Friday 16 November 2018 7.30 pm in Cairns Church

SEAN SHIBE guitar »

Scottish lute music
JS Bach
Brett Dean
Federico Mompou
from Balcarres, Rowallan, Straloch and Wemyss MS
Lute Suite in E minor, B WV 996
Three Capriccios after Goya
Suite Compostelana

At 26, Edinburgh-born Sean Shibe is already recognised as one of the leading guitarists of his generation. The first guitarist to be selected as a Radio 3 New Generation Artist, his recent solo CD was Gramophone magazine's 'Editor's Choice'. This programme demonstrates the huge range of colours he can conjure from his instrument, from Jacobean lute music to the vibrant Spanish music of Mompou via Bach and Australian composer Brett Dean.

Shibe is another Julian Bream, or something close. His playing unites finesse and poetry...
The Sunday Times

Genius, a term which should rarely be applied to performing musicians, but at 25 he has it.
The Arts Desk

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