"Curtis On Tour" | Guitar Concert at Atheneum!
Friday, July 20 8 pm
Atheneum Great Hall
Curtis On Tour brings the extraordinary artistry of the world-renowned Curtis Institute of Music to audiences worldwide, with tomorrow’s leading musicians performing alongside celebrated alumni and faculty.
The Summer 2012 tour celebrates Curtis’s new classical guitar program, launched in the 2011-12 season. Featured performers are Curtis President and renowned violist, Roberto Díaz (’84); new guitar faculty member Jason Vieaux; and two Curtis students who will play the violin and the cello.
The program includes Paganini’s last guitar quartet, a commissioned piece for strings and guitar by Zhou Tian (’05), Handel/Halvorsen Passacaglia for violin and viola and a selection of de Falla’s Canciones populares españolas arranged for guitar and cello.
One of the world's leading conservatories, the Curtis Institute of Music educates and trains exceptionally gifted young musicians for careers as performing artists on the highest professional level.
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