Hats off to Lucas Zampaglione!!! Lucas is a very talented young guitarist who is just finishing his studies at the Universidad Nacional de las Artes in Buenos Aires, before heading over to Europe for further studies. Lucas discovered my piece ‘Sing, Memory’ (for guitar and harpsichord) a couple of years ago and performed it with a fellow student.
Now, on Monday, as part of his final recital, he’s performing THE WHOLE of ‘Apollo Toccate’! This is a monster of a piece that lasts for almost 20 minutes and is a considerable challenge for any guitarist. Lucas is the first guitarist, after Rody van Gemert (who premiered and recorded it), to play the piece in its entirety. Many thanks, Lucas, and good luck for the recital!