Seattle Classic Guitar Society
International Concert Series, 2018-2019

Iliana Matos
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall, Benaroya, 7:30 PM

Members of the Seattle Cuba Friendship Committee are eligible for a discount ($28 instead of $38).
For more information, contact the SCGS at: SCGS@seattleguitar.org


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Iliana Matos is a prize winner of eleven major international competitions, including first prizes in the Andrés Segovia in Palma de Mallorca, Luys Milán, and Manuel Ponce International Guitar Competitions. She made history by becoming the first woman to win the prestigious S.A.R. La Infanta Doña Cristina International Guitar Competition, and the only person to win the special prize for Best Interpretation of Spanish Music in two consecutive years, 1995 and 1996. Her highly acclaimed GSP CD "Angels in The Street" has earned universal acclaim from critics, placing her among the elite of today's classical guitarists.


"Her name deserves to go down in guitar history as one of the great players of our time" Classical Guitar Magazine


Eduardo Fernández & David Leisner
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall, Benaroya, 7:30 PM

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Eduardo Fernández is recognized as one of today's leading guitarists. A first place winner in several international competitions and his very successful London debut led to an exclusive recording contract with Decca/London, and performances throughout the world. David Leisner has a multi-faceted career as an electrifying international performing artist, distinguished composer and master teacher. A frequent performer of chamber music, he has performed in festivals worldwide. In New York he is the Artistic Director of Guitar Plus, an innovative series devoted to chamber music with the guitar.


"Fernandez transcends his instrument so thoroughly that you remember him not simply as a great classical guitarist (which he surely is) but as a great musician who happens to play the guitar." Detroit Free Press

"Leisner is among the finest guitarists of all time." American Record Guide

David Russell
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall, Benaroya, 7:30 PM

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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. His CD Aire Latino won the 2005 Grammy® award for best instrumental soloist in classical music, and in November 2003 he was given the Medal of Honor of the Conservatory of the Balearics.


"Mr. Russell made his mastery evident without ever deviating from an approach that places musical values above mere display. It was apparent to the audience throughout the recital that Mr. Russell possesses a talent of extraordinary dimension." The New York Times

Zoran Dukic
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall, Benaroya, 7:30 PM

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Zoran Dukic is one of the most distinguished classical guitarists of our time. His concert performances, both as a soloist or with an orchestra, leave long-lasting impressions on both audiences and critics. Zoran Dukic is the only guitarist to have won both "AndrĂ©s Segovia" competitions, in Granada and in Palma de Mallorca. Showing astounding mastery in a wide variety of musical periods and styles he has also won competitions dedicated to "Fernando Sor", "Manuel Ponce", "Manuel de Falla", "Francisco Tárrega" among others.


"Always the master of his instrument, Dukic demonstrated spectacular virtuosity over and over again together with a great maturity and powerful inspiration." Il Gazzettino, Italy

Series Tickets:
4-Concert Series Tickets can be purchased by clicking the button below. 4-Concert and 3-concert series tickets can also be purchased by mail order, or by phone by calling Rosewood Guitar at (206) 297-8788.
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Single Event Tickets:
Single Event Tickets can be purchased via credit card by clicking the links below, or by mail.
Download the mail order ticket form HERE. For the Iliana Matos concert, members of the Seattle Cuba Friendship Committee are eligible for a discount ($28 instead of $38). For more information, contact the SCGS at: SCGS@seattleguitar.org
- Iliana Matos, Saturday, September 22, 2018
- Eduardo Fernández & David Leisner, November 10, 2018
- David Russell, Saturday, March 23, 2019
- Zoran Dukic, Saturday, May 4, 2019
Benaroya Hall:
The SCGS International Concert Series performances are held at Benaroya Hall (Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall) located at 200 University Street, Seattle, WA 98101-3428

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