Doors at 7:00 PM, Show at 7:30 PM
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
UK STUDENTS: $10.00
TICKET SALE DATES
ADULT / UK STUDENTS Public Onsale: March 1, 2017 1:20 PM to April 25, 2017 5:00 PM
UK School of Music presents Grammy-winner David Russell, guitar concert in the SCFA Recital Hall. Reserved SeatingClassical guitarist David Russell is world renowned for his superb musicianship and inspired artistry, having earned the highest praise from audiences and critics alike. During his studies at the Royal Academy, David Russell won twice the Julian Bream Guitar Prize. Later he won numerous international competitions, including the Andrés Segovia Competition, the José Ramírez Competition and Spain's prestigious Francisco Tárrega Competition. In 2005 Russell won the Grammy Award for best instrumental soloist in classical music for his album Aire Latino.
David Russell spends his time touring the world, appearing regularly at prestigious halls in main cities, such as New York, London, Tokyo, Los Angeles, Madrid, Toronto and Rome. Concert-goers everywhere are in awe of his musical genius and inspired by his captivating stage presence. His love of his craft resonates through his flawless and seemingly effortless performance. The attention to detail and provocative lyrical phrasing suggest an innate understanding of what each individual composer was working to achieve, bringing to each piece a sense of adventure.
The New York Times wrote about his performance: "... 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".