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Wednesday
Jan142015

WELCOME TO THE LIVE GUITAR DUETS TOUR 2015!!!!

Following a successful London debut in 2014 Grammy nominee Eduardo Martin, one of the most prominent contemporary guitar composers and his former student Ahmed Dickinson-Cardenas hit the UK roads for the first time. With their uninhibited Cuban exuberance they have created a fresh approach to african, jazz and classical music. 
Bridging the gap between two generations, these guitar virtuosos transport you to Cuba with their irresistible duets. 

 

20th May 2015 The Forge Venue, London
16th May 2015 The Electric Theatre Guildford,
15th May 2015 Holywell Music Room, Oxford
13th May 2015 The National Centre for Early Music

12th May 2015 Colchester Arts Centre
9th May 2015 The Cut, Suffolk
8th May 2015 Stamford Arts Centre.
7th May 2015 Guildhall School of Music and Drama


Wednesday
Jan142015

CYCLE GUITARES DU MONDE

Saturday
Nov152014

Ahmed Dickinson writes for the Guardian Online!!!

The London-based guitarist is very impressed with FAbrica de Arte Cubano(FAC), a new arts space in a converted factory, offering cutting-edge art, music, dance and cinema. READ HERE

Sunday
Nov022014

Classical meets Jazz in Scotland

Two Virtuosos of the guitar, the Scottish World-Jazz guitarist and composer David MacGregor, and Cuban Classical guitarist Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas, get together in an exclusive series of concerts to present an avant-garde project combining original music as well as Cuban, Classical and Jazz. The two musicians share the stage playing a mixture of guitar duets and solo pieces, as well as narrating interesting experiences through the show. Their relaxed stage presence and amazing skills on their instruments create a truly unique, intimate, fresh and interesting experience for any music lovers. This will be a night of professionalism, extraordinary ability on the instrument and amazing improvisational skills, The perfect opportunity for people of different generations to get together and enjoy a wonderful night of Music.

8th November - Birnam Arts Centre, Station Road, Birnam, Dunkeld, Perthshire PH8 0DS, Tickets £12/10/£5 under 16's - 8:00pm

9th November - The Vodoo Rooms, 19a West Register Street, Edimburg EH2 2AA, Tickets £10- 7:15pm

 

Saturday
Sep202014

THE CUBAN GUITAR SERIES 

On 21st September Ahmed Dickinson will start in London a series of performances and master classes that will take him through Europe, Canada and the US. The performances, called the Cuban Guitar Series, will be packed with premieres and aim to promote the work by Cuban composers from diverse generations and styles including Leo Brouwer, "Latin Grammy" winner Yalil Guerra, Eduardo Martín, Luis Manuel Molina and Jose Antonio Rojas. The performances include:

The Forge, London - 21st September

Music Academy of Gdansk, Poland - 14th November 2014

Cornel School of Contemporary Music, Shepherd University, LA, USA - 14th February 2015

Maison de L'etudiant. L'universite Via la Domita. Perpignan, France - 24th February 2015