« Exuberant or serene, joyous or intimate, his guitar is always pure emotion. »
Samy Strasunas « Printemps de la Guitare »


A summer's evening, on holiday on the island of Mallorca, Hugues Navez celebrates his ninth birthday and receives his first guitar as a fine present from his parents. It is love at first sight : he is fascinated by the endearing and expressive timbre of the instrument.

Today, trained by famous masters, he is an accomplished artist and one of the rare performers playing a ten-string guitar. He is currently the full Professor of the classical guitar class at the Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles (Royal Conservatory of Brussels) and he is the founder of the Brussels International Guitar Festival, the first annual event devoted to the guitar in the capital of Europe.

Over five continents his concerts are always crowned with outstanding success. His audiences are bowled over by the magnificent and powerful sound, sensitivity, virtuosity and quality of his performances, the originality and diversity of his programmes and his very warm-hearted contact with the public.




22 > 26 April 2016

Brussels International Guitar Festival & Competition
5th edition

concerts - masterclasses - meetings - international competition - luthiers & exhibitors - show for children

infos & tickets
www.bigfest.be

12 March 2016

Gala Concert

Brussels royal Conservatory
Rue de la Régence, 30 - 1000 Brussels - grande salle

« 50 years of the Guitar Class »
prelude from the 5th edition of the
Brussels International Guitar Festival & Competition

National Orchestra of Belgium,
conducted by Dirk Brossé

Hugues Navez, guitar

World premiere of the concerto for guitar by Michel Lysight
and works by Piazzolla, Bizet, deFalla, Marquez, Brossé...

infos & tickets :
www.bigfest.be

Sunday 2 and Monday 3 November 2014

Portrait of guitarist Hugues Navez
TV programme "Le Tram"
Télé Bruxelles
www.telebruxelles.be

october 2012

Hugues Navez's Tunisia tour

octobre 2012

new videos on the YouTube Channel of Nicolas Alfonso
www.youtube.com/nicolasalfonsoguitar