05 April 2009

Carl Herring

Carl Herring is one of the leading British guitarists of his generation. Graduating from the Royal Academy of Music in 2003 with first class honours Carl has rapidly built up an international career, giving performances throughout the UK and in Cuba, Sri Lanka, Scandinavia and Europe. Whilst studying at the Royal Academy of Music Carl won the highly coveted Julian Bream Prize and the prestigious Ivor Mairants Award.
Carl very much enjoys to perform with ensembles as well as his own solo work most notably Carl is regularly found performing with master of flamenco guitar, Eduardo Neibla. Carl’s first album, Azure, which was recorded in 2004 featured music by Rodrigo, Lennox Berkeley, Bach, Turina and Tippett, was received with critical acclaim.
Carl's second album, Burnt Sienna, released in 2008 featuring more of a taste of South America was also met with equal acclaim with excellent reviews in Gramophone, Classic FM and MUSO (Star CD) magazines. February 2009 saw the realisation and release of Carl’s brand new arrangement, with talented young tenor Kevin Kyle, of Robert Schumann’s Dichterliebe for guitar and voice.
Carl is very much looking forward to his performance with Ealing Guitar Society.