A production of a series dedicated to the classical guitar. Each volume will be dedicated to a period starting with the Renaissance. Every chapter will be filmed in a special venue, in this case it's the beautiful Romanesque church of Santa Eufemia de Cozollos in Palencia, Spain.
The programme features music by Milan, Narvaez, Sanz , and Chilesotti arrangements of Italian lute composers. This top quality production is performed by Agustin Maruri on the guitar. Hailing from Madrid, Agustin Maruri has performed concerts in five continents in the world's finest concert halls, has received numerous prestigious awards, and has been a visiting professor at several universities across the globe. Several composers have dedicated new works to him, and he has made countless premieres of contemporary guitar music.
The very first video recording of Joaquin Rodrigo's solo cello piece Como una fantasia his only composition for solo violoncello.
This production was recorded at the basilica of San Francisco el Grande in Madrid, and is performed by Michael Kevin Jones. British cellist Michael Kevin Jones has found a unique place for himself among today's performers. While a student at the Royal College of Music in London he was chosen to play for the Royal family and awarded a German government scholarship for further study in Koln where he quickly became solo cellist and toured the world with top musical groups. He has developed a non conventional career incorporating multi-musical activities and he is also an avid teacher and coach.