As Carnegie Hall audiences eagerly await Vladimir, he will be performing for us here! His musical approach is broad and varied – simultaneously deep and expressive while also youthful and bright. Gorbach showcases a truly refined sense of dynamics and employs purposeful, punctuative pizzicato while he weaves hypnotic lines of counterpoint. — Times Union Read […]
Scott Wolf interviews Grisha Goryachev Grisha speaks about his quest to enrich the classical guitar canon through the addition and performance of works by the great composers of the solo flamenco guitar, like Sabicas, Paco de Lucía, Rafael Riqueni, Gerardo Nuñez, Manolo Sanlucar, and others. It’s inspiring to hear about the role his father had […]
Scott Wolf interviews Vladimir Gorbach I had a quick phone conversation with Vladimir Gorbach, the 2011 Guitar Foundation of America International Concert Artists Competition winner! Vladimir is currently about halfway through his GFA sponsored concert and masterclass tour, with performances in Oregon, Texas, and Arizona in January 2013, and California, New York, Florida, and Minnesota […]
Scott Wolf interviews A Far Cry So the show is called All Strings Considered and it turns out, guitar isn’t the only instrument with strings! Who would have thought? I had a great conversation with my friend Megumi Stohs from the un-conducted string orchestra A Far Cry They play “classical” music like you’ve never heard […]
Selection of videos from Cecilio’s October 2012 SBGS visit Traditional: El son de la negra Cecilio Perera playing the very traditional Mexican piece: ‘El Son de la Negra’ – a piece with origins that date back to the 1800’s, has become a mariachi band staple and almost the de-facto second national anthem of Mexico. Put […]
Selection of videos from Cecilio’s October 2012 SBGS visit Leo Brouwer: Toccata de Pasquini Cecilio Perera performing Leo Brouwer’s “Toccata de Pasquini”San Jose Library Pearl Avenue Branch, October 20, 2012.
Selection of videos from Cecilio’s October 2012 SBGS visit Manuel Ponce: Scherzino Mexicano Cecilio Perera performing an arrangement of M. Ponce’s “Scherzino Mexicano” after master classes at Music Village in Los Gatos, CA, October 21, 2012. Composed in 1909, the same year as Ponce’s famous “Estrellita”, “Scherzino Mexicano” has captivating three-and-two rhythm and melodies characteristic […]