Guitarmen Always Ring Twice by Scott Cmiel

The following review of the Eden Stell Guitar Duo concert for the Omni Guitar Series is by Scott Cmiel, chair of the guitar and musicianship departments in the preparatory division of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and reviewer for the San Francisco Classical Voice.

Provocative Playing Rewarded
“The Eden Stell Guitar Duo were ideal interpreters of this complex music. Their humorous introduction set the audience at ease, their mastery of Brouwer’s atonal style showcased its inherent beauty, and their expressive physicality highlighted the inherent drama with a mime of grandiose pomposity, boredom, menacing aggression, and hurt feelings. The audience was, by turns, raptly silent, laughing out loud, and vigorously cheering.” Scott Cmiel

Read the review in full here.

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