Upcoming Events

July 14, 2017
“Musik på Slott och Herresäten” – Duo recital with flutist Ann Elkjär, Sweden
“Tidernas Dans” – music by: C Ph E Bach, A Piazzolla, Atanas Ourkouzounov, Gary Ryan etc.

July 19, 2017
“Musik i Sommarkväll” – Solo recital in Grästorp, Sweden
Music by: Bach, Mertz, Lauro etc.

July 30, 2017
Duo recital with violinist Björn Kleiman, Falkenberg, Sweden
Music by: Bach, Aulin, Paganini, de Falla och Piazzolla etc.
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August 7-10, 2017
Lidköping Music Festival 2017, Sweden
15th anniversary for the vibrant chamber music festival in beautiful Lidköping in Sweden Lidköping Music Festival 2017

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Who would have known having a European passport would be such a precious thing for anyone living in the UK? After a very busy summer I'm heading back to London. Highlights ahead include tours to Japan, Germany, Spain and Sweden, as well as a tour de force programme featuring the 12 studies by Villa-Lobos paired up with an illustrious colleague playing the Moments Musiceaux by Rachmaninov. I'm also looking forward to my guitar duo programme of legendary Spanish works by Sor, Albeniz, Granados and Rodrigo. And there's more chamber music on the horizon still. As my first generation of aspiring young guitar professionals are hitting the colleges, I am excited to attend to the next wave as well as a handful of exceptional little ones... I am very proud of this little legacy on the rising! Good year for Martin Fogel! I would like to think it's pride, rather than conceit, when I say: Watch this space... ... See MoreSee Less

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Recent Events

March 22, 2017
Performance class at Leeds College of Music, England
Leeds College of Music

Dec 21, 2016
Duo recital with guitarist Patrik Kleemola at the Yehudi Menuhin School, Surrey, England
Legendary Spanish repertoire for two guitars as well as solos as a part of the The Overseas Masters Winter Piano Academy OMWPA at The Yehudi Menuhin School

Dec 2, 2016
Duo recital with violinist Philippa Mo, Dorset, England
Some of the best repertoire for violin and guitar, as well as virtuoso solo works for guitar. Slader’s Yard for more information.

Oct 29, 2016
London Guitar Festival – Trinity College London Repertoire Presentation
Martin Fogel joins TCL examiner and leading guitar specialist Lee Sollory to offer a comprehensive introduction and overview of the main points of the Trinity 2016-19 guitar syllabus. King’s Place, London for more information.

Oct 29, 2016
London Guitar Festival – Panel Discussion – The Guitar in Education
A debate about the place of the Guitar in music education, with a panel of leading teachers and education specialists. King’s Place, London for more information.

August 1-4, 2016
14th Lidköping Music Festival
14th Lidköping Music Festival – Facebook

July 3, 2016
Beatles/Brouwer Concerto with the Little Venice Chamber Ensemble

April, 2016
Turku Guitar Festival, Finland

February, 2016
Concerts in southwest Sweden

July 30th, 2015
Duo recital in Bromma with violinist Björn Kleiman

July 23rd, 2015
Solo recital in Götene, Sweden

July 22nd, 2015
Solo recital in Grästorp, Sweden

June 2-4th
Educational workshops in southwest Sweden

May 18th, 2015
Pint of Science – ‘Particles Go Quantum’, Southampton
Talk and musical demonstration as a part of the science outreach even Pint of Science.

May 13th, 2015
‘Nurturing String playing for the Future’, Dulwich College, London
Talk/Demonstration at string teaching conference hosted by the Music Department at Dulwich College, London.

May 9th, 2015
Takes Two to Tango – ‘Chamber Music in Little Venice’, London
Recital featuring the legendary 5 Preludes by Brazilian composer Villa-Lobos (solo), solo works by Fogel, and the famous L’Histoire du Tango  by Piazzolla, with Swedish violinist, Björn Kleiman!

March 2nd, 2015
Lecture & Solo recital at ‘Quantum Field Trip’ on Isle of Wight, England
Performance and talk about my work as the Artist-in-residence at the Quantum Light and Matter Group, Univ. of Southampton.

February 22nd, 2015
Concert in Visby, Sweden
Duo recital with leading Swedish flutist, Ann Elkjär at Musikaliska Sällskapet i Visby.

December 17-22nd, 2014
Solo recitals & Lecture in South Korea
Concerts in Seoul and Daegu and a lecture on the music of Toru Takemitsu at Yonsei University, Seoul.

Other Events

October, 2015
Martin Fogel’s composition September Heath is published as a part of the new Trinity College London worldwide guitar exam syllabus.
Grade 2 Guitar, Trinity College London

September 5th, 2015
Martin Fogel officially takes up the post of Guitar Teacher and Ensemble Coach at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Junior Trinity

September 5th, 2015
Martin Fogel receives glowing comment in the fantastic review of the album “Essence of Violin”, where he accompanies violinist Magdalena Filipczak:

“Two movements from Piazzolla’s Histoire du Tango sound suitably idiomatic, and they’re beautifully accompanied by guitarist Martin Fogel. He deserves a disc to himself; the veiled intro to “Café 1930” is exquisite.”

The latest CD, EQUINOX – Complete Works for solo guitar by Toru Takemitsu – receives great reviews in CD Journal, JAPAN:

“This is a ‘meeting’ between musician and composer – an embodiment of ‘Equinox’ in all its aspects, taking into account the works, the performance, the cultural background and the time and place. This is the complete works for solo guitar by Toru Takemitsu, performed by a Swedish genius. The clear, beautiful sounds of the performance conveys “modernity” as full of intrinsic warmth.”
CD Journal, Japan

…and in Classical Music, UK:

“Swedish guitarist Fogel is an admirable exponent of the accessible music Toru Takemitsu wrote for guitar. He allies rich, smooth colour with crisp phrasing… this collection exudes easy charm”
Classical Music, UK

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