Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Peter Griggs gives concert at Church Of Our Saviour

Saturday, July 19 at 7 p.m. — KILLINGTON — Church Of Our Saviour (Episcopal) will host internationally known guitarist/composer Peter Griggs in a concert, “500 Years of Music for Guitar,” on Saturday, July 19 at 7 p.m. Mr. Griggs will perform music for the classical guitar from the Renaissance to the Contemporary, including works by Gaspar Sanz, J. S. Bach, Bartolome Calatuyud, Django Rheinhardt and Thelonious Monk, as well as Flamenco, Brazilian music, and several of Griggs’ own compositions. He also discusses the evolution of the guitar from its origins to its worldwide popularity in the 21st century. There is something for listeners of all tastes on this wide-ranging program.
Peter Griggs has presented more than 500 solo guitar concerts throughout the USA, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, the Low Countries, Scandinavia and eastern Europe at concert halls, art centers, festivals, museums, churches, universities, cafes, clubs and other venues. He has recorded on Folkways Records, Music Of The World, Treecastle Music and E360. Reviews of his performances include, “Sizzling guitar playing,” from the Dundee, Scotland’s Courier and “an almost unbelievable talent — Peter Griggs performs magic!” from Germany’s Bergische Morning Post.
Church Of Our Saviour is located at 316 Mission Farm Road in Killington. Admission is by free-will donation, and an informal reception will follow the concert.
For more information, call 802-422-9064.

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