Welcome to the New York City Classical Guitar Society

Welcome to our 2019-20 Season!

Salon Series

Fridays at 7:30 PM at Tenri Cultural Institute

Mateusz Kowalski

Friday, February 7, 2020, at 7:30 PM


The young Polish virtuoso, winner of the 2019 EuroStrings competition, in a joint EuroStrings/NYCCGS presentation

Patterson/Sutton Duo

Friday, April 3, 2020, at 7:30 PM


Cellist Kimberly Patterson and guitarist Patrick Sutton, Juilliard Global Visiting Artists, in adventurous programs that showcase the rich tonal resources of their ensemble

International Artist Series

Fridays at 7:30 PM at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space

Quarternaglia Guitar Quartet

Friday, March 6, 2020, at 7:30 PM


The acclaimed Brazilian ensemble, offering a striking mix of original pieces and bold arrangements by top composers of Brazil and beyond

Rene Izquierdo

Friday, May 8, 2020, at 7:30 PM


The Cuban-American virtuoso, a veteran of concert stages across the United States, in Cuba, and in Europe, as soloist and in chamber settings with leading vocalists and instrumentalists

Guitar Plus: Echoes Across Time

Friday, May 29, 2020, at 7:30 PM


Echoes Across Time, a program that centers around two contemporary works by Dominick Argento and Caroline Shaw and the earlier music they quote by Dowland, Mozart, Bach and Schubert, with a finale of Michael Starobin arrangements of songs from Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park with George

With performers Tony Arnold, soprano; Michael Kelly, baritone; and Rupert Boyd, Dan Lippel, and David Leisner, guitars

Monthly Member Events

Monthly on Thursdays at 7:00 PM

February 2020 Meeting: Benjamin Verdery

Thursday, February 6, 2020, at 7:00 PM

I wanted my classical guitar to sound electric … like Jimi

March 2020 Meeting: Quarternaglia Guitar Quartet

Thursday, March 5, 2020, at 7:00 PM

Topic to be announced

April 2020 Meeting: Patterson/Sutton Duo

Thursday, April 2, 2020, at 7:00 PM

Eclectic Influences: An In-Depth Look at Stephen Goss’s Park of Idols for Cello & Guitar

May 2020 Meeting: Rene Izquierdo

Thursday, May 7, 2020, at 7:00 PM

Topic to be announced

Special Events

See individual events for locations

Raphael Feuillâtre

Thursday, April 9, 2020, at 8:00 PM
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York City

Co-presentation with the Guitar Foundation of America

Rose Augustine Grand Prize Winner of the 2018 Guitar Foundation of America’s Solo Artist Competition