“He has it all—technique, musicianship, inventive programming... Even if you already have
these pieces in other performances, Cordover’s have such a distinct and attractive
personality that it will be worth finding” (American Record Guide)
Following two years of pandemic, and amidst an ever-increasingly unstable world, this program is a selection of music that creates an atmosphere for people to enjoy a joyous evening together and one that Jacob hopes will put a peaceful energy into the world. This beautiful program dances between stillness and exuberance and flows naturally through pieces from different eras, styles, and characters. With works by Andrew York, Toru Takemitsu, Salvador Brotons, Robert de Visée amongst others.
Comfortable performing a wide range of musical styles, Mr. Cordover actively programs music from the Baroque to contemporary; audiences are as familiar seeing him give world premieres as performing forgotten 19th century gems on period instruments. Critics have equally praised his performances of J.S. Bach and William Walton.
“[This performance] demonstrated how much poetry and feeling can be obtained from the
guitar in the hands of master musicians such as Jacob Cordover ... superbly played” (The