Oliver Fartach-Naini

Oliver Fartach-Naini is an exceptionally versatile guitarist. With his passionate programmes focussing on Tango, Contemporary, Classical and Oriental music Oliver looks back on a long series of exciting projects with which he has delighted audiences the world over.

The CD Didar - Live in Berlin with Majid Derakhshani (Composition, Tar, Voice), Thea Nielsen (Flute) and Amir Abbas Zare (Daf) as one of his latest projects is yet another exciting venture discovering new horizons.

His most recent project, the DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON recording of Franz Schubert's Winterreise in Luder Vollmer's instrumental arrangement for viola (Richard Yongjae O'Neill) and two guitars has been the No. 1 of the South Korean Classic Charts since it's release this October.

Oliver also performs extensively as a soloist, with orchestral accompaniment, in duo with Korean guitarist Professor Lee Song-Ou, German flautist Thea Nielsen and as a member of the quintet "Tango Concertante".

Tours, Master Classes, Festivals, Radio and TV appearances in Europe, Asia, Australia and the USA have brought him international acclaim.

To date he has released 7 CDs with 5 different chamber music formations for the German Labels DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON, Kreuzberg Records and Acoustic Music Records. Oliver is a featured artist of the New York String Manufacturer La Bella.

The German publisher Edition Margaux honors Oliver with the Collection Oliver Fartach-Naini which is a selection of the numerous pieces composers from all over the world have dedicated to Oliver and his ensembles.

As part of his consultancy for the Australian Music Examinations Board Oliver is currently working on the new classical guitar syllabus and the publication of seven graded repertoire books which will be used for examination as of 2012.

Oliver Fartach-Naini is head of classical guitar at the University of Adelaide's Elder Conservatorium of Music.

As a student of American guitarist and composer Laurie Randolph Oliver Fartach-Naini holds degrees from the "University of the Arts Berlin" and the Academy of Music and Theatre ?Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy" in Leipzig. Oliver has participated in international master classes with Pepe Romero, Abel Carlevaro, Alvaro Pierri, Eduardo Fernandez, Nigel North, Hopkinson Smith, Thomas Müller-Pering and others.

Projects with Oliver Fartach-Naini

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