Meet the Artists!
Reception will follow the performance.
General Admission $25.00
Grigoryan Brothers, Guitar Duo
Photo by Simon Shiff
Leonard and Slava Grigoryan, Guitarists
Grigoryan Brothers make their guitars sing with many voices "But perhaps the highlight of the night was their superb performance of Nigel Westlake’s Song from the Forest, originally composed for homegrown guitar great John Williams and Timothy Kain — a mantle from two masters of their instruments worthily passed on to this exciting duo from the new generation."
— Steve Moffatt, The Daily Telegraph
Songs Without Words: The Grigoryan Brothers "There is something very intimate about a performance with just two musicians, especially when they clearly have such a deep bond. The warm acoustics of the Recital Hall added to the sense of togetherness...It really was a delight to spend a couple of hours in the company of such masterful musicians."
— Diana Carroll, Performing ArtsHub
Although regarded as Australia’s finest guitar duo performing much of the instrument’s standard classical repertoire, the Grigoryan Brothers’ passion is to expand their horizons through new arrangements, their own compositions and commissions. This ambition can be heard as the brothers take the guitar into genres such as jazz, folk and contemporary music. There are no boundaries, only new frontiers to cross. In concert, mix it all together and you have a dimension to guitar-playing rarely seen in the musical world.
When not on stage they are in the studio, having released six duo albums, four of which have been nominated for ARIA awards (Australia’s prestigious music awards).
The brothers have also performed with symphony orchestras and at international festivals in Australia and Europe. Slava continues in his position as Artistic Director of the Adelaide International Guitar Festival, a position he has held since 2010.