Guitars Galore at SGI-UK's Taplow Court
The year's second Guitars Galore concert was held at the Ikeda New Century Hall at SGI-UK's Taplow Court Grand Culture Center in Berkshire, UK, on August 29, 2010. Approximately 400 SGI-UK members, guests and visitors attended.
The concert included 19 performances ranging from solo classical pieces to rock and jazz. Performers included seven guitarists from the UK, saxophonist and clarinetist Dai Pritchard, violinist Mary O'Connor and double bass player Nigel Thomas. Vocalist Julie Anne Gates performed a rendition of "Cry Me a River" and composer Evie Sanidas sang an original song titled "Stand By You."
[Adapted from an article in the September 2010 issue of the SGI-UK Online Bulletin; photos courtesy of Peter J. Walsh]