Journey into 19th Century Italian Guitar with Dr. James Buckland

November 6, 2023

Classical music enthusiasts and history lovers don’t miss an extraordinary evening at Presbyterian College on Thursday, November 9th at 7:30 pm. Dr. James Buckland, an internationally renowned guitarist, researcher, and writer, will take the stage for a solo guitar recital.

Titled “La Chitarra Italiano dell’Ottocento, a Piacere ~ The Guitar in 19th Century Italy, at the Pleasure of the Performer,” this program offers a unique Italian musical experience. It features works by Paganini, Giuliani, and Dr. Buckland, emphasizing freedom of expression and improvisation. This recital breaks away from classical music conventions, offering historical depth with a modern twist.

Dr. Buckland is not only a performer but also a luthier, crafting his own historical guitars with original-style gut strings. His expertise in the early history of the guitar is known worldwide, with articles published in over 40 countries and multiple languages.

Join us at Edmunds Hall, Presbyterian College, for a captivating evening. Best of all, it’s free and open to the public. Experience the enchanting sounds of 19th-century Italian guitar and explore its rich history with Dr. James Buckland on November 9th.