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MELBOURNE GUITAR FESTIVAL CONCERT SERIES

Andrew Blanch + Ariel Hurhadi

The Melbourne Guitar Festival 2019 classical guitar concert series kicks off at 7pm on March 9, at Wyselaskie Auditorium, 29 College Crescent Parkville. This concert series, with several events throughout the year, complements the main 3 day September Melbourne Guitar Festival. This opening concert entitled “Alchemy”, sees guitar duo Andrew Blanch, (winner of the 2016 Melbourne Guitar Festival Concert Artist Competition) and Ariel Nurhadi take the stage.

They have been described as “two stunning young guitarists…virtuosic” (Sydney Arts Guide) and have been praised for their “dazzling guitar playing” (ArtsHub).

Alchemy is something of a ‘world-tour’, featuring some of the finest music written/arranged for guitar duet, with masterpieces from France, Germany, Spain, Brazil, Argentina, USA, and Australia, including Houghton’s acclaimed ‘Three Duets’ that encapsulates Alchemy.
This concert will be 60mins without intermission. At the conclusion of the concert, everyone is invited to join Andrew and Ariel for refreshments which include complimentary beer, wine and cheese thanks to our good friends at Dainton Beer and Delinquente Wine!
There will also be fantastic guitar displays from local guitar makers, with attendees encouraged to have a play of these instruments and have a chat with these extraordinary luthiers.

Part of the MGF objectives is to provide world class music which is accessible for everyone, which is why tickets to this event use a “Pay-what-you-like” model. Bookings are essential as these events do sell out.

Bookings and event information can be found via THIS LINK