bill Ash!

  • Week of July 10, 2017:

    We go back in time with our show entitled “Douglas Back Plays Foden & Holland.” Native St. Louisan Doug Back is the acknowledged specialist in the unique American repertoire of music by Justin Holland (1819-1887) and William Foden (1860-1947). Special bonus: a conversation with early music specialist Anson Brown, who taught for us in Guitar Horizons during 1916-17. Here is the promised video of Anson filmed by HEC TV 's “Music for the Mind” on Jennings Junior High Guitar Club. And on this episode of Inside Classical Guitar hear about his experience with us this year--and even the origins of the ukulele!


  • Week of July 3, 2017:

    Our show entitled "Norbert Kraft, Canadian Virtuoso." Selections from “Spanish and South American Works for Guitar,” featuring Norbert Kraft, guitar. Hear Canada's celebrated classical guitarist performing music of Manuel DeFalla, Isaac Albeniz, Federico Moreno Torroba, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, and Heitor Villa-Lobos!

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