Plektra perform at Lawson on July 20

Plektra, with its fusion of classical and world music, comes to the Blue Mountains on Saturday, July 20, with a show at the Mechanics Institute in Lawson.

The ensemble of mandolinists and guitarists will be performing classics including the Vivaldi mandolin concerto and tango music by Piazolla, as well as world music with an Eastern European flavour and some surprises to delight the audience.

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Plektra: Ensemble of mandolin and guitar players at the Mechanics Hall at Lawson on July 20.

Plektra: Ensemble of mandolin and guitar players at the Mechanics Hall at Lawson on July 20.

The group is led by Kiev-trained, internationally renowned mandolin soloist Dr Stephen Lalor, who performs and tours with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, the Australian Chamber Orchestra and Australia Opera and Ballet Orchestra.

Plektra has toured Germany where they were invited to perform at Europe's leading festival for mandolin and guitar music, BDZ.

The show starts at 7pm. Tickets: $30 (adult), $25 (pensioners with pension card, excludes seniors card), $10 (students and children under 18).