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International Artist Series

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Angel Romero with the Aeolus Quartet

Wednesday, November 18, 2015, at 7:30 PM

The legendary Spanish maestro, in a program of solo works and ensemble music with the Aeolus Quartet

“An artist of unfailing musicality … His playing is virtuosic but inevitably dignified.”Tim Page, The New York Times

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Junhong Kuang

Friday, December 11, 2015, at 8:00 PM

The 14-year-old Chinese phenomenon, in his first full-length New York concert

“It is easy to forget Kuang’s age … His technique and musical sensibility reflect the maturity and comfortable ease most often heard in concert artists who are three times his age.”Julia Crowe, the-guitar.com

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Benjamin Verdery

Friday, January 15, 2016, at 8:00 PM

The eclectic virtuoso and composer, celebrating his music with special guests and a nod to his 60th birthday

“A natural and seemingly effortless connection with his chosen instrument … an ebullient performer, a musician of fluent and authoritative technique and high emotion” — Cape Cod Times

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Carlos Barbosa-Lima

Friday, May 6, 2016, at 8:00 PM

The renowned Brazilian master, performing solo works and duets with Larry Del Casale

“Barbosa-Lima has technique that is staggering and uses dynamics that few guitarists seem capable of … he is able to create utterly enduring jewels in music.” — All About Jazz

Salon Series

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Simon Powis

Tuesday, October 20, 2015, at 7:30 PM

With formidable technique and a passionate, expressive style, making his mark in major venues throughout Europe, his native Australia, and the Americas

“Simon displayed outstanding sensitivity and a musical maturity … I know we will be hearing much more from this young man.” — Huffington Post

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Colin Davin

Thursday, January 28, 2016, at 7:30 PM

One of today’s most dynamic young artists, pushing the envelope with repertoire from traditional to cutting-edge contemporary

“The real thing, a player with a virtuoso’s technique, a deeply expressive musicianship, and a probing imagination.” — American Record Guide

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Celil Refik Kaya

Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at 7:30 PM

The phenomenal young Turkish guitarist/composer, a top prize winner in numerous international competitions

“The clean precision of Kaya’s playing, against the rushing sea of the orchestra, was spectacular and beautiful.” — Sheila Abrahams, NJArtsMaven.com

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Ian O’Sullivan

Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at 7:30 PM

Versed in classical technique, composition, and the slack-key tradition of his native Hawaii, embodying the emerging genre of Hawaiian classical guitar

Born and Raised [O’Sullivan’s debut album] is beautiful acoustic music and a memorable introduction to a versatile new talent.” — honolulupulse.com