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  • Munich, Germany

    Schubert: Sonata Arpeggione, Nachtlieder; Burgmüller: Trois nocturnes

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  • Basel, Switzerland

    Martin Matalon: Traces XVI for guitar and electronics, premiere; Tobias Krebs: Ricercar, premiere of the revised version

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  • Roma, Italy

    Llobet

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“What most impresses about Márquez’s playing is a sweatness of tone that recalls the use of the flesh against gut courses, a relatively free approach to phrasing and a seemingly effortless technique – this latter a huge plus in the more rapid passages and ornamentation, which can often sound over-articulated and effortful on the guitar. But Márquez is not interested in aping the sound of the lightly constructed vihuela – he’s after a sonority that’s perfectly apposite to the character of the music.”

Willian Yeoman, Gramophone, London

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