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ABOUT STEVEN

Steven Joseph is an award winning classical-crossover guitarist. Hailed by Classical Guitar Magazine as “an accomplished young performer”, Joseph has established himself as one of the most exciting and innovative guitarists of his generation. Having already performed across the UK and abroad as a soloist, concerto artist and ensemble player, his performances have captivated and enthralled audiences.

Steven’s passion for all music ensures that his concerts feature a diverse range of music and never fail to entertain. Steven is also rapidly gaining recognition for his compositions and arrangements, his debut solo guitar work ‘Voyager’ being reviewed as “proving a worthy debut in this field by a young player whose work is always of interest”.

 

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REVIEWS

An accomplished young performer whose work is always of interest.
— Classical Guitar Magazine
He played with both the necessary panache and sensitivity that different sections of the work demand. He and the orchestra received a well-deserved standing ovation.
— ‘Conceirto de Aranjuez’ performance with WSO – Daily Echo
A fearless and exciting young guitarist with daring virtuosity and an intimate touch on the instrument.
— www.thisisclassicalguitar.com
A worthy debut in this field by a young player whose work is always of interest
— Review of ‘Voyager’ – Classical Guitar Magazine

AUDIO

Below are some tracks from Steven's debut album 'Firewire'. More details here.

NOTABLE PERFORMANCE WORK

ecent major solo recitals:

Performed in TV advert promoting a premier league football game. Shown in 140 countries around the world. – 02/16

Solo recital at Bolton Arts Centre as part of ‘International Guitar in Bolton’ series – 06/15

Launch of debut album ‘Firewire’ in The Forge, Camden – 05/15

Solo recital, Warwick University – 10/14

Solo recital, Dartford Parish Church – 04/13

Solo recital, Bridgewater Hall ('Rising Stars' concert) – 01/13

Solo recital, Victoria and Albert Museum, London – 11/11

Debut recital at the prestigious Manchester Guitar Circle – 09/11

Performed Steve Reich’s Electric Counterpoint in RNCM Theatre as part of Future Everything Festival with composer in the audience. – 05/11

Full hour long concert as part of the RNCM Gold Medal Final, RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester- 06/10

3 world premieres, Canterbury Sounds New Festival – 05/10

Recent Concerto Performances:

Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez with City of Cambridge Symphony– 07/16

Vivaldi's Lute Concerto in D and Mandolin Concerto in A with L’ Orchestra dell Arte - 05/15

Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez with Cheshire Sinfonia– 04/15

Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez with Bedworth Symphony Orchestra– 11/14

Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez with Westbourne Symphony Orchestra– 07/14

Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez with Luton Symphony Orchestra– 12/13

Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez with Southampton Youth Orchestra – 06/13

Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez with Piano acc. RCM – 06/13

Vivaldi's Lute Concerto in D and Mandolin Concerto in A with Sheffield New Ensemble - 09/11

Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez with L’Orchestra dell’ Arte in opening concert of the Heswall Arts Festival– 10/13 

    BIO, CV AND IMAGES

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