Paul Galbraith, classical guitar
October 2, 2010
The BCGS welcomes Paul Galbraith to kick off the2010-11 Artist Series on October 2nd at 8 p.m. A native of Scotland and currently residing in Brazil, Paul Galbraith is one of the most unique guitarists on the international concert scene. He is the co-developer of the Brahms guitar, an 8-string instrument that uses a higher and a lower string to extend its range. Furthermore, it is played in a cello-like posture, complete with an end pin that connects to a resonator box. The posture, in turn, allows for a freer movement of the arms and prevents the player’s body from dampening the vibrations of the instrument. Paul’s recordings have garnered much praise, especially his album of French impressionist works and his interpretation of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Violin Sonatas & Partitas and his Lute Suites.