Flamboyant international guitar star Galina Vale returns to York to present an exhilarating programme of music from the Flamenco tradition, as well as music from classical composers Sabicas, Rossini, Paganini, Brahms, de Falla and Liszt.
Join us and prepare to be delighted as you enjoy Galina’s dramatic style and costumes. Her performance at last year’s Festival attracted a full house and standing ovation.
About the performer
Galina Vale (Vernigora) is a Ukrainian-born British guitarist. Her individualistic solo performances combine a charismatic stage presence and dynamic powerful playing style with an unusually wide ranging and technically demanding repertoire; including classical music, flamenco, arrangements of Latin American and East European folk music.
Galina graduated from Moscow State Gnesins Music College and later undertook a professional performance course at Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester as a Rotary International Scholar. She has won prizes at international guitar and music competitions in Poland, Italy, Hungary, Spain, Thailand and the UK, and has performed concerts across West and Eastern Europe, USA, Central America, Africa and Asia.
This is Galina’s fourth visit to St Helen’s Church.