Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

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American Guitar Masters

Whenever Scott Tennant, William Kanengiser, John Dearman and Matthew Greif – better known as the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (LAGQ) – come to Hamburg, it’s not just a feast for die-hard guitar fans. Even after 40 years, this formation continues to captivate audiences with innovative programmes, intuitive musical understanding and exceptional virtuosity. In the Elbphilharmonie Recital Hall the four exceptional musicians present their programme »American Guitar Masters«, with works and arrangements by a diverse cast of composers such as Ralph Towner, Frederic Hand, Frank Zappa, Michael Hedges, Chet Atkins, Jimi Hendrix and Andrew York. The performance of a composition dedicated to them by no less a figure than Pat Metheny is a particularly special highlight.

Performers

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

John Dearman guitar
Matthew Greif guitar
William Kanengiser guitar
Scott Tennant guitar

Programme

Gioachino Rossini
Ouvertüre zu »Il barbiere di Siviglia« / Bearbeitung von Dearman

Frederic Hand
Chorale für Gitarrenquartett

Michael Hedges
Aerial Boundaries / Bearbeitung von Matthew Greif

Jimi Hendrix
The Wind Cries Mary / Bearbeitung von Matthew Greif

Frank Zappa
Peaches en Regalia / Bearbeitung von William Kanengiser

Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonate für Klavier cis-Moll op. 27/2 »Mondscheinsonate« / Bearbeitung für Gitarre von Kanengiser

Pat Metheny
Road to the Sun

Andrew York
By Chants

Estimated end time

19:45 / 21:45

Promoter: GitarreHamburg.de gemeinnützige GmbH

During your visit

Elbphilharmonie Plaza

A public viewing platform on the 8th floor of the Elbphilharmonie

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Food and Drink

Before the concert and in the interval

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