Inside Classical Guitar

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


  • Week of July 13, 2015:

    Highlights: Hear some of the thirty new compositions inspired and commissioned by Fulbright winning scholarship guitarist Adam Levin in his travels to Spain. New compositions by Eduardo Morales-Caso, Salvador Brotons, Leonardo Balada, Octavio Vazquez, and David del Puerto.


  • Week of July 6, 2015:

    Highlights: Program featuring guitarist John McLaughlin: Duos for Guitar & Piano: Two Sisters; Until Such Time; Brise de Coeur with Katia Labeque, piano; and the Concerto for Guitar & Orchestra, “The Mediterranean” with Michael Tilson Thomas conducting the London Symphony Orchestra.


  • Week of June 29, 2015: Highlights: two amazing works for four guitars with orchestra, played by the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet: Joaquin Rodrigo's Concierto Andaluz for Guitar Quartet & Orchestra; and Sergio Assad's Interchange for Guitar Quartet & Orchestra.

  • Week of June 22, 2015:

    Highlights: Muisc for two guitars by the Hugarian romantic composer Johannn Kaspar Mertz (c.1840–1856). Performances by Raphaella Smits and Adrian Brogna, and Johannes Moller with Laura Fraticelli.


  • Week of June 15, 2015:

    Highlights: A show featuring the phenomenal Brasil Guitar Duo, João Luiz and Douglas Lora. Program includes music from Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: The Well-Tempered Guitar: 24 Preludes and Fugues; Douglas Lora: Brazilian Fugues: Cantiga; Baião; and Marlos Nobre: Ciclos Nordestinos: I. Samba Matuto; IV. Priana; V. Martelo. Also from Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Sonata Canonica, op. 196.


  • Week of June 8, 2015:

    Highlights: We feature the phenomenal Chinese guitarist Xuefei Yang as she performs music of Isaac Albeniz. Stephen Goss, and Carlo Domeniconi, and guitar concertos by John Brunning and Joaquin Rodrigo. Click on the Playlist for complete Discography. Ms. Yang will appear in St. Louis on February 13, 2016, as part of our Great Artist Series.


  • Week of June 1, 2015:

    Highlights: Announcing and previewing the performers headlining the second half of the Guitar Society's 2015-16 Season! Performances by Polish guitarist Lukasz Kuropaczewski, Chinese guitarist Xuefei Yang, and the bandoneon and guitar duo of Italian musicians Giampaolo Bandini and Cesare Chiacchiaretta. See playlist attached for complete details.


  • Week of May 25 2015:

    PLEASE NOTE: THIS SHOW BEGINS AT 1:00

    Highlights: Our Second Anniversary show for INSIDE CLASSICAL GUITAR! Recorded performances of the performers to open the Society's 2015-16 Season: Johannes Möller performs Introduction and Variations on a Theme from C.M. von Weber's opera " Der Freischütz," as well as the cadenza from the Concerto for Guitar and Small Orchestra by Heitor Villa-Lobos; Tanja and Darka Mirić perform Spanish Dance #2 of Enrique Granados, plus Micropieza #5 of Leo Brouwer; and assorted Brazilian music from the Brasil Guitar Duo,  João Luiz and Douglas Lora.


  • Week of May 18, 2015:

    Highlights: The Carrullists vs. The Molinists. A program of guitar concertos from Ferdinando Carulli and Francesco Molino, as John Clayton describes the avid guitar rivalry that existed in Paris in the 1830's betewwn the followers of Carulli and Molino.


  • Week of May 11, 2015:

    Highlights: Our Show features the virtuoso performers of the Assad Family from Brasil: "The Family Assad." We'll hear brothers Sergio and Odair, along with sister Badi in a phenomenal assortment of Brazilan music-making.

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