Wednesday, 26 October 2011

Beppe Gambetta: hot news

Italian guitar wizard Beppe Gambetta will be teaching and playing this coming weekend (28-30 Oct. 2011) at the XXI Acoustic Guitar Weekend, Haus der Arbeiterwohlfahrt, Eugen-Bolz Strasse 1, Böblingen, Germany. The schedule includes a concert at 20:30 on Sat. 29 Oct. For more info tel. +49 7031 725934 or e-mail.

From 12 November to 20 November Beppe will be touring in Germany with the Acoustic Guitar Night 2011, together with Peter Finger, Claus Bösser-Ferrari, and Tomasz Gaworek.

Nov. 12: Dessau, Marienkirche, 19:30
Nov. 13: Halle, Ulrichskirche Halle, 16:00
Nov. 14: Berlin, Zitadelle, Gotischer Saal, 20:00
Nov. 15: Oldenburg, Theater Laboratorium, 20:00
Nov. 16: Osnabrück, Lutherhaus, 20:00
Nov. 17: Wermelskirchen, Kattwinkelschefabrik, 20:00
Nov. 18: Gifhorn, Scheune, Deutsches Haus, 20:00
Nov. 19: Magdeburg, Pauluskirche, 20:00
Nov. 20: Dresden, Forum am Altmarkt, 20:00

He will continue solo to play three concerts:

Nov. 24: Landeck, Altes Kino, Austria, 20:00
Nov. 25: Graz, Die Brücke, Austria, 20:00
Nov. 27: Marbach am Neckar, Schlosskeller, Germany, 19:00

Subscriptions are open for the 20th International Beppe Gambetta Workshop (5-12 Aug. 2012) in Ambroz Pod Crvavcem, Slovenia. The guest teacher in 2012 will be American master and guitar champion Steve Kaufman. For information and subscriptions, call Stane Svigelj ('phone +386 4188 6460; e-mail).

Beppe's part in researches into the history of the harp guitar, and specifically the work and life of Italian virtuoso Pasquale Taraffo (1887-1937) who inspired the CDs Serenata and Traversata, can now be seen online.

The new Beppe Gambetta CD Live at Teatro Della Corte: the first 10 years on Gadfly Records is a live retrospective of the best moments of his Acoustic Nights, with a stellar cast of twenty-three guests. It is available from CD Baby and other suppliers, as well as at live shows. Finally, you can read Beppe's list of favourite restaurants throughout the world by going to his website and subscribing to his newsletter.