Date(s) - 11/23/2013
The Cleveland Classic Guitar Society presents classical guitarist Carlos Pérez for its International Series. The artist is a native of Santiago, Chile. He has issued eight CDs and two DVDs and given recitals in more than 30 countries. Carlos has won top prizes in international guitar competitions in Venezuela, France, Belgium, Spain and Austria and is a professor at the University of Chile. This will be a Cleveland debut by one of South America’s most important classical guitarists.
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Middle school students from Buchtel Community Learning Center of Akron, one of CCGS’ Educational Outreach schools, will give a special guitar orchestra performance at 6:50 PM prior to the Carlos Pérez concert, beginning at 7:30 PM.
The Cleveland Classical Guitar Society’s International Series is presented with support from the Ohio Arts Council and Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.
The Cleveland Classical Guitar Society brings the world’s finest international performers to Cleveland. Highlights of the 2013-14 season include a new work by 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw performed by Estelí Gomez and Colin Davin with the composer in attendance; the Beijing Guitar Duo; Grammy-winning Scottish guitarist David Russell; and a special collaboration with the new Museum of Contemporary Art.
In addition, the CCGS’ educational outreach initiative offers ongoing music classes to 100 students in grades 7-12 in Cleveland and Akron. To learn more about this concert, the International Concert Series, master classes and the educational programs available, visit www.clevelandclassicalguitar.org or call 216-905-9348.
The remaining 2013-2014 International Series concerts are:
November 23, 2013 – Carlos Pérez: $20/$15/$10 (general/senior/student)
January 25, 2014 – The Beijing Guitar Duo: $20/$15/$10 (general/senior/student)
February 22, 2014 – Estelí Gomez and Colin Davin: $20/$15/$10 (general/senior/student)
March 29, 2014 – David Russell: $25/$20/$15 (general/senior/student)
All International Series concerts will be held at:
Plymouth Church UCC
2860 Coventry Road, Shaker Heights OH.