The Adelaide Guitar Festival is home to world-class talent in a variety of genres of music including classical, blues, rock, and everything in between!
World-famous guitarist Slava Grigoryan is the artistic director of the Adelaide Guitar Festival and works alongside a professional team at the Adelaide Festival Centre to make possible the beloved festival and programs each year.
Adelaide Guitar Festival 2023
This Adelaide Guitar Festival is not only the most famous guitar festival in Adelaide but is also known and respected in Australia and around the world!
This opportunity brings together guitarists from all over different countries and Australian states, alongside the local talents of Adelaide to celebrate the beautiful instrument and art which we all share.
The 2023 Adelaide Guitar Festival has been an exciting week of celebrating the Blues, Jazz, Rock, Spanish, and Classical guitar styles with numerous concerts from world-famous artists such as Jeff Beck and classical guitarist Andrea González Caballero.
Adelaide Guitar Festival Orchestra & Melbourne Guitar Quartet
Next to all this, the Adelaide Guitar Festival Orchestra (more commonly known as AGFO) has been through a week of hard work with the tutoring of the Melbourne Guitar Quartet (MGQ) and Dr. Paul Svoboda, with a magnificent concert at the Dunstan Playhouse on the 15th of July.
The MGQ too had their own jaw-dropping concert with a unique repertoire of Contemporary Australian Classical Guitar music.
Adelaide International Classical Guitar Competition
For those who like to take on a challenge, the Adelaide international classical guitar competition is the most popular and distinguished classical guitar competition in the Southern Hemisphere!
This competition has had a number of now world-famous winners since its establishment in 2010, with the most recent winner of 2022 Connor Whyte, who also performed a breathtaking selection at the 2023 Adelaide Guitar Festival.
Needless to say, the Adelaide Guitar Festival is amongst the best guitar events in the world, and for sure a place where guitarists transform!