The new release from Stephen Marchionda, "La guitarra poética", features transcriptions for guitar from the original piano music of Enriq...
The new release from Stephen Marchionda, "La guitarra poética", features transcriptions for guitar from the original piano music of Enrique Granados. Stephen has premiered both new works and his own adventurous transcriptions on recording. Among his other recordings on the MDG label are his transcriptions of "Sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti" and “Serenata, transcriptions of works by Isaac Albéniz". Both recordings have received exceptional attention and plaudits. With the award winning "Songs for Tenor and Guitar" (Chandos Records), he made the premiere recording of Nicholas Maw’s masterpiece "Music of Memory" for solo guitar, along with other works by Benjamin Britten and John Dowland. He has recorded as well the complete series of variations and preludes of Manuel María Ponce on Universal Records (ASV). Stephen is known on the international concert scene as a performer who blends the expressive, colourist playing of the past with modern technique, flair, imagination and scholarship.