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Jack Hancher

May 24 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Jack Hancher was described by Gendai Guitar Magazine as a “poet and a painter, colouring sounds out of the guitar as if his imagination and the guitar were one”. In 2022, he won the prestigious Gold Medal of the Royal Overseas League Competition, becoming just the third guitarist to win the award. This was preceded in 2021 by a tour of several European Guitar Festivals as a EuroStrings Artist.

Jack has performed across Europe in venues such as the Wigmore Hall, Kings Place, St David’s Hall, Cardiff and has performed live on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune.

Today’s recital will feature a selection of works by Debussy, Satie, Dowland, and Britten. Jack will be releasing his debut album with the record label Deux-Elles in 2024, consisting of music by English composers. 

Sponsored by The Headley Trust with additional support from The Royal Overseas League


Jack Hancher guitar


Dowland – Praeludium
Dowland – Fantasia in G Major
Satie – Gymnopedie no.1
Jose – Allegro Moderato (from Sonata for Guitar)
Jose – Pavana Triste (from Sonata for Guitar)
Debussy – La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin
Debussy – The Little Shepherd
Debussy – Danse Bohemienne
Mompou – Cancion no.6
Albeniz – Capricho Catalan
Britten – Nocturnal after John Dowland


(includes £1.25 Corn Exchange booking fee per ticket)
Series ticket for all 6 concerts £75

Booking Dates

Platinum Friends booking from 10am Tuesday 20 February
Gold Friends booking from 10m Wednesday 21 February
Friends booking from 10am Thursday 22 February
Public booking from 10am Tuesday 5 March

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Date: May 24
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue Name: Corn Exchange
Address: The Corn Exchange, Market Place
Newbury, Berkshire RG14 5BD United Kingdom

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