3rd International Guitar Festival “Homenaje”
Padova, 8th – 16th September 2023




FRIDAY 8TH, SALA DEI GIGANTI (8 pm) - Opening Concert
David Russell, Solo Guitar
Eduardo Sainz De La Maza (1903-1982)
    • Campanas del alba
Benedetto Marcello 1686-1739)
    • Sonata op 2 n. 2
Adagio, Allegro, Largo, Allegro
Vicente Asencio (1908-1979)
    • Suite Valenciana
Preludi, Cançoneta, Dansa
Enrique Granados (1867-1916)
    • Danza andalusa
    • Danza triste
Giacomo Susani (1995)
    • The Blue Madeleine
(dedicated to David Russell)
Familiar Dreams, Arioso, Aria, Cypresses
Carlos García Tolsa (1858-1905)
    • Sonata (Al fin solos)
    • Waltzes (Pienso en ti)
Traditional Celtic Music
    • Bolt the door
    • Morag
    • Gurty’s Frolic
SUNDAY 10TH, SALA DEI GIGANTI (8 pm) - Intrecci di corde
Jason Vieaux, Guitar – Indaco Strings Quartet
Johann S. Bach (1685-1750)
    •  Cello Suite No.1 in G major, BWV 1007
Pat Metheny (1954)
    • Four Paths of Light (dedicated to Jason Vieaux)
Giacomo Susani (1995)
    • Quintet for Guitar and String Quartet
Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805)
    • Quintet for Guitar and String Quartet in D Major, G. 448 “Fandango”
TUESDAY 12 TH, BARCO TEATRO (8 pm) - Tango y Folia
Bandini – Chiacchiaretta Duo (Guitar and Bandoneon)
Astor Piazzolla (1921 - 1992)
    • Bandoneon
    • Ave Maria
    • Zita
Saverio Rapezzi 
    • Elogio alla Consonanza (2012)
(written and dedicated to the Bandini-Chiacchiaretta Duo)
Astor Piazzolla 
    • Adios Nonino
    • Milonga de la Anunciacion
Leo Brouwer (1939)
    • Folia a traves de los siglos (2017) 
(written and dedicated to the Bandini-Chiacchiaretta Duo)
Astor Piazzolla 
    • Le Grand Tango
Maximo Diego Pujol (1958)
    • Nubes de Buenos Aires 
WEDNESDAY 13TH, BARCO TEATRO (8 pm) - Paesaggi sonori mediterranei
Antigoni Goni, Solo Guitar 
Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909)
    • Pavana
    • Marietta
    • Alborada
    • Endecha y Oremus
    • Rosita
Miguel Lobet (1878-1938)
    • Catalan folk songs
Enrique Granados (1867-1916)
    • Maja de Goya
Dušan Bogdanović (1955)
    • Yano Mori
    • Hymn to the Muse
Hymn to the Muse (after Mesomedes), First Delphic Hymn to Apollo (first fragment), 
Second Delphic Hymn to Apollo (second fragment), Hymn to Nemesis (after Mesomedes), Epitaph to Seikilos
Atanas Ourkouzounov (1970)
    • 4 Greek Miniatures
1 Pleading Song, 2 Jouyous Love Song, 3 Lament, 4 Leaping Dance




- TUESDAY 12th, BARCO TEATRO (10 am)
The restore of a 20th Century Italian guitar: Gallinotti and the Spanish guitar compared
Lecturers Gabriele Lodi, Giacomo Susani

The restoration of a 1954 Pietro Gallinotti guitar -that belonged to the guitarist Paolo Muggia- and the publication of a dedicated volume to Santos Hernández. are an opportunity for a journey into the world of 20th century guitar making between Italy and Spain.


- FRIDAY 15th, BARCO TEATRO (10 am)
The process of interaction and creative collaboration between composer and performer

Lecturers Stephen Goss, Francesco Antonioni, Giacomo Susani

The heart of the discussion will be the relationship between creation and performance, text and interpretation, the creative act and its communication, in a dialogue/comparison between musicians who have had different opportunities and experiences in working with the guitar and who have collaborated with the Festival in past editions. The occasion, the new commission Festival Homenaje – 3 of a piece for solo guitar by Stephen Goss, which Giacomo Susani will premiere on November 10th at Barco Teatro (in the context of the “Scatola Sonora” chamber music festival) and which will be analyzed and partially performed during the conference.



The masterclasses will take place at Barco Teatro. Each artist will give lessons the day following the concerts that he / she will have held as part of the Festival. The schedule for each student will be published on the Festival website and communicated via email to the participants.
These are individual lessons open to the public, held on the stage of the theatre.

Saturday 9th (full day), David Russell
Sunday 10th (full day), Stephen Goss
Monday 11th (full day), Jason Vieaux
Tuesday 12th (afternoon), Giacomo Susani
Wednesday 13th (full day), Giampaolo Bandini
Thursday 14th (full day), Antigoni Goni

Barco Teatro: via Orto Botanico 12 - Padova - tel. +39 375 5764000 - mail: info@barcoteatro.it

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