Welcome to the offical website of English guitarist, composer and teacher Sam Cave. Here you will find information about Sam’s future and past concerts, details of his work as a composer and teacher, as well as repertoire lists, biographies and multimedia. Upcoming concerts and events are below and recent concert highlights can be found on the ‘guitarist’ page.

Select a page on the right to begin browsing the site…….or scroll down for upcoming concerts..….

Latest News

Great reviews for The Octandre Ensemble’s latest performance at HCMF in the Telegraph, the Times and 5aganist4. Listen again on the BBC Radio 3 New Music Show

More new reviews for Refracted Resonance here!

Airtime on BBC Radio 3 – tracks from ‘Refracted Resonance’ have now featured on Late Junction in July and The New Music Show in September. Listen again here

Sam signs with Metier Records!! Sam’s debut solo CD ‘Refracted Resonance’ will be released in March 2019. It features music by Christopher Fox, Horatiu Radulescu and George Holloway.

Review of Park Lane Group concert in the June edition of Classical Guitar Magazine.

Sam is now featured on the players page of luthier Jeroen Hilhorst’s website.

New Recordings

Click here to be taken to Sam’s Soundcloud page for the latest new recordings.

Upcoming concerts and performances


Lockdown Projects

London Symphony Orchestra – Always Playing

Sam’s collaboration with poet and librettist David Harsent …touchless as they sleepwalk… was featured in an LSO Soundhub Showcase of new music at LSO St Luke’s in February 2020. The performance was broadcast on the LSO YouTube channel as part of their digital season here


Curved lines ‘gainst square glass – Live Streamed Theorbo Concert

Swedish virtuoso Johan Lofving performed Sam’s solo theorbo work ‘Curved lines ‘gainst square glass’ alongside music by Bach and Kapsberger in this live streamed concert from his home in London. You can watch the concert again here


Adjourned but Still in Session – Home Session Broadcast

Earlier in July Sam recorded a one-take concert for the Orpheus Sinfonia’s online season. It features music by Christopher Fox, Rafael Marino Arcaro and Martin Rane Bauck. More info and ticket link here



“Effortless Technique”

Michael Finnissy