The Koblenz International Guitar Festival will be held between May and June of 2017 – and has already confirmed the presence of some of the most important musicians worldwide.

One of the most important Spanish guitar festivals in the world will be celebrating 25 years in 2017 with special guests. Most of them are widely known in Barcelona, like Manuel Barrueco, Beijing Guitar Duo, David Russell and Aniello Desiderio -who have played in the last seasons of Mestres al Palau, at the Palau de la Música Catalana. Other guitarists who have already confirmed their presence at the German festival (held between May 29th and June 5th) are Pepe Romero, Lucio Matarazzo, Pavel Steidl, Costas Cotsiolis, Tadashi Sasaki, Sabrina Vlaskalic and the Cuban maestro Leo Brouwer, who will be awarded the academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award.