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David Burgess, Classical Guitarist
Unity Temple Concert Series
Oak Park, IL
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David Burgess, Classical Guitarist
Burgess does Brazil like no other. Mentored by Andres Segovia and the first recipient of the Segovia Fellowship in 1984, he has strummed his way to the top with a polished, flawless technique and with the flamboyance appropriate to a musical heritage permeated by Carnival, Tango and the subtle heat of Bossa Nova.  Unity Temple is the perfect partner for the performance of 20th century Brazilian composers Ernesto Nazareth, Joao Pernambuco, Pixinguinha, Luiz Bonfa and Antonio Carlos Jobim.
"His performance was hauntingly beautiful, tastefully phrased with exquisite nuance and yet with an aristocratic understatement that held his audience spellbound." Greenwich Time


Praised by musicians and critics worldwide, David Burgess is recognized as one of today's outstanding guitarists. His international appearances as soloist and chamber musician have taken him to concert halls throughout North and South America, Europe and the Far East. Highlights of recent seasons include a seven city concert tour of Europe, recitals in New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Baltimore, Boston, Seattle, Houston and Nashville, along with numerous appearances as an orchestral soloist, including featured performances with the Philharmonia Virtuosi of New York and the American Chamber Orchestra at the Kennedy Center.

First prize winner in the Andres Segovia Fellowship Competition in New York City, he also won top honors in the Ponce International Competition in Mexico City, the Guitar '81 Competition in Toronto and the 31st International Music Competition in Munich.

Mr. Burgess began studying guitar at the Estudio de Arte Guitarristico in Mexico City with the renowned Argentine guitarist, Manuel Lopez Ramos. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in music at the University of Washington, and later earned a Diploma di Merito, while on full scholarship at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena, Italy, where he studied with Oscar Ghiglia. From 1984 to1987 he periodically received classes from the great Spanish maestro, Andres Segovia.

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Unity Temple Concert Series
875 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60301
United States


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Music

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Owner: Unity Temple Concert Series
On BPT Since: Mar 15, 2005
 
Pat Thomas
708-445-8955
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