You are here

Guitar virtuoso Tommy Emmanuel to give his only concert in Baltics in Riga next April

23.12.2011

One of the greatest acoustic guitar virtuosos of all time, Tommy Emmanuel, will give his only concert in the Baltics at the Riga Congress Center next April, "Trade Hub Productions" representative Inese Mihasjonoka told LETA.

One of the greatest acoustic guitar virtuosos of all time, Tommy Emmanuel, will give his only concert in the Baltics at the Riga Congress Center next April, "Trade Hub Productions" representative Inese Mihasjonoka told LETA.

The concert is scheduled for April 24.

Two-time Grammy nominee Tommy Emmanuel has a professional career that spans over four decades and continues to intersect with some of the finest musicians throughout the world. A household name in his native Australia, Tommy has garnered hundreds of thousands of loyal fans worldwide. Tommy's unique style - he calls it simply "finger style" - is akin to playing guitar the way a pianist plays piano, using all ten fingers.

Emmanuel has set sales records that have yet to be broken and performed with hundreds of musical legends including Chet Atkins, Les Paul, Keith Urban, Eric Clapton, Sir George Martin, Tina Turner, Joe Walsh and many others, as well as with the Dortmund Germany Symphony and the Western Australian Symphony Orchestra.

Since 1984, Emmanuel has received a number of various awards and the best guitarist's title in his native Australia as well as many other countries.

Tickets to the concert can be bought at "Bilesu serviss" outlets.

Related news
The “Way through the Christmas Trees” festival in Riga is under way, showcasing Christmas trees created by 74 professional artists, members of creative industries, and students from the Art Academy of Latvia.
Miera Street Republic is a quarter in Riga which houses various projects by local artists – galleries, clubs, workshops, cafes, hair saloons and small shops selling works by local artists.
Recently, the Latvian capital Riga hosted the premiere of “The Barber of Seville” opera. The opera staging, performed by a 27-year old film director Hayk Karapetyan, enjoyed positive critical...
In November, legendary British singer and pianist Elton John will perform a concert in Riga, LETA was informed by concert agency ''FBI'' spokesman Kristaps Karklins.