Matthew Marshall, one of New Zealand’s leading classical guitarists, and a finalist in the 2020 Aotearoa Music Awards will perform a programme of guitar music from the renaissance to the present day. Featuring fascinating music for solo guitar and guitar with electronics the concert will transport you from Elizabethan England to modern day Russia, America and New Zealand.
Programme will include:
Fantasia No. 7 - John Dowland
Soepa for Guitar & Electronics - Ingram Marshall
Farewell to Stromness - Peter Maxwell Davies
Usher Waltz - Nikita Koshkin
Cinderella for Guitar & Glectronics - Alexey Arkhipovsky
Carillon - Benvenuto Terzi
Insighted for Guitar & Electronics - Milton Mermikides
Three Sad Waltzes - Kenneth Young
Described as “…a guitarist of superb technical accomplishment and a musician of perception and style” (Dominion Post), Matthew Marshall is one of New Zealand’s leading classical guitarists. In a performing career spanning more than 30 years, Matthew has brought his unique interpretations and original musical personality to over 2000 performances on four continents, from Iceland to Siberia and on to Easter Island! Matthew has also appeared as soloist with orchestras in New Zealand, Australia, Mexico, Russia and Germany including the Berlin Chamber Orchestra, the Orlando Philharmonic, the Guanajuato Symphony Orchestra Mexico, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and the Kemerovo Philharmonic in Russia.
As a recording artist, Matthew features on eleven CDs for solo guitar, with chamber groups and with orchestra (alongside the Kronos Quartet, the New Zealand String Quartet, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and others). His solo album Fragments was a finalist in the Best Classical Artist category of the Aotearoa Music Awards in 2020.