Monthly Archives: May 2015

Next Performance – June 14th – Music in the Great Hall – Southwell Minster

Performance at Belper Festival, May 2015. Photography by Geraldine Curtis.

Photography by Geraldine Curtis.

My next performance will be as part of the Music in the Great Hall series in Southwell Minster. The concert will take place in the historic Great Hall of the Archbishop’s Palace, Southwell Minster at 7.30pm, with refreshments served from 7.00pm.

Admission is free (no reservations) with a retiring collection to support the work of Southwell Minster Choir Association.


I am preparing to play a guitar arrangement of Bach’s First Cello Suite as well as pieces by Sainz de la Maza, Yocoh and Barrios as well as two of my own compositions.

big_35800578_0_300-207It will be a delight to make a return visit to play in this wonderful intimate venue with lovely acoustics. For more details please click below:

Southwell Guitar Recital 




Belper Festival – Classical Guitar Recital – 19th May 2015

James RippingaleCome along to the beautiful Derbyshire town of Belper to hear a Classical Guitar Recital this May.

I am delighted to have been invited to play at Belper Music Festival this year in the beautiful venue of St Peter’s Church. I have prepared a varied concert of pieces including an arrangement of Bach’s First Cello Suite BWV 1007 as well as Yocoh’s Sakura Variations, music by Barrios and a selection of Spanish Classics by Albeniz, Granados and Tarrega.

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Here is a piece from the programme.