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3/2/2016
When: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
7:30 PM
Where: Kaufmann Concert Hall
Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
New York, New York  10022
United States

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Event: David Russell, guitar
Date: Wed, Mar 2, 2016, 7:30 pm
Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
Description:
Born in Scotland and raised in Spain, the Grammy Award-winning David Russell offers an evening of great guitar music at 92Y.“One of the greats in the guitar world. His musicianship and skill are second to none.”—Classical Guitar
 
He was born in Glasgow and grew up in Menorca. That unique mix of Scottish nature and Spanish nurture has made David Russell one of today’s most celebrated classical guitarists. His Bach is considered definitive, yet his programs span centuries and continents. For his latest visit to 92Y he brings a new work dedicated to him by Welsh composer Stephen Goss, a professor of guitar at the Royal Academy of Music, London.

MOMPOU: Suite compostelana
STEPHEN GOSS: Cantigas de Santiago (dedicated to David and María Russell; New York premiere)
J.S. BACH: Partita No. 1, BWV 825 (transcribed by Gerhard Reichenbach)
TÁRREGA: Gran jota

Join us for a free pre-concert talk one hour before every performance with your ticket, led by Benjamin Verdery, Art of the Guitar artistic director and chair of the Guitar Department of the Yale School of Music.

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