Duo Melis, Classical Guitar Duo

November 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
First United Methodist Church
24 N 5th St
San Jose, CA 95112

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Duo Melis is made up of Greek guitarist Alexis Muzurakis and Spanish guitarist Susana Prieto. They made their debut in 1999 at the International Guitar Festival of Volos, Greece. They have won numerous awards both individually and together. In 1999, they won first prize at the International Guitar Duo Competition in Germany. The following year they won the Guitar Duo Competition in France. Since 2006, Alexis and Susana have taught at the Conservatoire National de Strasbourg in France. Note: there will be no masterclass.

Concert Program for November 16, 2019
Alexis Muzurakis and Susana Prieto, guitar
J. RODRIGO (1901-1999)

Duo N° 3. Op. 31

  1. Allegro
  2. Romance
  3. Rondo

Tango Suite: Allegro
A. PIAZZOLLA (1921-1992)

Sonata K 204 a *
Sonata K 9, L 413 *
Sonata K 18 *
D. SCARLATTI (1685-1757)

Valses Poéticos*

Danzas argentinas*

  1. Danza del viejo boyero
  2. Danza de la moza dolosa
  3. Danza del gaucho matrero
A. E. GINASTERA (1916-1983)

*Transcriptions made by Alexis Muzurakis & Susana Prieto
As D’Addario classical artists, Duo Melis performs exclusively on D’Addario Strings

Prelude Performer:
The concert also includes a prelude performance by the young guitarist Avi Mushran. Mushran has played classical guitar for eleven years and currently studies at the California Conservatory of Music. He has performed at various places, including the Bay Area, Los Angeles, Canada,and Boston and placed in numerous national and international competitions.