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Anthony Davison



  • Solo Classical Guitarist
  • Wide ranging repertoire spanning 500 years
  • Popular/Spanish/Romantic/Classical/Baroque/Lute


The Guitarist is based in Darlington and has made frequent appearances all over Yorkshire and the North East

Standard Set Times

  • Two 1 Hour sets + breaks

About this Act

Anthony Davison is an award-winning guitarist and instrumental teacher based in Co. Durham and North Yorkshire. He has over 20 years playing and teaching experience and holds diplomas in both Electric and Classical Guitar performance.

A pupil of John Forsyth MBE (a former student of both Julian Bream and John Williams) and graduate of the ICMP (Europe’s Finest School of Modern Music), Anthony has an extensive repertoire ranging from famous concert works, to all time solo guitar favourites. He regularly provides high quality music for all types of events, from weddings and christenings to corporate functions and private parties.

In the last 2 years Anthony has seen demand for appearances increase dramatically due to successful performances at a number of significant, competitive music festivals in front of International Adjudicators.

In 2010 Anthony was rated “Outstanding” by Vice Chairman of the B A I F F, Composer and Conductor Colin Touchin, when he was crowned joint overall champion and first-placed Instrumentalist at the 100th Wensleydale Tournament of Song. Several more winning performances followed, one of which saw Anthony rewarded with first prize at the 75th Anniversary Harrogate Music Festival; Classical Guitar Open Category.

In 2011 Anthony was shortlisted for a Best of Darlington Award for Services to the Arts. He has since performed to VIP audiences, played at some of the region’s top hotels, made radio broadcasts and has appeared as a music guest on Hardeep Singh Kholi`s Chat Masala show.

Anthony Davison plays Jose Ramirez 2CWE Electro Classical Guitars and uses top-of the-range Fishman and AER amplification for a polished, professional sound:- the perfect accompaniment to any occasion.

Set List


Speak Softly Love (Theme from the Godfather)-Rota
Classical Gas-Williams
5 Pictures of Sark- Lyndsey Clark


Homage a Tarrega,Op. 69-Turina
Etude in A, Op. 60: No.3-Carcassi
Etude in A minor: No. 7-Carcassi
Etude in A minor-Carcassi
Tre Rondo Brillanti, Op.2: No.2 in A minor-Aguado
Grand Solo, Op.14-Sor
Variations on a Theme of Handel, Op.107 -Giuliani
Capriccio, Op.100, No.11-Giuliani


Andante Moderato-Ferrer
Recuerdos de la Alhambra-Tarrega
Capriccio Arabe-Tarrega
Minuet in C-Barrios
The Sleep of the Little Doll-Barrios
Reverie: Nocturne,Op.19-Regondi


Suite No.1 in E minor, BWV 996-Bach
Prelude in D Minor-Bach
The Earl of Essex, His Galliard-Dowland
Selected Italian Renaissance Lute Pieces-Anon.


  • Solo Classical Guitarist


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