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Shenandoah Guitar Festival: Gaëlle Solal + Gohar Vardanyan
06.15.24 | Armstrong Concert Hall
Shenandoah Guitar Festival
Gaëlle Solal + Gohar Vardanyan

Saturday, June 15, 2024 at 7:00 p.m.
Armstrong Concert Hall
Shenandoah Conservatory

Gaëlle Solal, guitar
“Si le jour…”
Cadenza from Concierto: Tres gráficos, Movement III

Maurice Ohana (1913–1992)

Granada from Suite Española, op. 49

Isaac Albéniz (1860–1909)

20 Avril (Planh) from Si le jour paraît…

Maurice Ohana (1913–1992)

Pavana-Capricho, op. 12

Isaac Albéniz (1860–1909)

Saturnal from Cadran lunaire

Maurice Ohana (1913–1992)

Mallorca from 12 Piezas características, op. 92

Isaac Albéniz (1860–1909)


Maurice Ohana (1913–1992)

Capricho Catalan from España, op. 165

Isaac Albéniz (1860–1909)

Extraits from Concierto: Tres Gráficos

Maurice Ohana (1913–1992)

Cadíz from Suite Española, op. 49

Isaac Albéniz (1860–1909)

Gohar Vardanyan, guitar
Suite in A Minor

Gavotte I + II

Manuel María Ponce (1882–1948)

Milonga del Angel
La Muerte del Angel

Astor Piazzolla (1921–1992)
arr. Baltazar Benítez

Invocación y Danza

Joaquín Rodrigo (1901–1999)


Isaac Albéniz (1860–1909)

Shenandoah Guitar Festival
June 14–16, 2024 | Armstrong Hall

Shenandoah Conservatory will host its inaugural Shenandoah Guitar Festival, from Friday, June 14, through Sunday, June 16, 2024 in Armstrong Hall. Under the direction of Associate Professor of Guitar and Director of Guitar Studio Colin Davin, the festival brings together some of the most compelling artists on the classical and acoustic guitar scenes today. Over the course of three days, participants and audiences can enjoy world-class concerts, engaging masterclasses and workshops, and a student/participant guitar ensemble led by Shenandoah alumna Kami Rowan ’90, ’10 (M.M. in Performance, D.M.A. in Performance), who also serves as director of the U.S. Guitar Orchestra and Charles A. Dana Professor of Music at Guilford College.

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Give Now to Support the Shenandoah Guitar Festival

The Shenandoah Conservatory Guitar Studio is raising money to support the first ever Shenandoah Guitar Festival. Founded in 2024, funds will go toward supporting concerts, masterclasses, workshops, production costs, and marketing materials.

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Special Thanks

Gaëlle Solal appears in part through the support of Wallonie-Bruxelles International.

Accessibility & Reminders

Wheelchair accessible restrooms are available across the courtyard in Gregory Hall (approximately 100 feet from the Armstrong Concert Hall lobby). Please notify house management for assistance.

Patrons are requested to silence cell phones and other electronic devices during performances. The taking of photographs and the use of recording equipment are not permitted during performances.