'a staggering achievement' Songlines Magazine
'hypnotic beauty' Classical Guitar Magazine
We are incredibly lucky to welcome South Africa's amazing guitarist Derek Gripper to our first season at Stapleford Granary. Derek will be joining us from a UK tour which also takes in a performance at the Globe Theatre, London, with the legendary guitarist John Williams.
Artist/speaker: Derek Gripper
DEREK GRIPPER is one of the most exciting guitarists on the world stage. He has arranged and performed on classical guitar the compositions of legendary Mali musicians Toumani Diabate and Ali Farka Toure. Derek’s output includes original compositions, interpretations of the works of Brazilian composer Egberto Gismonti, collaborations with classical Indian tabla, and arrangements of J.S.Bach’s solo violin works.