Music Network Residency Concert

Irish & Spanish Baroque Guitar Music

One of the world's leading baroque guitarists brings his incredible virtuosity to Ireland for the first time

Xavier Díaz-Latorre - Baroque Guitar

The 17th century was a golden age for the guitar and some of the period’s greatest musicians played and composed for it. In this concert the magical sounds of the Baroque guitar will transport you from the Dublin of Carolan and Swift to the palaces and taverns of Imperial Spain.

Xavier Díaz-Latorre is recognised as one of the world’s leading lutenist and baroque guitarists. He is the lutenist of choice for the internationally acclaimed viol player and conductor, Jordi Savall. Xavier has a busy international performing career including at venues venues such as Carnegie Hall and Covent Garden and has made over 40 recordings for international labels. He teaches Early Plucked String Performance and Continuo at Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya and the Royal Conservatory of Brussels.

...breathtaking… Early Music Review

This concert is curated by Eamon Sweeney, Music Network Artist in Residence 2018/9 an initiative of Music Network in partnership with Wicklow County Council Arts Office and Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre.