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Saturday, 24 February 2024 at 7:30pm
Celebrity Concert with Jonathan Parkin
Turner Sims, Southampton

In 2015 Jonathan graduated with first class honors from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama  where he studied with John Mills and Helen Sanderson, amongst others. 

In 2017, he gained his Masters Degree  in Performance at Trinity Laban in London with distinction. He began to build his profile as a performer at the Wigmore Hall, Kings Place, The Barbican and Saint James’ Piccadilly and at the IGF London Guitar Festival.

In recent years his sensitive and virtuosic playing has brought him international praise at the very highest level. He has been a prize winner and finalist at some of the most prestigious international guitar competitions including Certamen Llobet, the London International Guitar Competition and the Concurso International Raimundo.

Currently based in Valencia, Jonathan is a professor at both the Escuela Superior de Música Alto Rendimiento and at the Conservatorio Professional Ignacio Monzonís. He combines his teaching activity with solo and chamber recitals throughout Europe.

An immensely gifted and talented musician


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Saturday, 28 October 2023 at 7:30pm
Celebrity Concert with VIDA Guitar Quartet
Turner Sims, Southampton

SCGS Members will benefit from a member discount on tickets for this concert. Get your discount code here

Four exceptional guitarists. A programme that includes Bernstein's West Side Story Suite

The VIDA Guitar Quartet brings together four guitarists of exceptional artistry who share a passion for chamber music.

Mark Ashford and Amanda Cook are both internationally renowned performers in their own right. Mark Eden and Christopher Stell are otherwise known as the Eden Stell Guitar Duo, one of the most innovative guitar duos in the world.

Since forming in 2007, VIDA has performed to critical acclaim in major UK venues and are sought-after festival artists throughout the UK, Europe and North America

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