Greater Boston House Concerts (GBHConcerts.com) is please to present Italian classical guitar virtuoso Emanuele Segre, as he leads the audience through the beautiful and varied history of the guitar. Music from Europe and Latin America.
The House Concert will be at the home of Aaron & Catherine Larget-Caplan: 21 Virginia St, Boston, MA 02125 Tickets/RSVP REQUIRED
Doors open at 7:30pm Tickets: $15, $13 students Meet the artist reception to follow Reserve Tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/233400 or call 800-838-3006 For more Information: Info@GBHConcerts.com or 617-947-1330
About Emanuele Segre Emanuele Segre, the Italian guitarist, whom The Washington Post noted early as "a musician of immense promise" at his American debut, performs internationally in cities including New York, Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Vienna, Prague, Berlin, Salzburg, Tel Aviv, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro, Madrid, Rome, Warsaw, Seoul, Tokyo, etc. He has participated in international festivals such as the Marlboro Festival (USA), the Bratislava Festival (Czechoslovakia), the "Semaines Musicales de Tours", the "Festival de Radio France et Montpellier" (France), the Bregenz Festival (Austria), the "Torino Settembre Musica" International Festival, and the "Settimane Musicali Internazionali di Stresa" (Italy).
Segre has won numerous competitions, including the East & West Artists Prize in New York in 1987, which allowed him to make his debut at the Carnegie Recital Hall, and, in the same year, the Pro Musicis International Award in New York. In 1989 he was selected for the UNESCO International Rostrum of Young Performers. Jean Françaix dedicated his concerto for guitar and orchestra to Segre, which he subsequently recorded for WERGO. He has recorded various other CDs with DELOS, CLAVES, AMADEUS and other record companies. Segre is guitar professor at the Conservatory of Terni, Italy.
Born in 1965, Segre studied under Ruggero Chiesa at the Milan Conservatory, and took his diploma with great distinction, "summa cum laude". He has attended Master Classes by Julian Bream and John Williams, as well as pursued studies in composition and violin. For further information regarding Emanuele Segre, please visit his website: www.emanuelesegre.it
"Everything he plays, believe it or not, becomes a masterpiece" Classical Guitar (Great Britain)
GREATER BOSTON HOUSE CONCERTS Founded by artist and educator Aaron Larget-Caplan as a network of music and art lovers who open their house to performing artists for semi-private events.
All arts are acoustic with the focus on classical, contemporary and world, unless otherwise noted. Events are ticketed for donation and all artists are paid. RSVP REQUIRED