Adam Khan


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Zeynep UcbasaranAdam Khan (b 1974) began to play the Guitar at the age of 12. After his first recital 3 years later he was hailed by the press as "one of Britain's most promising young musicians".

His main teacher over the years has been the English Guitarist Raymond Burley. He has also studied with the composer John W. Duarte in London. Adam has spent a great deal of time abroad where he has had the chance to study with the great Cuban composer Leo Brouwer in Spain, Germany and Portugal. He has also played in Master-classes with some of the world's top Guitarists such as Roberto Aussel, Costas Cotsiolis and Eduardo Isaac.

In 1995 he was a prize winner at the Savona International Guitar competition in Italy and was a finalist in the Simoni Salmasso competition also in Italy. In 1997 he selected to play in the final stage of the Stotsenberg competition in Maliba, Los Angeles, and in 1999 he received 2nd price in the "Citta di Corntemilia" competition in Turin and the Bucherest international guitar festival in Romania.

Adam has given many recitals throughout great Britain and abroad including music festivals such as Swansea, Devon, Buckingham, Yatton, Chester, Llanfyllin, Kent and the West Dean International Guitar Festival in Chichester.

In 1998 he toured extensively through India to great critical acclaim giving solo recitals as well as masterclasses. This was followed in 1999 with a trip to Pakistan where he gave solo recitals as well as duo performances. He also played in the middle east in conjunction with the British Arts Council.

Adam has collaborated on many diverse musical projects including work with Nafees Ahmet (sitar), Sara Egan (mezzo), The Allegri String Quartet, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Chrome and various performing poets and actors.

Television appearances have been frequent as well as several live broadcasts for BBC radio.


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