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Talk: John Williams in Conversation with Leo Brouwer
27 April 2017
Two giants of the classical guitar world, John Williams and Leo Brouwer, set the world to rights in a public interview at London's favourite classical guitar venue, the Bolívar Hall. Leo Brouwer is one of contemporary musics living legends. Acclaimed in his youth as one of the all-time great performers of the classical guitar, the Cuban composer is a Honorary Member of UNESCO and is recognised worldwide as the guitars most outstanding living composer for the instrument, and as a pioneer in the fusion of musical styles and genres. John Williams is considered by many to be quite simply the best classical guitarist in the world performing today. Please note that this event does not feature any live performances. Advance booking highly recommended!
This event is part of the Thinking Ibero-America series organised by the Instituto Cervantes and Canning House, in collaboration with the ILAS and the IMLR, with the kind support of the Embassy of Cuba. It is also part of the guitarrísimo series organised by ILAMS and the Instituto Cervantes with the kind support of the Embassy of Venezuela.