7 to 8 pm ET

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Kristal Rojas. (Image via Americas Society video)

Young Guitarists Showcase

Young guitarists from top New York City conservatoires perform repertoire from the Americas.

7 to 8 pm ET

Live Broadcast
Online

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Kristal Rojas. (Image via Americas Society video)

Overview

After a successful concert in 2019, Music of the Americas is pleased to invite a group of young guitarists currently enrolled in some of the City's leading conservatories—Juilliard, Mannes, Manhattan School of Music, and Hunter College—to perform on our virtual stage. This program gives us the opportunity to spotlight promising young guitarists and to help them familiarize themselves with the rich Latin American repertoire.

Please join the live chat on our YouTube channel during the concert.

Musicians this year include Giuseppe Buscemi, Octávio Deluchi, Miles and Ziggy Johnston, Brian Kirk, Gabriele LeiteKristal Rojas, and Ryan Sullivan.

Program:

Gabriele Leite: Jongo by Paulo Bellinati

Giuseppe Buscemi: Estudios Sencillos, 1-4 by Leo Brouwer

Octávio Deluchi: Prelude and Dance No. 4 by Luis Carlos Barbieri

Brian Kirk and Ryan Sullivan: Libertango by Ástor Piazzolla

Kristal Rojas: Etude No. 5 by Heitor Villa-Lobos

Miles and Ziggy Johnston: The Fool on the Hill by Leo Brouwer

 

Funders

The MetLife Foundation Music of the Americas concert series is made possible by the generous support of Presenting Sponsor MetLife Foundation. The Spring-Summer 2021 Music program is also supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. This concert is supported by The Augustine Foundation.