Concert Programmes

Avril’s classical guitar repertoire includes works by Narvaez, Milan, Sanz, Bach, Mertz, Carulli, Carcassi, Sor, Guiliani, Tarrega, Lauro, Villa Lobos, Pernambuco, Torroba, Albeniz, Granados, Rodrigo, Ponce, Turina, Bennett, Brouwer, Walton, Bolling, Lindsay-Clarke, Ryan, Powlesland and Kinsey. 

Hermanus Music Society presents Avril Kinsey performing a solo guitar recital of works by Eythor Thorlakkson, Sor (the virtuosic Variations on a theme by Mozart) Llobet’s beautiful Canco del LLadre, Paganini’s Romanze from the Grand Sonate,  Pernambuco’s famous Sons de Carilhoes, Vincent Lindsay-Clarke, Morel (Danza Brasilera) and several of Avril’s own most famous works, including Sad Song, Sensual and Mokoro amongst others. Venue: Bouchard Finlayson on Friday 3o September, 2016 at 18h30. Kinsey’s solo programme is currently available for accepting bookings at other venues in and around Cape Town and South Africa. 

Avril prepares for the Pavarotti World Tour Concert

SAMPLE SOLO CLASSICAL GUITAR PROGRAMME

El Maestro: 4 Fantasias  – Luis De Milan (transcribed for guitar by A Kinsey)
Suite No I for cello (BWV1007)  – J S Bach (transcribed  for guitar by M Lorimer)
Variations on a Theme by Mozart  – F Sor
Garrotin y Soleares  – J Turina
2 Venezolano Waltzes  – A Lauro
Capricho Arabe  – F Tarrega
5 Impromptus  – R R Bennett
Fynbos Suite – A Kinsey

Rehearsing for the Concierto de Aranjuez – Rodrigo
Aranjuez Rehearsal


SAMPLE ORCHESTRAL GUITAR PROGRAMMES

Concerto for Guitar and Strings in D Major – A Vivaldi
Concierto de Aranjuez – J Rodrigo
Fantasia para un gentilhombre – J Rodrigo
Concerto for Classical Guitar and Jazz Piano – C Bolling

 

 

Avril’s African-inspired repertoire includes mostly her own works, as well as those by South African composers:
Glasser, Hewitt, Buss, Klatzow and Zaidel-Rudolph.

 

Scan 1SAMPLE AFRICAN-INSPIRED CONCERT PROGRAMME

4 Traditional African Songs – arr. A Kinsey
4 Bagatelles – F Buss
Mokoro (Song of the Water) – A Kinsey
Modjadji (The Rain Queen) – A Kinsey
Bushmen (Spirit of the Wilderness) – A Kinsey
Mr Masenga’s Walk – S Glasser
Afrique du Temps Jadis – A Kinsey

Rehearsing in the Whale Well

Whale Well

 

SAMPLE YOUTUBE RECORDINGS

Mokoro (Song of the Water)

Danza Brasilera

Mr Masenga’s Walk – Stanley Glasser

Cuban Dance