Recitals

Francisco Antonio has established a reputation as one of the finest concert solo flamenco guitarists in the UK and has performed extensively throughout the country.

Recent concert: Guitar Masters 2012 (Brighton Festival)
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Bulerias                         Solea (traditional)

Other video samples


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Audio samples

1. Alegrias
2. Taranta
3. Flamenco Waltz
4. Guajiras
5. Farruca
6. Bulerias
7. Alegrias (by Sabicas)
8. Tangos (Duo)

Francisco's recital work - in which he plays his own compositions within strict flamenco frameworks - demonstrates the unique harmonic and technical approach required in the mastery and performance of what is one of the most expressive, exciting and evocative musical instruments -
The Flamenco Guitar.


Recital Formats

-Full solo recital (can include accompanist at end of each half)

-Half recital (ideal for lunchtime concerts)

-Shared recital with classical guitarist (1st half classical guitar and 2nd half flamenco guitar

Reviews

Francisco combines a purist's understanding of the musical, social and cultural traditions and 'grammar' of flamenco with the ability to use this knowledge for new directions in his own compositions - herein lies the essential skill of simultaneously maintaining and developing such a vital art form.Chris Kilvington

Francisco has successfully managed to revitalize the toques introducing many fresh and exciting ideas whilst also demonstrating a great deal of respect and knowledge of flamenco's rich heritage. Guitar International

Francisco Antonio proved to be a player of outstanding skill and imagination. Classical Guitar