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Sunday
Apr192015

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.

BOOK HERE

7th May 2015 Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London 

8th May 2015 Stamford Arts Centre, Stamford 

9th May 2015 The Cut, Suffolk 

12th May 2015 Colchester Arts Centre, Colchester

13th May 2015 The National Centre for Early Music, York

15th May 2015 Holywell Music Room, Oxford

16th May 2015 The Electric Theatre, Guildford

20th May 2015 The Forge Venue, London 

Eduardo Martin & Ahmed Dickinson from Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas on Vimeo.

 

Sunday
Apr192015

Cuban Music on Two Guitars: Helen Sanderson & Ahmed Dickinson at the Cervantes Institute, London. 

 

Concerts at the Cervantes Institute is an exciting new platform for outstanding emerging artists in the field of Iberican classical music. Continuing the 2015 programme is a new collaboration between Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas and Helen Sanderson, exploring compelling two-guitar repertoire of Cuba. With irresistible rhythms, this is music for the feet as well as the heart. Join us in the beautifully-renovated Auditorium at the Instituto Cervantes to bask in the warm and colourful classical music of Latin America.

Héctor Angulo Para Roberto y Clara

Carlos Fariñas Música para dos guitarras (UK premiere)

Eduardo Martín Suite Habana | Sones y flores | Aguas profundas (UK premiere) | Hasta Alicia baila | Preludio, canto y rezo a Obatalá

 

Thu 30 April 2015, 7.00pm
 Instituto Cervantes Auditorium
. 102, Eaton Square 
London
 SW1W 9AN
United Kingdom

PLUS join us before the concert at 6.30pm for a complimentary glass of Spanish wine

 

This is an ILAMS concert organised in collaboration with the Instituto Cervantes as part of the Concerts at the Cervantes series, with the kind support of the British Spanish Society

Sunday
Apr192015

CUBA FANTASTIQUE!!

Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas and Mestizo Duo partner Emma Blanco, are thrilled to announce that they will be performing the world premiere of 2014 Grammy nominee Eduardo Martín's Concierto Mestizo for Violin, Guitar and Orchestra. The Concierto Mestizo has been commissioned by Spencer Down and the Docklands Sinfonia (which Emma has been leading since January 2013) and they will perform it with them on Friday 10th July at St Anne's, Limehouse.

This thrilling and exotic Cuba-themed concert will also include George Gershwin’s Cuban Overture and Hector Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique. GET YOUR TICKETS HERE NOW!

Sunday
Mar012015

NEW DATES ANNOUNCED!! Ahmed Dickinson amongst leading artists collaborating with Carlos Acosta.

This Summer Ahmed Dickinson is performing again on Carlos Acosta's show "Cubania" at the Royal Opera House in London. Carlos Acosta, the world-famous dancer is coming back with a selected group of talented fellow Cuban artists including Danza Contemporanea de Cuba (Cuban Contemporary Dance Company) percussionist and arranger Hammadi Rencurrell Valdes, Ahmed Dickinson, and dancer/choreographer Miguel Altunaga (Rambert Ballet). 27th July to 2nd August - 7:30pm Royal Opera House. Tickets £80, £72, £67, £62, £55, £12 & £10. BOOK HERE

Wednesday
Jan142015

CYCLE GUITARES DU MONDE