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Wednesday
Aug242011

Live performance at St Martin-in-the-Fields, January 2011

Live performance of the Quintet for Guitar and String Quartet by Leo Brouwer. Featuring Cuban guitarist Ahmed Dickinson and the Santiago Quartet. January 2011.

Cuban guitarist Ahmed Dickinson and Santiago Quartet perform Leo Brouwer's Beatlerianas. Live from St Martin in the Fields, 10 January 2011. Movements are: Eleanor Rigby; Yesterday; She Is Leaving Home; A Ticket To Ride; Got To Get You Into My Life; Here, There and Everywhere; Penny Lane.

Saturday
Jul232011

The Havana Suite reviewed in Songlines Magazine

The prestigious British magazine Songlines has published a very warm review of Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas latest album "The Havana Suite". Describing the recording as "beautifully crafted" the magazine has considered this installment yet "another mark on Ahmed's ascent".

Monday
Jul042011

The Havana Suite Album Launched

Cuban guitarist Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas released his latest album - The Havana Suite, with a live performance on 17th May at London s Soho restaurant/bar/club -Floridita. The album is the result of his collaboration and work with Trio Mestizo and is a homage to Havana and its famous decaying beauty.

This collection of beautiful works by Cuban composer Eduardo Martin, features the combined talents of Ahmed s sublime guitar playing, together with the percussion and musical co-production of Hammadi Rencurrel, and Emma Blanco on violin.

An innovative production, the album exploits the interaction between contemporary Cuban guitar sonorities and well-known Cuban musical genres such as Rumba, Danzon, Cha-cha-cha, Changui, Bolero, and Timba, amongst others

Tuesday
May172011

Ashley Stewart's Art Sponsorship for 2011

Ahmed Dickinson has been recently awarded the Ashley Stewart's Art Sponsorship for 2011. 

The UK and US based company will support several of Dickinson's musical projects over the current year. 

 

Friday
Apr012011

The Little Proms

Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas at the Little Proms in January 2010, performing Divertimentos Tropicales (Inevitable & Chacumbele) by Cuban composer Eduardo Martin.