Date: Sat 20 Aug
Name: Andrea Dieci
Style: Classical Guitar
Multiple award-winning concert artist Andrea Dieci is renowned worldwide as one of the great classical guitarists of the modern era. In recent years he has appeared in every continent of the world, and his concerts have received glowing tributes from national newspapers across Europe and in the USA. He has also regularly appeared on radio and television for RAI, Vatican Radio, Radio Nacional Española, Swiss-Italian Radio-Television, Euroradio and the BBC.
Dieci has released no fewer than fourteen CDs with MAP, Nuova Era, Bèrben, DotGuitar and Brilliant Classics labels... and won the Golden Guitar award on two occasions!
Andrea Dieci is also a renowned teacher who has presented masterclasses around Europe as well as in Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Singapore and the USA, including the Royal Academy of Music of London, the Royal Conservatoire of Brussels, the Nihon Guitar Conservatory in Japan, the University of Santa Maria in Brazil and numerous Universities in the USA. He is currently based at the Vecchi-Tonelli Conservatoire in Modena, and gives annual masterclasses at the Regondi Guitar Academy in Milan.
Hellys 2022 Director Ben Salfield described Dieci as “certainly the greatest classical guitarist of our time; perhaps the greatest ever.”