• La Guitaromanie

    La Guitaromanie

    For a brief period in the early 19th century, the guitar enjoyed a veritable hype. Salons in Paris and Vienna hosted musical soirees where the latest compositions were performed for […]


  • Le Plaintif

    Le Plaintif

    Ensemble Cordevento:Erik Bosgraaf – recorderIzhar Elias – baroque guitarAlessandro Pianu – harpsichordRobert Smith – viola da gambaIsrael Golani – theorbo The French grand siècle is most often viewed through the […]


  • Schubert’s Guitars

    Schubert’s Guitars

    Played on two original Enzensperger guitars The Guitar Through the Eyes of the Master The two sonatas on this album were composed in two periods during which life looked very […]


  • Songs of Love and Exile

    Songs of Love and Exile

    This album is an anthology of popular Sephardic songs completed with excerpts from a rare song collection by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. The selection of Sephardic songs they have made ranges between […]


  • Baroque guitar Corbetta

    Baroque guitar Corbetta

    La Guitarre RoyalleWorks by Francesco Corbetta (c.1615-1681)Izhar Elias – solo baroque guitarPhotography – Paul and Menno de Nooijer Francesco Corbetta: the JS Bach of the guitar? A bold claim, but […]


  • Guitar Vibes

    Guitar Vibes

    For this exciting new recording Dutch guitarist Izhar Elias selected 4 works for guitar and strings to show the versatility of his instrument. In these works by Brouwer, Pujol , […]


  • Sharkiya

    Sharkiya

    Reviews “Izhar Elias’s playing is sensitive and imaginative, from his evocative, magical playing of the intimate Preludio, to the disquieting, somewhat Spanish-flavoured Toccata temporarily relieved by cascades of chords. ”“Braun’s […]


  • Carrousel

    Carrousel

    Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. Pablo Picasso A clarinet and guitar duo is an instrumental combination one seldom […]


  • Paisiello in Vienna

    Paisiello in Vienna

    This original concept CD presents one of the most popular opera arias in early 19th century Vienna, “Nel cor più non mi sento”, from Paisiello’s opera L’amor contrastato, as the […]


  • Beethoven Adelaide

    Beethoven Adelaide

    The guitar is not the first instrument one associates with the towering figure of Beethoven. This original and appealing programme presents works of Beethoven in chamber music arrangements with guitar, […]


  • La Monarcha

    La Monarcha

    17th-century music from the Spanish territories, with music of Falconieri, Selma, Sweelinck, Van Eyck and many others. Reviews 4 stars in a.o. Fono Forum, Dutch newspaper Telegraaf and Luister Magazine.


  • Hommage à Debussy

    Hommage à Debussy

    It’s a mixture of French impressionistic sounds and Spanish rhythms. Spanish composers like De Falla, Rodrigo and Turina, who became friends during their student years in Paris, attempted to combine […]


  • Rossini Semiramide

    Rossini Semiramide

    Reviews ‘intelligent and multi-layered’ Frederike Berntsen/ De Telegraaf- July 18th 2009 This arrangement is one of the longest series of pieces in the solo guitar repertoire (116 minutes in this […]


  • Big eye

    Big eye

    Big eye presents the fruits of a collaboration between the duo and several vibrant film makers and composers of today. This is placed alongside pieces by prominent twentieth-century classical composers […]


  • Omaggio à Guadagnini

    Omaggio à Guadagnini

    On this album Izhar Elias pays tribute to Guadagnini: almost all the works were performed on a historical instrument, an original guitar from 1812 made by Carlo Guadagnini (1768-1816). This […]



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