Nelly von Alven

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German Classical Guitarist Nelly von Alven regularly performs as a soloist and chamber musician in the UK and abroad and is a prizewinner at numerous national and international competitions. She recorded her debut CD “Canto spirituoso” in 2015 and performed Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez with the Freien Sinfoniker Bielefeld in Germany, in 2017.

Currently, Nelly focuses on performing with her NOVA Guitar Duo which is part of Yehudi Menuhin’s Live Music Now scheme. The duo has played in some of the finest UK venues and festivals such as Wigmore Hall, Royal Albert Hall, St John’s Smith Square and the Buxton Festival. This season includes the release of their first duo CD “Sortilegios” as well as a New York debut concert at Carnegie Hall. 

Nelly holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Music Cologne and a Master’s degree from the Royal College of Music London. She is supported by the Worshipful Company of Musicians.