Bcgs09 10 Brochure

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This is the Baltimore Classical Guitar Society 2009-10 Brochure Mailer. It has a more complex fold and longer biography copy than the season program.

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Bcgs09 10 Brochure

  1. 1. An Die Musik Sunday, February 7, 2010 at 3 p.m. (Tracy Anne Smith & Rob MacDonald) and featuring young artists ChromaDuo BALTIMORE, MD PERMIT NO. 4290 NON-PROFIT ORG U.S. POSTAGE PAID Towson University Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall, Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 8 p.m. Manuel Barrueco Baltimore Museum of Art Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 8 p.m. Lukasz Kuropaczewski Baltimore Museum of Art Saturday, December 5, 2009 at 8 p.m. Jason Vieaux Towson University Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall, Saturday, October 3, 2009, at 8 p.m. Katona Twins Baltimore Classical Guitar Society 4607 Maple Avenue Baltimore, MD 21227 tel: (410) 247-5320 email: admin@bcgs.org www.bcgs.org Address Service Requested 2009-2010 Concert Season Guitar Society 2009-2010 Concert Season Baltimore Classical Membership Benefits Order Form Membership Total Member: $25 Individual, $40 Professional*, $15 Student & Senior (Full amount is tax deductible) Membership Level = $ Discount on season subscription price Option to buy four tickets at Member’s price for each concert For Friend Level and above, please print name of individual(s) to be recognized in Guitar Day invitation the 2009-2010 program. *Option to buy advance group tickets for your students (Prof. Members and higher) * Free bio listing for yourself or your business on the BCGS web-site (Prof. Member and higher) Membership needs to be renewed when purchasing tickets at member prices. Friend: $50-$99 (Full amount is tax deductible) Subscription All of the above plus... Subscriptions include guaranteed ticket availability, discounts on general admission Recognition in the BCGS program prices. Tickets are not refundable. (Please circle which category, if not General Preferred seating admission.) General admission $100 x = Supporter: $100-$249 ($85-$234 is tax deductible) Member/Senior/Full-time Student $80 x = All of the above plus... Special Gift Individual Tickets (Please circle which category, if not General admission.) Katona Twins (General admission) $30 x = Donor: $250-$499 ($195-$444 is tax deductible) Katona Twins (Member/Senior/Full-time Student) $25 x = All of the above plus... Jason Vieaux (General admission) $25 x = Pair of tickets to a non-premium concert Jason Vieaux (Member/Senior/Full-time Student) $20 x = Lukasz Kuropaczewski (General admission) $25 x = Lukasz Kuropaczewski (Member/Senior/Student) $20 x = Patron: $500-$749 ($395-$644 is tax deductible) Manuel Barrueco (General admission) $35 x = All of the above plus... Manuel Barrueco (Member/Senior/Full-time Student) $30 x = Pair of tickets to a premium concert VIP Seating Young Talent Concert (not a part of the regular Subscription series) Benefactor: $750-$999 ($525-$774 is tax deductible) ChromaDuo (General admission) $15 x = All of the above plus... ChromaDuo (Member/Senior/Full-time Student) $12 x = Total of two free tickets to each concert TOTAL = Sponsor: $1,000-$2,499 ($605-$2,104 is tax deductible) All of the above plus... Mailing Information Invitation to “Meet the Artist” dinner Special dinner with BCGS Board Name Special private recital by a young guitar virtuoso for you and your guests Address City State Zip Every gift plays an important part in the success of presenting Daytime phone Evening phone performances of the highest quality. Please join us in celebrating the E-mail guitar in Baltimore. Credit card number Exp. Date A copy of our current financial statement is available upon request by contacting the BCGS at 4607 Maple Ave., Baltimore, MD 21227, tel: (410) 247-5320. Documents and information submitted to the To order, please do one of the following: State of Maryland under the Maryland Charitable Solicitations Act are available from the Office of • Go to www.bcgs.org • Email: admin@bcgs.org the Secretary of State for the cost of copying and postage. • Call (410) 247-5320 • Mail this form to BCGS, 4607 Maple Ave. • Fax this form to (410) 242-0326 Baltimore, MD 21227 Tickets purchased one week prior to a concert will be held and may be picked up the night of the concert.
  2. 2. Baltimore Classical Guitar Society 2009-2010 Concert Season Competition held in New York, and in 1997 they were Katona Twins winners at the Young Concert Artist Trust auditions Baltimore premiere in London. Saturday, October 3, 2009 at 8 p.m. Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall, Towson University The wide repertoire of the duo spans from Scarlatti to Piazzolla’s tango music. Michael Berkeley, Judith Bingham, “The Hungarian Katona twins... are stunning: full of the Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez, and several other contemporary flair, drama and passion.” (BBC Radio 3) composers have written for and dedicated works to the Katona Twins. From the age of ten the twins have studied Hungarian born Peter and Zoltán Katona make up the both individually and as a guitar duo in Budapest, Frankfurt, Katona Twins, a guitar duo which has given recitals and at the Royal Academy of Music in London. During their throughout the world including Carnegie Hall in New York, studies they benefitted from classes with Julian Bream and Wigmore Hall in London, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, John Williams. The Katona Twins have been invited on the Konzerthaus in Vienna, and the Suntory Hall in Tokyo. numerous occasions to record for the BBC and other The twins have won numerous prizes, both individually and international television and radio stations. together. In 2004 they were awarded with the prestigious Borletti-Buitoni prize, the first guitar prize in the trust’s The Katona Twins will perform pieces by Mozart, Vivaldi, history. In 1998 they won the Concert Artists Guild Piazzolla, and de Falla. Jason Vieaux Mr. Vieaux is a frequent guest with orchestras across the Saturday, December 5, 2009 at 8 p.m. United States. He has performed as concerto soloist with Baltimore Museum of Art the Cleveland Orchestra, Ft. Worth Symphony, San Diego Symphony, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, and the “...among the elite of today’s classical guitarists.” Auckland Philharmonia, while working with such renowned (Gramophone) conductors as Miguel Harth-Bedoya, David Robertson, Jahja Ling, and Alasdair Neale. His triumphant programs One of America’s leading guitarists, Jason Vieaux is and collaborations for Music@Menlo, Strings Music changing the face of guitar programming and has earned a Festival, Grand Teton, and Jupiter Chamber Players have devoted international fan base along the way. Recent forged his reputation as a first-rate chamber musician. As a performance highlights include recitals for New York’s passionate advocate of new music, Mr. Vieaux has “92nd St. Y” series and San Francisco’s OMNI Foundation Premiered new pieces by Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate, for the Performing Arts, concertos with North American José Luis Merlin, and Eric Sessler. Mr. Vieaux already has orchestras from coast to coast, a debut for the prestigious ten recordings to his credit and many more to come under Nürtingen International Guitar Festival in Germany, tours his multi-record deal with Azica Records. of Mexico, debuts in Brazil and Poland, and triumphant returns as “series favorite” in Boston, Hartford, Cleveland, Mr. Vieaux will perform his “e/Merge” program, including Knoxville, and St. Petersburg. pieces by Albéniz, Brouwer, Bach, and Pat Metheny. also works with prominent artists such as Igor Yuzefovich Lukasz Kuropaczewski (assistant concertmaster of the Baltimore Symphony), Jan Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 8 p.m. Stanienda, Martin Chalifour (concertmaster of the Los Baltimore Museum of Art Angeles Symphony), the musicians of Concerto Avenna, the San Antonio Symphony, and the Cleveland Symphony. “A master technician which displays artistic maturity well In Poland he has performed the celebrated Concierto de beyond his years...” (Classical Guitar Magazine) Aranjuez with the Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra, among others. Mr. Kuropaczewski was granted a Polish guitarist Lukasz Kuropaczewski has given recitals full scholarship at the Peabody Conservatory of Music where worldwide, including London, Berlin, Paris, Reykjavik, he studied with his mentor Manuel Barrueco and graduated Prague, Sofia, Minsk, Baltimore, Philadelphia, from the prestigious Artist Diploma program in 2008. Washington, and New York. He was the first Polish classical guitarist and one of the first Polish soloists Mr. Kuropaczewski is on faculty of the Ignacy Jan in history to perform in Carnegie Hall in New York and Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznan, Poland and a Concertgebouw in Amsterdam in the same season. Mr. College House Music Fellow at the University of Kuropaczewski performs as guest artist every year at the Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. He has released five most important music festivals in the world, where he critically acclaimed CDs. Manuel Barrueco He has appeared with such prestigious orchestras as the Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 8 p.m. Philadelphia Orchestra and with Boston Symphony Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall, Towson University under the direction of Seiji Ozawa, in the American premiere of Toru’s Takemitsu’s “To the Edge of Dream.” “A major artist with remarkable musicianship and a world In addition, he appears regularly with the Baltimore of technique... simply and consistently awesome.” Symphony Orchestra and with San Francisco (Los Angeles Times) Performances. His international tours have taken him to some of the most important musical centers in the world, Grammy-nominated Manuel Barrueco is internationally and his recording catalogue includes over a dozen recognized as one of the most important guitarists of our recordings for the EMI label. Recent CD releases include time. His unique artistry has been continually described as two recordings that feature the music of Astor Piazzolla: that of a superb instrumentalist and a superior and elegant Grammy-nominated “Solo Piazzolla” (2007) as well as musician, possessing a seductive sound and uncommon “Tango Sensations” (2008), a collaboration with the lyrical gifts. His career has been dedicated to bringing the Cuarteto Latinoamericano. These recordings are part guitar to the main musical centers of the world. During three of the exclusive “Manuel Barrueco Collection” on Tonar decades of concertizing, he has performed across the Music label. United Sates from the New World Symphony in Miami to the Seattle Symphony, and from the Hollywood Bowl with Mr. Barrueco’s program is an hommage to Tárrega and the Los Angeles Philharmonic to New York’s Lincoln Center. Albéniz, in this centenary of both of the composers’ deaths. ChromaDuo (Tracy Anne Smith time. As soloists, they have performed in Canada, USA, Mexico, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, and England; & Rob MacDonald) as chamber musicians, they perform alongside CAGE Young Talent Concert Avant Garde Ensemble, soprano Jennifer Holbrook, Sunday, February 7, 2010 at 3 p.m., An Die Musik Soundstreams, the Canadian Opera Company, and the Madawaska String Quartet. A dedicated new voice in the contemporary music world, ChromaDuo is vigorously developing and presenting some The program will feature the world premiere of a new work of today’s most evocative, lyrical, and exhilarating music. for guitar duo by former Peabody student Christopher With two classical guitars, Tracy Anne Smith and Rob William Pierce, commissioned by the Baltimore MacDonald unveil refreshing and innovative programs of Classical Guitar Society as part of its “BCGS Composition new works by some of the most exciting composers of our Commission Award.” Our programs are supported by the City of Baltimore and The Maryland State Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218 Arts Council, The William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund, Baltimore County Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall, Towson University, Osler & Cross Campus Commission on Arts and Sciences, Free Fall Baltimore and The Baltimore Drives, Towson, MD 21252 Office of Promotion & the Arts, D’Addario Music Foundation with support from For more information, please call (410) 247-5320 or visit www.bcgs.org D’Addario & Company Inc., and Mel Bay Publications.

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