Category Archives: Gigs

Music of the Spheres

The Moonlight Mandolin Orchestra will be performing a Sunday afternoon concert with Cambridge’s recorder band Zero Gravity. Music by Philip Glass, David Bowie, Gioachino Rossini, and Turlough O’Carolan.

 

15:00 Sunday 19.11.2017

St Luke’s Church, Victoria Road, Cambridge CB4 3DZ

Booking details to come soon.

MMO concert with Daniela Rossi

Concert Poster
Concert Poster

A concert of music for Guitar and Mandolin Orchestra. The MMO will be performing a programme of music writen by women composers, including the world premiere of Michelle Nelson’s Guitar Concerto.

Daniela Rossi is our soloist, and after the interval, she will present a programme of solo guitar music.

Here’s a little taste of Daniela’s playing.

Tickets are available online or in person from ADC Ticketing

P.S.  We’re still looking for classical guitarists (in particular) to join us.  If that could be you, then please get in touch, or speak to one of us at the concert.

Concert with Harmonia Singers

The Moonlights warming up for our joint concert in Huntingdon earlier in the month with the Huntingdon Harmonia Singers.  It was a great evening of music from both groups and those empty seats did get very full later on when the audience came in!

April Concert with Daniela Rossi: Tickets Now on Sale

Yes folks! You can now get tickets via the ADC Theatre or via their website. Click HERE.

The concert starts at 7:30pm at Michaelhouse, Cambridge on April 25 2015.

The MMO will now be on FIRST followed by our star act, guitarist Daniela Rossi.

This is a good opportunity to mention that the Moonlight Mandolins are looking for guitarists. If you are a keen classical guitar player looking to join a friendly plucked string orchestra then why not come along and make yourself known.

 

April Concert: MMO & Daniela Rossi at Michaelhouse, Cambridge

We are delighted to be playing with the amazingly talented Daniela Rossi at Michaelhouse, Cambridge on April 25 2015 at 7:30pm.

Daniela will be offering solo performances plus Vivaldi’s Concerto for Lute in D major accompanied by the MMO who will also be performing a variety of exciting pieces.

Further details to follow. But why wait? Check out this clip of Daniela playing  Rodrigo, Ponce and Regondi at the Segovia Guitar Week in Pordenone, Italy.

Daniela Rossi, born in Bahia Blanca, Argentina, took up the guitar aged 6. She won her first of many classical guitar competitions aged just 15, including winning first prize in the prestigious XXXVI Luis Sigall International Music Competition held in Viña del Mar, Chile in 2009.

Some other awards include: First Prize: “IV Concurso Internacional de Guitarra Compensar” (Bogotá, Colombia, 2008),Second Prize and Audience Prize: “XII Concurso Internacional de Guitarra Ciudad de Coria” (Coria, Spain, 2008), Third Prize: “London International Guitar Competition 2012” (London, United Kingdom, 2012),Third Prize: “IV Concurso Internacional de Guitarra Norba Caesarina” (Cáceres, Spain, 2008 & 2009), First Prize: “II Concurso Internacional de Guitarra Santa María de la Armonía” (Argentina, 2004)

Daniela has performed in solo recitals, with small ensembles and with orchestras in concerts across Latin America and Europe. She regularly performs with the Argentinian guitarist Sebastian Pompilio, with whom she recorded the CD “Invierno Porteño”.

Daniela studied guitar under the supervision of Eduardo Gonzalez Velasco from 1998 to 2003 at the Conservatory of Bahia Blanca, where she graduated in 2006. Daniela has taken classes with leading figures in the classical guitar world including Graham Devine, Liliana Ardissone, Victor Villadangos, Eduardo Isaac, Aniello Desiderio, Ricardo Gallén, Máximo Pujol, Margarita Escarpa, Ignacio Rodes, Pavel Steidl, Zoran Dukic, Walter Heinze, Pablo Ascúa, Silvina López, Ernesto Mendez, Omar Cyrulnik and Graciela Pomponio.

She currently studies at the Segovia Guitar Academy in Pordenone, Italy with Paolo Pegoraro and Adriano del Sal.

Photos from CGO Gig

Here are some photos from Novembers gig with the Cambridge Guitar Orchestra (sorry I’m so late posting them). Special thanks to the CGO’s Tony Ainsworth for these.

 

 

Tickets Available for Histon Gig with the Cambridge Guitar Orchestra

If you check our events page you’ll see we have an exciting concert planning with the Cambridge Guitar Orchestra at Histon Baptist Church at 7:30pm on November 29th 2014.

Why wait when you can book your tickets now on-line. Checkout  http://guitarsandmandolins.eventbrite.co.uk

 

 

Michaelhouse Concert Slideshow

Philip has kindly sent in some photos from our last concert at Michaelhouse in Cambridge’s Trinity Street on June 14.

It was a fantastically exciting event, featuring our lovely guests The London Mandolin Ensemble. We were very pleased to see the venue rammed with an appreciative audience. A jolly good time had by all.