Cancelled: Guitar Dances

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Concert Cancellation Notification

We regret to advise Guitar Dances on Thursday 19 November has been cancelled.

Melbourne Recital Centre cares deeply about the health and safety of its audiences, artists and staff. We acknowledge that the suspension of normal operations in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a difficult but essential action for the health of the Victorian public. We are committed to supporting our staff during this time and difficult circumstances. We thank our community for its support during this challenging time.

All ticket holders are entitled to a full refund via their original point of purchase. We are currently in the process of arranging refunds.

If you have any questions or concerns about this concert cancellation please contact our Ticketing Services team at

Event details

Melbourne Guitar Quartet’s (MGQ’s) innovative arrangements, technical flair and superb ensemble playing add brilliance to Australia’s musical landscape.

Its unique instrumentation of classical bass, baritone, standard, treble and octave guitars opens a wealth of imaginative possibilities. Amassing diverse audience appeal since its formation in 2005, MGQ captivates avid lovers of chamber music, guitar aficionados and concert first-timers alike.

Guitars take centre stage in a vibrant and energetic collection of dances loved thoroughout diverse continents and centuries. From the galliards, pavans and fandangos of the English and Spanish Renaissance through to Turina’s celebrated Danzas fantásticas and selections from the worldwide sensation of Riverdance, award-winning ensemble Melbourne Guitar Quartet enchants at every turn.

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre and Melbourne Guitar Quartet


Benjamin Dix guitar
Dan McKay guitar
Jeremy Tottenham guitar
Michael MacManus guitar


Joaquin Turina / arr. Timothy Kain
Danzas Fantásticas, Op.22

Enrique Granados / arr. Melbourne Guitar Quartet
Selections from 12 Spanish Dances

John Dowland / arr. Melbourne Guitar Quartet
A selection of Dances

Gaspar Sanz / arr. Melbourne Guitar Quartet
A selection of Dances

Santiago de Murcia / arr. Melbourne Guitar Quartet

Bill Whelan / arr. Melbourne Guitar Quartet
The Countess Cathleen
Theme to Riverdance