In 2017, having been invited by the Baltic Guitar Quartet, the French star Judicaël Prroy and one of the most famous in the world classical guitar duos - Eden Stell Guitar Duo (Great Britain) are going to have concerts for the first time in Lithuania. Besides, they are going to share their experience with the young talents of classical guitar in open master classes. In addition, there is a promise that the foreign artists will participate in the Classical Guitar Contest Committee. What is more, an exhibition of different manufacturers’ guitars, theoretical lectures and workshops about hand health of musicians will also be held during the festival. A luthier Maksim Cuker (Lithuania) will tell everyone about the production of instruments and will advise what to pay attention to when choosing a guitar.
About the Baltic Guitar Festival
Since 2009, the members of the Baltic Guitar Quartet started organizing the international Baltic Guitar Festival. During their international concert tours and performances in various festivals, the quartet attended a lot of memorable performances, which were never before presented in the Baltic States.
Thus rose the idea to organize a concert series, presenting the world’s best guitar virtuosos, to inspire guitarists and music lovers in general and give the classical guitar a prominent place in the classical music scene it deserves.
The following artists performed in the previous editions of the festival: Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (USA), Bandini Chiacchiaretta duo (Italy), Roland Dyens (France), Amadeus Duo (Germany and Canada), Luz de Luna (Belgium), Irina Kulikova (Russia/Holland), Daniel Marques (Brazil), Thibault Cauvin (France), Dimitris Regginos (Cyprus), Paolo Devecchi and Salvatore Seminara guitar duo (Italy).