Events in the Area

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September 2016

Ana Vidovic in concert - Concert
Date: September 03, 2016, 08:00 PM
Location: An die Musik Live. 409 N.Charles St. Baltimore
Length: 1 hour

Ana Vidovic is an extraordinary talent with formidable gifts taking her place amongst the elite musicians of the world today.

PROGRAM

Cello Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007 : Johann Sebastian Bach (Transcribed by Valter Despalj)
Grande Ouverture, Op. 61 : Mauro Giuliani
Sonata in A major, K. 322, L. 483 & Sonata in E major, K. 380, L. 23 : Domenico Scarlatti
Recuerdos de la Alhambra : Francisco Tarrega
La Catedral : Agustin Barrios Mangore
Una Limosna por el Amor de Dios : Agustin Barrios Mangore
Yesterday : Toru Takemitsu
Sonatina Meridional : Manuel M. Ponce
Web Link: https://www.instantseats.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.event&eventID=A00C1D2B-0780-F997-EAB4FAB543F0242A

OPEN STAGE - Open Stage (Bring Your Own Guitar)
Date: September 24, 2016, 07:00 PM
Location: Hope Presbyterian Church
Length: 3 hours

Polish your guitar and come to the Open Stage. If you love playing the guitar, we hope you will come and share your music with an appreciative audience and play up to 10 minutes of music, solo or in ensemble. Players of all levels are welcome. Enjoy food and drink afterward and socialize with other guitar enthusiasts, and make new friends!
Web Link: http://www.bcgs.org/pages/open_stage


October 2016

MENG SU - Master Class
Date: October 02, 2016, 02:00 PM
Location: Cohen Davison Family Theater, Peabody Conservatory
Length: 3 hours

BCGS Master Class with BCGS Artist-in-residence MENG SU
(1st prize winner of the Parkening International Guitar Competition, Faculty, St. Mary's College)

Performers and auditors welcome! If you would like to attend, please click HERE to sign up http://www.bcgs.org/pages/master_classes_form. We give preference to BCGS members and contributors. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis, with guaranteed seating for the BCGS contributors.

Made possible in part by FREE Fall Baltimore and the Peabody Conservatory.
Web Link: http://www.bcgs.org/pages/master_classes

SHARON ISBIN - Concert
Date: October 15, 2016, 08:00 PM
Location: Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall, Towson University
Length: 2 hours

Acclaimed for her extraordinary lyricism, technique and versatility, multiple GRAMMY Award winner Sharon Isbin has been hailed as “the pre-eminent guitarist of our time”. She is the winner of Guitar Player magazine’s “Best Classical Guitarist” award, and the Munich, Toronto and Madrid international competitions.
Web Link: http://www.bcgs.org/pages/events/206/sharon-isbin

MANUEL BARRUECO - Master Class
Date: October 16, 2016, 02:00 PM
Location: Cohen Davison Family Theater, Peabody Conservatory
Length: 3 hours

BCGS Master Class with Maestro MANUEL BARRUECO "Pre-College Guitar Virtuosos" http://www.Barrueco.com

The class is open to everyone to audit, however performers are by invitation only. If you would like to attend as an auditor, please click HERE to sign up http://www.bcgs.org/pages/master_classes_form. We give preference to BCGS members and contributors. (We may run out of seats for this class, sign up now!) Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis, with guaranteed seating for the BCGS contributors.

Made possible in part by FREE Fall Baltimore and the Peabody Conservatory.

Web Link: http://www.bcgs.org/pages/area_events


November 2016

OPEN STAGE - Open Stage (Bring Your Own Guitar)
Date: November 05, 2016, 07:00 PM
Location: Hope Presbyterian Church
Length: 3 hours

Polish your guitar and come to the Open Stage. If you love playing the guitar, we hope you will come and share your music with an appreciative audience and play up to 10 minutes of music, solo or in ensemble. Players of all levels are welcome. Enjoy food and drink afterward and socialize with other guitar enthusiasts, and make new friends!
Web Link: http://www.bcgs.org/pages/open_stage


January 2017

OPEN STAGE - Open Stage (Bring Your Own Guitar)
Date: January 14, 2017, 07:00 PM
Location: Hope Presbyterian Church
Length: 3 hours

Polish your guitar and come to the Open Stage. If you love playing the guitar, we hope you will come and share your music with an appreciative audience and play up to 10 minutes of music, solo or in ensemble. Players of all levels are welcome. Enjoy food and drink afterward and socialize with other guitar enthusiasts, and make new friends!
Web Link: http://www.bcgs.org/pages/open_stage

MENG SU - Concert
Date: January 28, 2017, 08:00 PM
Location: Baltimore Museum of Art
Length: 2 hours

Meng Su is captivating audiences around the world with her stunning virtuosity and refined artistry. She began studying the guitar at the young age of five in Quingdao, China and at the age of nine moved to Beijing to study with Professor Chen Zhi. Soon after she began to attract international attention by winning international competitions on three continents: The Vienna Youth Guitar Competition at the age of fourteen, the Tokyo International Guitar competition at the age of seventeen and the Parkening Youth Competition in the US at the age of eighteen. In 2015, Meng Su won 1st prize in the Parkening International Guitar Competition which launched her solo career.
Web Link: http://www.bcgs.org/pages/events/641/meng-su-(winner-parkening-competition)


March 2017

EDEN STELL DUO - Concert
Date: March 04, 2017, 08:00 PM
Location: Baltimore Museum of Art
Length: 2 hours

Eden Stell Guitar Duo – Mark Eden & Christopher Stell
Internationally renowned for their dynamism, innovation and breathtaking virtuosity, the Eden Stell Guitar Duo has “breathed new life into the world of the classical guitar.” (Rotterdam Dagblad). Widely regarded as one of the world’s leading guitar ensembles, the duo’s chameleon-like ability to communicate in a multitude of musical styles makes them a constantly evolving entity with a unique creative voice.
Web Link: http://www.bcgs.org/pages/events/22/eden-stell-duo

EDEN STELL DUO - Master Class
Date: March 05, 2017, 10:00 AM
Location: Towson University
Length: 3 hours

Auditors welcome! If you would like to attend, please click HERE to sign up http://www.bcgs.org/pages/master_classes_form. Performers will be students of the Towson University guitar department. This class is organized in collaboration with the Towson University guitar department.

Web Link: http://www.bcgs.org/pages/master_classes

OPEN STAGE - Open Stage (Bring Your Own Guitar)
Date: March 11, 2017, 07:00 PM
Location: Hope Presbyterian Church
Length: 3 hours

Polish your guitar and come to the Open Stage. If you love playing the guitar, we hope you will come and share your music with an appreciative audience and play up to 10 minutes of music, solo or in ensemble. Players of all levels are welcome. Enjoy food and drink afterward and socialize with other guitar enthusiasts, and make new friends!
Web Link: http://www.bcgs.org/pages/open_stage

JUNHONG KUANG (Yale Gordon Winner) - Concert
Date: March 26, 2017, 02:00 PM
Location: Towson Unitarian Universalist Church
Length: 2 hours

16-year-old Junhong Kuang, has achieved tremendous notoriety in a very short amount of time. He began receiving professional training in classical guitar under the guidance of Professor Xu Bao in August 2009. Two years later, he won first prize in the Thailand International Guitar Competition, and shortly thereafter, he was awarded a prize for best interpretation of a Spanish work and a work by J. S. Bach, at the Iserlohn International Guitar Competition in Germany. This past season, Junhong Kuang received 1st prize in the Yale Gordon Concerto Competition at the Peabody Conservatory.

He has given almost a hundred concerts in his young life, including a New York debut recital at Carnegie Hall Weill Recital Hall, Oriental Art Centre Hall in Shanghai, and Beijing Poly Theatre among others. In August 2014, he was invited to give the opening concert at the Iserlohn International Guitar Symposium in Germany and in the 2015-2016 concert season he performed four recitals in the United States: New York, Baltimore, Salisbury, and Miami, and he toured with dozens of concerts in China.

Junhong has worked with conductors such as Hu Yongyan, Fu Long, Peng Jiapeng, and Chen Lin, and has performed as soloist with the Symphony Orchestra of Dance and Theatre in Beijing, the Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Sichuan Conservatory of Music Symphony Orchestra, as well as performing with the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra in a New Year’s Celebration Concert this past season.

Junhong Kuang was accepted into college in the fall of 2015 at the age of 15, and is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Music degree at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University, under the tutelage of Maestro Manuel Barrueco.

Tickets: $25 General Admission, $20 Seniors, $10 Students
Web Link: http://www.cmsmd.org/#!yale-gordon-winner/dqkdf


April 2017

DAVID RUSSELL - Concert
Date: April 29, 2017, 08:00 PM
Location: Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall, Towson University
Length: 2 hours

GRAMMY award winner in 2005 for his CD AIRE LATINO, in the category of best instrumental soloist in classical music. Classical guitarist David Russell is world renowned for his superb musicianship and inspired artistry, having earned the highest praise from audiences and critics alike. In recognition of his great talent and his international career, he was named a Fellow of The Royal Academy of Music in London in 1997.
Web Link: http://www.bcgs.org/pages/events/773/david-russell


May 2017

DAVID RUSSELL - Master Class
Date: May 02, 2017, 03:00 PM
Location: Cohen Davison Family Theater, Peabody Conservatory
Length: 3 hours

uditors welcome! If you would like to attend, please click HERE to sign up http://www.bcgs.org/pages/master_classes_form. Performers will be students of the Peabody Conservatory. This class is organized in collaboration with the Peabody Conservatory guitar department.
Web Link: http://www.bcgs.org/pages/master_classes

OPEN STAGE - Open Stage (Bring Your Own Guitar)
Date: May 06, 2017, 07:00 PM
Location: Hope Presbyterian Church
Length: 3 hours

Polish your guitar and come to the Open Stage. If you love playing the guitar, we hope you will come and share your music with an appreciative audience and play up to 10 minutes of music, solo or in ensemble. Players of all levels are welcome. Enjoy food and drink afterward and socialize with other guitar enthusiasts, and make new friends!
Web Link: http://www.bcgs.org/pages/open_stage

 

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