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From Bach to Stravinsky on Next Fretworks

1:45PM
October
9, 2014

The next Fretworks program airing Saturday evening at 7 pm and Wednesday evening at 7 will feature guitar arrangements for music of Bach and Stravinsky, as well as solo guitar pieces by Isaac Albeniz and Miguel Llobet.

Legendary Flamenco Guitarist Paco de Lucia Has Died

4:28PM
February
26, 2014

The great Spanish flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia has died. According to CNN, he apparently died of a heart attack while on vacation with his family. He was 66 years old.

Mandolins, Lute and Guitar on Next Fretworks

1:29PM
February
13, 2014

On Saturday evening at 7 on Classical 101, the next Fretworks will include a mandolin orchestra, the International Mandolin Academy Orchestra. They are an ensemble made up of musicians from Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Japan, and Canada. They’ll play a Samba by contemporary composer Stefano Squarzino.