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With Roberto Aussel
at the Royal Academy of Music

9 Nov 2021



Attend in person!

Socially-distanced live event

Angela Burgess Recital Hall,

Royal Academy of Music

Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 5HT

Nearest tube: Baker Street / Great Portland Street



£4 Concessions

£4 Friends of Echoes Festival (click HERE to join)

'An extraordinary guitarist.'

The Guardian

Join Roberto Aussel at the Royal Academy of Music on the 9th November as he shares his expertise with  students in an evening of open masterclasses. Participants will work specifically on individual movements the Cinco piezas for guitar, Piazzolla's only solo guitar piece, which he was inspired to compose after hearing one of Roberto Aussel's live concerts. Aussel performed the world premiere in 1980 at the Paris UNESCO auditorium, with the maestro in the audience. In 1981, with Piazzolla on bandoneon, Aussel subsequently shared the Parisian premiere of his Double Concerto for Bandoneon, Guitar and Orchestra.

Astor Piazzolla Cinco piezas


Roberto Aussel tutor

Emanuele Addis guitar

Sungbin Cho guitar

Jianhao Zhou guitar

Gus McQuade guitar

Goncalo Maia Caetano guitar

Born in La Plata, Argentina, Roberto Aussel is highly regarded as one of the world's finest classical guitarists. He enjoys an active career performing on concert stages across the world, alongside a permanent teaching post at the Musikhochschule of Cologne. His repertoire ranges from the Baroque to contemporary music and includes Latin American folk and popular music. He has edited guitar music collections for the publishers Editions Henry Lemoine and l’Empreinte mélodique, and has garnered First Prizes at some of the most prestigious international competitions, including Radio France, Porto Alegre (Brazil) and Alirio Díaz (Venezuela). In 1999 he won the prestigious Konex de Platino prize awarded by the Konex Foundation of Buenos Aires, and in 2016 he received the Honorary José Tomás Award by the Petrer Guitar Festival (Spain).

Organised by ILAMS as part of Echoes Festival 2021 in collaboration with the Instituto Cervantes and the Royal Academy of Music, with the kind support of the Embassy of Argentina

SNEAK PEEK! Roberto Aussel plays 'Compadre' from Piazzolla's Cinco piezas

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020 7873 7373

Please note that during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, event details may change. We recommend clicking back here nearer the date of the concert for any updates.

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Background video: Time-lapse view of the Obelisk on the Avenida 9 de Julio in Buenos Aires, Argentina

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