Austin Classical Guitar opens its 2016/17 International Series with the legendary classical guitarist Pepe Romero on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. at the Austin ISD Performing Arts Center, 1500 Barbara Jordan Blvd. Tickets here or at 512-300-2247
Arrive early! Matt Hinsley will speak about ACG services and vision for the new season from 7:00 – 7:30 in the Black Box Theater. Authentic Spanish tapas will be available after 6:30 in the lobby.
Maestro Romero’s all-Spanish program will include the following:
By Francisco Tárrega
Mazurca en sol
Las dos hermanitas (vals)
Fantasía sobre motivos de La Traviata, op.8
Arroyos de la Alhambra by Ángel Barrios
Selections from Suite Española, op.47 by Isaac Albéniz trans. by Pepe Romero
Suite Castellana by Federico M. Torroba
Fantasía Sevillana, op. 29 by Joaquín Turina
Selections from Suite Andaluza by Celedonio Romero
Program subject to change
MASTER CLASSES: During his Austin visit, maestro Romero will instruct students from guitar programs of several Austin-area schools on Wednesday, Oct. 12 and Thursday, Oct. 13 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Austin ISD Performing Arts Center Dance Studio. On Friday, Oct. 14, he will conduct master classes with guitar students at the UT Butler School of Music Bates Recital Hall from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. All sessions are free and open to the public for observation only.
ON THE RADIO: Listen on Thursday morning Oct. 13 to hear Pepe Romero and Matt Hinsley on Eklektikos with John Aielli on KUTX 98.9 FM between 6:00 – 9:00 am. Then, at 10:00 am, tune to KMFA 89.5 FM with Dianne Donovan for more of Pepe and Matt.