The College of Arts and Architecture

GUEST ARTIST RECITAL: MASSIMO DELLE CESE, CLASSICAL GUITAR

Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 5:00pm
Recital Hall - Music Building I, University Park, PA

FREE ADMISSION


Prizewinner in several competitions, Massimo was just 15 years old when ranked first at the 4th Italian National Guitar Contest. He is regularly concert touring visiting further than 20 countries, joining soon the new generation of guitar players group appearing in International Guitar Festivals all over the world, as well as solo player, guitar Conciertos and till 2001 being a former member of the St.Cecilia Guitar Trio, whom he recorded two CDs with.

His 4 solo recordings have been receiving great acclaim from both audiences, critics and reviewers of international guitar magazines; his solo World Premiere Recording CD of the Italian guitarist/composer Mario Gangi's 22 Studies has been a great success. His career has been awarded several Prizse as a tribute to his professional activity.

He is art director of the “ARC Rome Guitar Festival” and the “GuitFest” series at Conservatorio Santa Cecilia in Rome. Massimo performs exclusively on Savarez Cantiga Strings and guitars made for him by Leonardo De Gregorio and Antonius Müller.

Program

J.S. Bach: Chaconne in Dmin. BWV1004

Mauro Giuliani: Rossiniana n.1 op.119

Isaac Albeniz: Asturias (Leyenda) 1860 –1909

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Simone Iannarelli: Tribute to Keith Jarrett 1970

Joaquin Rodrigo: Invocaciòn y Danza 1901-1999 

Antonio Lauro: 3 Valzer Venezolanos 1917 –1986 

Ernesto Nazareth: Odeon 1863-1934

Event End Date: 
Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 7:00pm
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