31th Koblenz International Guitar Festival & Academy 21th May - 29th May 2023

Concerts & Events 2022

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SUNDAY 29 MAY 2022

02.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Tagungszentrum
Koblenz International Guitar Competition Hubert Käppel 1st Round

SUNDAY 29 MAY 2022

05.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Foyer Rheinsaal

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Vernissage “eyes & ears”
Klanginstallationen für das Koblenz Guitar Festival 2022 Klasse Klangkunst-Komposition, Hochschule für Musik Mainz, Betreuung Prof. Peter Kiefer, Prof. Frauke Eckhardt, Prof. Stefan Fricke

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SUNDAY 29 MAY 2022

06.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Großer Saal
Prelude Concert to the 30th Koblenz Guitar Festival, Choir and Orchestra of the Hochschule für Musik Mainz with music by Ludwig van Beethoven (Messe C-Dur op. 86, Conductor: Christian Rohrbach) and Johannes Brahms (Sinfonie c-moll op. 68, Conductor: Wolfram Koloseus)

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MONDAY 30 MAY 2022

10.00 am Rhein-Mosel-Halle Tagungszentrum
Koblenz Guitar Competition 1st Round

MONDAY 30 MAY 2022

05.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Rheinsaal
Koblenz Competition Winners: Carlo Curatolo (Italy), 1st Prize 2021

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MONDAY 30 MAY 2022

08.00 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Kaisersaal
Solo recital Manuel Barrueco (USA/Cuba)

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TUESDAY 31 MAY 2022

10.00 am Rhein-Mosel-Halle Tagungszentrum
Koblenz Guitar Competition 1st Round

TUESDAY 31 MAY 2022

05.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Rheinsaal
Koblenz Competition Winners: Liying Zhu (China), 1st Prize 2015

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TUESDAY 31 MAY 2022

08.00 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Kaisersaal
Solo recital Alvaro Pierri (Uruguay)

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WEDNESDAY 1 JUNE 2022

10.00 am Rhein-Mosel-Halle Tagungszentrum
Koblenz Guitar Competition Intermediate Round

WEDNESDAY 1 JUNE 2022

05.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Rheinsaal
Koblenz Competition Winners: Igor Klokov (Russia), 1st Prize 2019

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WEDNESDAY 1 JUNE 2022

08.00 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Kaisersaal
Solo recital Marcin Dylla (Poland)

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THURSDAY 2 JUNE 2022

10.00 am Rhein-Mosel-Halle Rheinsaal
Koblenz Guitar Competition 2nd Round

THURSDAY 2 JUNE 2022

03.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Tagungszentrum
Lecture Marcelo Kayath (GuitarCoop Sāo Paulo): Heitor Villa-Lobos and Brazilian Music

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THURSDAY 2 JUNE 2022

05.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Rheinsaal
Koblenz Competition Winners: Gabriel Bianco (France), 1st Prize 2007

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THURSDAY 2 JUNE 2022

06.15 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Tagungszentrum

Lecture Matei Rusu (D'Addario): "D´Addario - The history of string manufacturing”

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THURSDAY 2 JUNE 2022

08.00 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Kaisersaal
Aniello Desiderio (Italy) & Zoran Dukic (Croatia), CD-Release Concert ‘Live in Koblenz’ in cooperation with the GuitarCoop São Paulo

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FRIDAY 3 JUNE 2022

10.00 am Rhein-Mosel-Halle Rheinsaal
Koblenz Guitar Competition 2nd Round

FRIDAY 3 JUNE 2022

03.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Tagungszentrum
Lecture Michael Macmeeken (Guitar Heritage Editions):
New critical guitar editions, a fresh look and update for Sor and Llobet

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FRIDAY 3 JUNE 2022

05.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Rheinsaal
Koblenz Competition  Winners: Marko Topchii (Ukraine), 1st Prize 2020

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FRIDAY 3 JUNE 2022

08.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Großer Saal
Friday Night for Guitar & Orchestra, Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie directed by Pavel Baleff (Bulgaria ), Dale Kavanagh & Thomas Kirchhoff (Amadeus-Duo, Canada/Germany), Hans-Werner Huppertz (Germany), Goran Krivokapic (Germany/Montenegro) and Lorenzo Micheli & Matteo Mela (SoloDuo, Italy) with music by Ralph Vaughan Williams (Ouverture to ‘The Wasps’), Stephen Goss (Koblenz Concerto for two guitars and orchestra), Joaquín Rodrigo (Concierto andaluz for four guitars and orchestra) and Nikolai Rimsky-Korssakoff (Capriccio espagnol)

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SATURDAY 4 JUNE 2022

11.00 am Kurfürstliches Schloss Kaisersaal
Matinee Judicaël Perroy (France)

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SATURDAY 4 JUNE 2022

03.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Rheinsaal
Lecture/Concert Alberto Mesirca (Italy):
New perspectives on tradition, Sylvano Bussotti, Claudio Ambrosini, Frantz Casséus and Angelo Gilardino (in Memoriam)

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SATURDAY 4 JUNE 2022

05.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Rheinsaal
Koblenz Competition Winners: Goran Krivokapic (Germany/Montenegro), 1st Prize 2003

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SATURDAY 4 JUNE 2022

08.00 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Kaisersaal
Solo recital David Russell (Scotland)

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SUNDAY 5 JUNE 2022

11.00 am Kurfürstliches Schloss Kaisersaal
Matinee Lukasz Kuropaczewski (Poland)

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SUNDAY 5 JUNE 2022

02.30 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Rheinsaal
New works for solo guitar by Birger Petersen, Immanuel Ott, Oliver Korte, Markus Roth and Matthias Schlothfeldt (Germany). All works commissioned by the Koblenz Guitar Festival & Academy. Premiered by  Tomasz Zawierucha (Poland), Otto Tolonen (Finland), Liying Zhu (China), Tristan Angenendt (Germany) and Goran Krivokapic (Cermany/Montenegro). All works will be performed twice, in-between a round table discussion with the composers will take place, chaired by Prof. Dr. Stephen Goss (GB)

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SUNDAY 5 JUNE 2022

06.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Rheinsaal
Blaue Stunde, Concert surprise with music for guitar and voice

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SUNDAY 5 JUNE 2022

08.00 pm Rhein-Mosel-Halle Großer Saal
30 Years of Jazz at Koblenz Guitar Festival, gala concert with the Sebastian Sternal Trio (Sebastian Sternal – Piano, Henning Sieverts – Double Bass, Jonas Burgwinkel – Drums, all D) featuring  Wolfgang Muthspiel (Guitar,  Austria)

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MONDAY 6 JUNE 2022

11.00 am Kurfürstliches Schloss Kaisersaal
Lifetime Achievement Award of the Koblenz International Guitar Academy for Hubert Käppel

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MONDAY 6 JUNE 2022

02.30 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Kaisersaal
Koblenz International Guitar Competition Hubert Käppel, Final

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MONDAY 6 JUNE 2022

07.30 pm Kurfürstliches Schloss Kaisersaal
Prizewinner’s concert and Prizegiving for the Koblenz International Guitar Competition Hubert Käppel 2022, initiated by the the Ensemble of the Junior Guitar Academy directed by Jörg Gauchel

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