International Guest Guitarist Concert Series

2007-2008 NEGS Concert Schedule

Saturday April 26, 2008, 8:00 pm
Antonio Rugolo, Italian classical guitarist

Antonio RugoloFrom Southern Italy to South America

Italian guitarist Antonio Rugolo has won five first prizes in competitions in Italy and has performed throughout Europe.

In his Milford program “From Southern Italy to South America”, he will perform an eclectic selection of music from Italian/Uruguayan composer Guido Santórsola as well as Italian Opera inspired works by Giuliani, and others.

For more information about Antonio Rugolo, visit: antoniorugolo.com

Works by: Villa-Lobos, Santórsola, Guiliani and Pedrell.

Seldom has it (the guitar) sounded so poetic, and I liked it very much.”
   - Classical Guitar Magazine

Saturday, May 17, 2008, 8:00 pm
Mannes College of Music Guitar Department;
solo and ensemble classical guitar music performed by their talented students

Mannes College of Music

The first college in America to offer a major in guitar (1956), and the first college to introduce a guitar Ensemble-in-Residence (1987), the guitar department of Mannes College of Music in New York City has trained internationally successful guitarists. Their Milford concert will feature solo and ensemble performances by their current students in top form right before entering the professional guitar world. This is a perfect occasion to see the talented players of the future while supporting the NEGS and MFAC in this annual fundraising event.

For more information about Mannes, visit: www.mannes.edu/guitar.

Saturday, November 10, 2007, 8:00 pm
Frank Wallace - guitarist/composer

A Season of Light Frank Wallace

One of the most prolific and creative guitarist composers of today, he has written more than 100 works in a wide range of styles. In his new project “A Season of Light” he plays his arrangements of all time favorite Christmas Carols as well as his own original compositions. A perfect concert for entering the holiday season...

The "A Season of Light" program includes: Popular carols, traditional carols, carols from America, England, Spain, and France.

For more information about Frank Wallace, visit: frankwallace.com

“exciting, unpredictable, and fresh”
   - American Record Guide
“performs with flawless technical proficiency”
   - Fanfare
Tickets are $15 - Call 203-878-6647 or visit milfordarts.org for reservations

Saturday, March 29, 2008, 8:00 pm
Ruben Parejo , Spanish classical guitarist

Ruben ParejoMusic of Spain

Spanish guitarist Ruben Parajo is a winner of top prizes in six prestigious international competitions and been invited to conduct master-classes around the world. Ruben will present a program of Spanish Music featuring composers from his native Valencia and other regions of Spain, in his US debut recital at the Milford Fine Arts Council in Milford.

The program includes works by: Milan, Moreno-Torroba, Albeniz, Asencio, Rodrigo, Sans, Marco and de Falla.

For information about Ruben Parejo, visit: rubenparejo.com

Excellent technique, a brilliant rhythmic control, exquisite phrasing and a convincing musicality
   - CD Review
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