5 Questions: Antonio Forcione

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  • 20 August 2009

This article is from 2009.

5 Questions: Antonio Forcione

Antonio Forcione can turn a guitar into an orchestra with his nimble virtuosity, and here he tackles our probing with similar good humour and skill

5 words to describe your show
Funky, evocative, personal, dynamic and humorous.

4 shows you’re looking forward to during August
Boothby Graffoe (even when he is not here) Adriano Adewale, Stewart Lee and Nick Pynn.

3 things you love about Edinburgh in August
The buzz on the streets, the audiences at my show, a walk to Arthur’s Seat.

2 things you hate about Edinburgh in August
The rain, the rain.

1 word that sums up how you feel about performing

Antonio Forcione – Al Dente! Assembly Hall, 623 3030, until 31 Aug, 6pm, £12–£13 (£11–£12).

Antonio Forcione - Al Dente!

'Hands like tarantulas, heart of a lion' (Owen O'Neill). Award-winning, ***** (Scotsman) virtuoso guitarist carves a blazing trail. Guest performers. Rave reviews and worldwide tours have brought international recognition. 'Pure genius' (Observer).


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