Jason Vieaux, one of the leading figures in classical guitar today, brings his flawless technique and consummate artistry to Sonoma State University's Weill Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 18.
The youngest first-prize winner in the history of the prestigious Guitar Foundation of America International Competition, Vieaux has recorded eleven albums and performed as soloist with more than fifty orchestras. In between concert appearances, he teaches at the Cleveland and Curtis Institutes of Music and offers web-based instruction.
The program for the evening includes:
Giuliani: Grand Overture, op. 61
JS Bach: Lute Suite No. 1 in E Minor, BWV 996
Britten: Nocturnal after John Dowland, op. 70
Albeniz: Sevilla (sevillanas, from Suite Espanola, op. 47)
Ellington: In a Sentimental Mood
Visconti: The Devil's Strum (2010, written for Jason Vieaux)
Merlin: Suite del Recuerdo
Tickets are $10-$15 and parking is included. To buy online, visit http://www.sonoma.edu/music/performances/.
Weill Hall at the Green Music Center is located at the north campus entrance off Rohnert Park Expressway. Park in Lots O and L.
For more information, contact Ruth Wilson, Department of Music, 707-664-3483.