Leicester Guitarist

Leicester Guitarist

From £245

Leicester guitarist, Alan is an award-winning classical guitarist based in Leicestershire who has performed as a recitalist and concerto soloist in over twenty countries throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

1 hour

Solo guitarist

1.5 hours

Solo guitarist

2 hours

Solo guitarist

3 hours

Solo guitarist

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Leicester guitarist, Alan is an award-winning classical guitarist based in Leicestershire who has performed as a recitalist and concerto soloist in over twenty countries throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

Professional background

His performances have been broadcast on television and radio throughout the world, and he has recorded several critically acclaimed compact discs. Alan’s repertoire and performances bridge styles ranging from classical to jazz to pop and world music, and have enchanted audiences and critics alike with their virtuosity and great range of expression.

Weddings & private events

In addition to his concert performances, Alan also enjoys providing a musical background for weddings, corporate functions, exhibitions and dinner parties. With a mixture of light classical, Spanish music, jazz and standards, Alan can add an extra touch of class to any social or business occasion. Alan is available for any event, from the biggest corporate function to parties in private homes.

Traditional wedding music

Anonymous: Renaissance lute pieces
Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Gershwin: Prelude No. 2
Gnossienne No. 5
Je te veux
MacDowell: To a Wild Rose
Mendelssohn: Wedding March
Mertz: Liebeslied
Myers: Cavatina (theme from “The Deer Hunter”)
Pachelbel: Canon in D
Pachelbel: Canon in D
Prelude in D
Purcell: Trumpet Tune
Satie: Gymnopedie No. 1
Schumann: From a Foreign Land
Sheep May Safely Graze
Siciliana (from Violin Sonata No. 1)
Sor: Various Studies
Wagner: Bridal Chorus

Spanish & Latin American music

Albeniz: Cadiz
Barrios: Julia Florida
Canco del lladre
Danza Paraguaya
El Noi de la mare
El Testament d’Amelia
Flamenco guitar solos including Alegrias, Zapateado, Soleares, Farruca and Bulerias
Lauro: La Gatica
Ponce: Por ti mi corazon
Spanish Romance
Tarrega: Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Valse Venezolano No. 2

Show tunes & Jazz standards

Ain’t Misbehavin’
All I Ask (Lloyd Webber)
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Georgia On My Mind
Londonderry Air
My Favourite Things
Scarborough Fair
Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Popular music arrangements

Annie’s Song (John Denver)
From Me to You
Her Majesty
If I Fell
My Heart Will Go On (Theme from “Titanic”)
She Loves You
The Beatles: Here, There and Everywhere

  1. Really set the scene

    Just a quick note to say thank you so much for your fantastic guitar playing at our wedding at Beaumanor Hall. It really set the scene for a beautiful day!

  2. Played beautifully

    Thank you so much for playing so beautifully at our wedding last week. We greatly appreciated what you brought to the ceremony and the effort you had put in to play the music we had requested!

  3. Excellent

    Many thanks for everything on Sunday, everyone commented on how great it was to listen to you play so well. Thanks again, Caroline and I thought you were excellent!

  4. Gorgeous

    Thank you so much for the gorgeous music on Saturday. We loved it!

  5. Perfect music

    Thanks so much for providing the perfect music for the party last weekend.! It was exactly as we wanted and Mum thoroughly enjoyed her 80th birthday!

  6. Great ambience

    Didn’t have time to speak to you on the day but just wanted to say a big thank you. Everybody remarked on how lovely the music was. Really created a great ambience! Once again, thank you

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Ashton Lodge
Barnsdale Hall
Barnsdale Lodge
Beaumanor Hall
Belvoir Castle
Bradsall Priory
Burton Town Hall
Doddington Hall
Doddington Hall
Oakham Castle
Old Trafford Stadium Platinum Suite!
Prestwold Hall
Quorn Grange
Ringwood Hall Hotel
Rushton Hall
Scalford Hall
Shottle Hall
The National Portrait Gallery
Whitwell Conference Centre

Solo appearances with orchestras

Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra
Cambridge University Chamber Orchestra
Ensemble Exposé
Leicestershire Sinfonia
The Nieuw Ensemble
University of Leicester Orchestra

Festival appearances

“Modern Britain” series (UK)
Aldeburgh (UK)
American Music Week (Bulgaria)
Bath Guitar Festival (UK)
BBC Proms (UK)
Berlin Festival (Germany)
BMIC “Cutting Edge” series
Brighton (UK)
Cheltenham Festival (UK)
Electric Spring (UK)
GAS (Sweden)
Gaudeamus Festival (NL)
Guitar Foundation of America (USA)
Hoxton (UK)
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (UK)
New Music Nights (Slovakia)
Output Festival (NL)
Oxford Contemporary Music (UK)
Rotterdam Biennial (NL)
Spitalfields (UK)
SPNM “Solo Spotlights” series (UK)
Ultima (Norway)
Voix Nouvelles (France)
Witten New Music Days (Germany)
Zwolle Guitar Festival (NL)

Performed & recorded with…

Almeida Opera Ensemble
Andrew Sparling (clarinet)
Apartment House
Backbeat Percussion Quartet
Capella Amsterdam
David Alberman (violin)
Ensemble Corrente
Ensemble Expose
Juliet Fraser (soprano)
Juliette Pochin (mezzo-soprano)
London Steve Reich Ensemble
Michael Finnissy (piano)
New London Chamber Choir
Scottish Flute Trio

Set Up Time
1 hours
Arrival Time
Finish time
Space required
Minimum space
2m x 2m
Maximum space
2m x 2m
PA System included
PA Suitable for
150 people
Stage Lighting
Dance Floor Lighting
Free use of PA via iPod etc
DJ included
Other requirements
1 x 13 amp socket
Soft drinks as required. Parking.
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