Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods to Spanish, Latin American and contemporary music
Alison’s repertoire is rich and diverse, displaying the many techniques and nuances of the classical guitar. Her programmes appeal to a wide audience and are always accompanied by friendly introductions, drawing the audience in further. She is musically very versatile performing a range of music from the Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods to Spanish, Latin American and contemporary music. Alison plays a Christopher Dean guitar.
26th August 2020 - BBC Radio 3
Petroc's Classical rise and shine.
11th - 13th September 2020 - Cawsand Bay Guitarfest
These events have sadly had to be postponed to next year due to Covid 19. The new dates are 10th - 12th September 2021. More information will follow soon.
An exciting classical guitar weekend by the sea, on the stunning Rame Peninsula with Craig Ogden, the Eden Stell Guitar Duo & Alison Smith. Following on from such a highly successful Guitarfest last year, we are returning with another exciting weekend combining great music in an area of outstanding natural beauty that inspires creativity. The stunning location by the sea makes for a perfect break from the hustle and bustle.
There will be concerts, a master class, workshops, ensemble playing, artists interviews and question & answer session, informal playing opportunities, cream tea, sea view dinners and lots of fun in a friendly environment. Alison, Director of the Guitarfest will be giving a concert and teaching.
Cawsand Congregational Church, Garret St, Cawsand PL10 1PD
Alison, who is known to often leave audiences spellbound by her sensitivity, will perform a delightful programme including the World Premiere of a work composed about Rame Head and dedicated to her and the Guitarfest by the highly acclaimed composer William Lovelady.