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Classical Guitarist, Music Producer & Entrepeneur

 

Solo

Shanghai, China. 2017.

Variations on a theme of Chinese Guqin (HuanQi Lin)


This video was made in March/2017, produced by 'Guitar Garden' in Shanghai. The piece is one of the new works commissioned by Fabricio Mattos for 'WGC Heritage', the third season of WGC - Worldwide Guitar Connections


The guitar used was made in 1923 by Hermann Hauser, and is part of Vincent Xu's collection in Beijing. 

 

Goesan, South Korea. 2016.

Serenade (Franz Schubert)


Recorded after Korean tour in September/2016, on a replica of a 19th-century 'Stauffer' guitar made by Heehong Kim (Alma Guitar). 


Gut strings by Bowbrand.

 

Goesan, South Korea. 2015.

Ètude 08 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

From DVD Heritage, Live in South Korea.


This is an extract from DVD Heritage of Italian & Brazilian music, produced by Alma Guitar. 



 

Goesan, South Korea. 2015.

Sonata in D-minor (Domenico Cimarosa)

From DVD Heritage, Live in South Korea.


This is an extract from DVD Heritage of Italian & Brazilian music, produced by Alma Guitar. 



 

London, England. 2014.

Metamorphose (Ralf Bauer)

Dedicated to Fabricio Mattos.


This work was written especially for the second season of the WGC-Worldwide Guitar Connections, 'WGC Beyond'. 

German composer Ralf Bauer was inspired by the Bach Chaconne to compose a work of extreme virtuosity for the guitar, exploring the naturalness of arpeggios on this instrument.


This performance took place at St Mary-at-Hill church in London.

 

Chengdu, China. 2012.

Trilogia del Brujo (Máximo Diego Pujol) 

III. Ñato Fernando (candombe)


This video is an excerpt of a concert at Sichuan Conservatory of Music, part of Fabricio Mattos' Asian Tour. In the same tour there were concerts and masterclasses in Seoul (South Korea), Jinan and Qingdao (China). 


To watch the complete work, follow the link:


Trilogia del Brujo (Live in Chengdu) | Youtube Playlist


 

Los Angeles, USA. 2011.

Guitar Salon International

Excerpt from Villa-Lobos' 'Guitar Concerto'.

Guitar by Torres (1890).

This video was made during Fabricio Mattos' world tour in 2011, in a one-day stopover in LA from New York to Auckland (New Zealand). In his visit Fabricio tried out many great guitars, and the other videos of this session can be accessed through the following link:

Fabricio Mattos at GSI | Youtube Playlist
 

Maringá, Brazil. 2010.

The Black Widow (Jaime Zenamon)

I. Seduction

II. Dance & Love

III. Satisfaction


This performance was live recorded in a concert part a major festival in Brazil called Femucic. The piece is a poetic take on the story of the black widow spider, which is known for killing the male after copulation.


 
 

Chamber Music

Lugano, Switzerland. 2015.

The Colours of Eden

Milonga, from 'Maria de Buenos Aires' (Astor Piazzolla)

Georgia Knower, voice  |  Fabricio Mattos, guitar


Live recording of Fabricio Mattos & Georgia Knower's participation as invited guests at TEDx Lugano. This piece is part of one of the featured programmes of their project-trilogy The Colours of Eden, which tell the stories of three imaginary women through massively different styles and languages. 


For further information about 'The Colors of Eden', please click on the link below:


The Colours of Eden  |  Official Website

 

Swizerland, Italy, England. 2014-2015. 

d#Gents | re:staging music

Concerts excerpts

Lucas Jordan, flute  |  Fabricio Mattos, guitar


Lucas Jordan and Fabricio Mattos have been working together since their graduation from the Royal Academy of Music, London. Their focus lays particularly on contemporary music, including commissions, and producing concerts in different settings other than traditional concert halls, as part of their artistic enterprise d#Gents | re:staging music. For further information about this project, please follow the link below:


d#Gents | re:staging music. Official Website

 

London, England. 2014.

A Musical Journey Around the World in 72'

Concert excerpts

Ogmundur Thor Johannesson & Fabricio Mattos, guitars


This programme is part of a branch of Worldwide Guitar Connections called Parallel Contrasts. It brings listeners to a musical journey in five continents through many different styles, sounds, and techniques, which Ogmundur Johannesson and Fabricio Mattos can explore due to their extensive travelling and passion for different cultures.


For further information about 

WGC | Parallel Contrasts | A Musical Journey Around the World in 72', please access:


WGC Parallel Contrasts  |  WGC Official Website

 

Projects with contemporary dance

London, England. 2013.

Cura-Cadru (Emma-Ruth Richards

World Premiere


This performance took place at LSO (London Symphony Orchestra) St Luke's, London, and it is the result of a collaboration between British composer Emma-Ruth Richards, dancer Sabrina Kelly, and guitarist Fabricio Mattos. 


This collaboration was part of LSO's Soundhub project, which covered open space for rehearsals and performances. 


LSO Soundhub

 

London, England. 2013.

Brother of Sleep (Gareth Moorcraft)

World premiere


A result of a collaboration between musicians from the Royal Academy of Music and dancers from Roehampton University, this work earned critics success mainly due to this performance at Resolution! the best known contemporary dance festival in London.


Resolution! @ The Place, London

 

Interviews

Vietnam TV International.

In the occasion of Fabricio Mattos' tour of Thailand, Vietnam, and Myanmar, produced by the Brazilian Embassies in those countries.
 

VTV4, Hanoi.


Another interview in Vietnam as part of Fabricio Mattos' tour of Thailand, Vietnam, and Myanmar.

 

Go Brazilian, Auckland, New Zealand.

(in Portuguese)


This interview was produced during Fabricio Mattos' WGC World Tour in 2011. In the occasion Fabricio's concerts in New Zealand happened in Auckland, Dunedin, and Wellington.