Peter Graneis (Deutschland)
Grigory Novikov (Rusland)
Stuttgart-born classical guitarist Peter Graneis received his first lessons at the age of 9. As a young scholar, he began his studies with Professor Johannes Monno at the State University of Music and Performing Arts in Stuttgart, Germany where he later received a Bachelor of Music degree with distinction. After completing a Master of Music program under the tutelage of Professor Zoran Dukić at the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain, Peter Graneis continued his studies with Prof. Dukić at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, the Netherlands. Here he published a research exposition on classical guitar technique, and received his Master of Music degree in 2018 with distinction.
Peter Graneis is winner, prizewinner and finalist of numerous international guitar competitions including Nordhorn International Guitar Competition, scholar of Yehudi Menuhin’s Live Music Now foundation and scholarship holder of the prestigious German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
A debut CD ‘Portrait’, released in 2017 by TREKEL Records, presents interpretations of works by Weiss, Murail, Rodrigo, Villa-Lobos, Ponce and Sor. He regularly records with Siccas Guitars and has been showcased by Open Strings Berlin. Peter Graneis can be seen in concert in countries such as France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, the Netherlands and Germany where he presents a carefully selected repertoire which includes his own transcriptions and lesser-known works for the guitar.
Peter’s Concert in Bad Bentheim 26.April 2020 – 15:30 Uhr Hennekens Hof:
Peter Graneis knows how to enjoy an audience with beautiful music by composers as Silvius Leopold Weiss, Fernando Sor and Joaquin Rodrigo. Also for his concert in Hennekens Hof Graneis will perform a concert with mostly beautiful music by those famous traditional classical guitar composers.
Grigory Novikov was born 1979 in Kirov (Russia). He won the world youth championship in Ice Hockey before starting to play the guitar. At 16 he started playing the guitar with the professor Vera Tataurova in guitar music school in Kirov (Russia). Between 1997—2006 he studied at the Music College in Kirov and N.Novgorod, He continued his studies in N.Novgorod’s Concervatory with the well know musician and accomplished guitar players professor by Vladimir Mityakov. Since 2011, he has been director Matyaev’s International Guitar Festival in Kirov (Russia), Argamakov’s International guitar festival in Kislovodsk (Russia), International guitar festival in Perm (Russia) and National guitar competition in N.Novgorod (Russia). In 2013, the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation confers to Grigory Novikov brand personality as a world-leading classical guitarist. Since 2010, Grigory also has an official contract with company Savarez (France) and LLuthier (Malaysia).
In recent years, he has played in many important musical events. These include International Guitar Festivals and Music Halls in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Israel, Holland, Swissland, Mexico, Indonesia, Austria, Italy, Spain, Greece, Russia, Germany, France, South Korea, Thailand, Croatia, Ukraine and Belorussia.
Several composers have dedicated works to him: S.Luckman (Indonesia), A.Belousov (Israel),
T.Shvanserberg (Germany), R.Bauer (Germany), S.Arbiol (France) and Nutavut Ratanakarn (Thailand).
Grigory’s Concert in Bad Bentheim 26.April 2020 – 15:30 Uhr Hennekens Hof in Bad Bentheim:
Grigory Novikov is known for his beautiful interpretations for the melodic and exciting traditional Russian guitar music. Music which has beautiful romantic melodies and exciting themes. Grigory will also play this repertoire in Hennekens Hof in Bad Bentheim.