From June 30th to July 12th the 34th edition of the Córdoba Guitar Festival will be held with Pat Metheny and Joe Satriani as main attraction, and flamenco headliners Cañizares and Gerardo Núnez. Paco de Lucía in Memoriam.
Official web: www.guitarracordoba.org
A new edition of the Festival de la Guitarra de Córdoba includes the best of guitar in its various forms, rock, jazz, classic and flamenco.
Internationally recognized guitarists, such as jazz musician Pat Metheny, virtuoso Joe Satriani, Mike Stern and bass-player Victor Wooten make up part of the festival’s concert program. Leiva will join forces with Granada guitarist José Ignacio Lapido and rock musicians such as Ariel Rot and Loquillo.
The flamenco offering includes guitar concerts such as “Guitarras de la Frontera” with Gerardo Núñez, Dani de Morón and Diego del Morao on July 1st at the Teatro Góngora. Juan Manuel Cañizares will bring his quartet format for a tribute to Manuel de Falla and his work on July 5th.
In addition to guitar, and within the flamenco line, dancer María Pagés will present her show “Utopía” on July 7th at the Gran Teatro. For cante fans, “Miguel Poveda en concierto” will be at the Teatro de la Axerquía on July 10th.
Teaching has always been an important element of the Festival de la Guitarra, courses and master classes with experts in every type of guitar music: Manolo Sanlúcar, José Antonio Rodríguez, Cañizares, Gerardo Núñez, Ximo Tébar, Mike Stern, Leo Brouwer, Manuel Berrueco…, and specifically in flamenco, dance courses with Javier Latorre, Inmaculada Aguilar, María Pagés and Eva Yerbabuena. Singer Esperanza Fernández will give her course in “bulerías arromanzás” and serranas.
30 June: PAT METHENY (Axerquía) – Opening concert
1 July: GERARDO NUÑEZ / DANI DE MORÓN / DIEGO DEL MORAO (Teatro Góngora)
2 July: ORQUESTA DE CÓRDOBA / MANUEL BARRUECO / EUGENIO TOBALINA (Gran Teatro)
3 July: MIKE STERN (Gran Teatro) y PADILLA / MALIKIAN / RUBIO From Bach to Radiohead (Góngora)
4 July: VICTOR WOOTEN (Gran Teatro) and DAVID RUSSELL (Góngora)
5 July: LEIVA + LAPIDO (Axerquía) y JUAN MANUEL CAÑIZARES (Góngora)
6 July: JOAQUIN CLERCH (Góngora)
7 July: RAUL MIDÓN (Góngora) y MARIA PAGÉS (Gran Teatro)
8 July: THE GRIGORYAN BROTHERS (Góngora)
9 July: COSTAS COTSIOLIS (Góngora)
10 July: MIGUEL POVEDA (Axerquía), XIMO TÉBAR (Gran Teatro) y NASSER SHAMMA (Góngora)
11 July: LOQUILLO + ARIEL ROT (Axerquía) and CONCIERTO DE ALUMNOS (free in Góngora)
12 July: JOE SATRIANI (Axerquía). Closing concert