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Maria Camahort

Music

Overview

  • Spanish guitarist and ensemble
  • Excellent repertoire of Spanish music as well as some classical
  • Performs solo and can expand up to duo, trio and quintet

Location

Maria is based in London and available UK wide.

Standard Set Times

  • Two 45 minutes set with 15 min break

About this Act

Maria Camahort is a London based guitarist, ensemble leader, composer and teacher. She graduated with a distinction in MMus Performance from the Guildhall School of Music, and awarded with the Guildhall Artist Fellowship 2010-12. Her exceptional knowledge of her instrument and her devotion towards chamber music and collaborative projects have given her the opportunity to perform in a great variety of genres, settings and contexts.

Her solo repertoire includes Baroque, Classical, Latin influenced, jazz influenced, Spanish and contemporary music. She can also present acts with other instrumentalists. Duos with soprano, flute, violin, cello, etc. Trios with strings, quartets, etc. She also can offer two particular projects (trio and quintet) of a mixture between Classical and Spanish traditional music.

Maria has performed in several festivals such as City of London Festival, London Guitar Festival, Kings Place Festival, Buxton Festival, Bath Guitar Festival, Barcelona Guitar Festival, International Conservatoire Week Festival, Edinburgh Guitar & Music Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, etc. She has performed in venues of many cities, such as Barcelona, Madrid, London, Paris, Brussels, St Petesburg, Warsaw, Cracow, Sevilla, Valencia, Oxford, Edinburgh, Brighton, Orléans, etc. In London, she has performed at Kings Place, Southbank Centre, LSO St Luke's, St James´s Picadilly, The Forge, Barbican Centre Pit Theatre, Bishopsgate Institute, Jackson's Lane Theatre, The Blue Elephant Theatre, St Martin in the Fields and Bolivar Hall among others.

'Maria Camahort with her Quintet is making an admirable contribution to the musical life of London.'

International Classical Guitar

Set List

Solo Guitar, from classical to repertoire influenced by spanish, latin, jazz music
Works by J.S. bach, Mertz, Tárrega, Barrios, Piazzolla, Falla, etc

Duos with other instruments: Classical, Spanish, and others influences.
Works by Falla, Granados, Mompou, Walton, Bach, Mozart, etc.

Trios focusing in Spanish Music: Traditional Spanish Songs (Coplas), other latin repertoire.
Songs: Volver, Lagrimas Negras, La Llorona, Ojos Verdes, Dos Gardenias, etc.

Quintet: Music by Spanish composers with influences of traditional spanish music.
Works by Falla, Lorca, Granados, Mompou, Toldrà, Gasull, Paco De Lucia, Chano Domínguez, etc.

Lineup

  • Solo guitar
  • Duo or Trio (guitar, voice, percussion) focusing on Spanish Music
  • Quintet (guitar, violin, soprano, cello, percussion), focusing on Spanish Music

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