Home Evento en la ciudad de Chicago HOY VIERNES Y MAÑANA SÁBADO GUITAR ENCOUNTERS -México y República Checa

JUEVES 3 DE NOVIEMBRE

¿Qué planes tienes para hoy viernes 3 de noviembre? te invitamos a esta hermoso encuentro cultural, donde dos guitarristas mexicanos se unirán a uno checo en un intercambio cultural musical en la UNAM de Chicago. Entrada Gratuita. 5:45pm en 350 W Erie St, Chicago, IL 60654

PILSEN FAMILY ENCOUNTERS PROJECT aims to unite Czech and Mexican communities from the city of Pilsen in the Czech Republic, and the neighborhood of Pilsen in Chicago to share history, culture, art and community work.

GUITAR ENCOUNTERS is a musical encounter of three guitarists from the Czech Republic and Mexico sharing their talent, passion and music, celebrating that music is the universal language, and the pride that they have for their community.

SATURDAY 4TH

There will be a Reception from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

PILSEN FAMILY ENCOUNTERS PROJECT aims to unite Czech and Mexican communities from the city of Pilsen in the Czech Republic, and the neighborhood of Pilsen in Chicago to share history, culture, art and community work.

GUITAR ENCOUNTERS is a musical encounter of three guitarists from the Czech Republic and Mexico sharing their talent, passion and music, celebrating that music is the universal language, and the pride that they have for their communities.


Bios:

LUKÁŠ SOMMER (Czech Republic) – Classical Guitar

Lukáš Sommer is a one of leading personality in the current generation of young composers. Beginning in 1998, he studied at the Conservatory in České Budějovice where he studied guitar under Professor Vilma Manová and composition under Professor Jiří Churáček. In 2003, he studied one year at the Prague Conservatory under Professor Věroslav Neumann. In 2009, he graduated from the Academy of Performing Arts where he studied composition under Professor Ivan Kurz.

In addition to regular performances on the domestic scene, he has performed his music in over 15 countries. In 2011, at the request of the Prague Spring Festival he wrote a flute concerto Letter to My Father and became the youngest composer in festival history.

He is the author of more than forty opuses for different works. In addition to orchestral music (e.g., the Cantata Thorns in a Veil, Concerto for Harp and Orchestra, and others), Sommer focuses on chamber music (e.g., Two String Quartets, the Gypsy and the Odyssey). His music has been interpreted by Sir Nicolas Daniel, Carlo Jans, Jana Boušková, Vilém Veverka, the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Prague Philharmonic Choir and others.

In 2015, the prestigious publishing house William recording released his current CD Savana, which summarizes his previous compositional style.

ANDREA SALCEDO (Mexico) – Flamenco Guitar

A native of Mexico, Ms. Salcedo is the first female flamenco guitarist from her home country.

She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance on Classical Guitar from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois, where she studied under famous guitarist Fareed Haque.

She began her studies in flamenco guitar with renowned Maestro Jesus de Araceli from Spain, who took her as his protégée. She also traveled to Spain where she attended the Festival de la Guitarra de Cordoba and the Cristina Heeren Flamenco Foundation workshops, there she studied with renowned figures such as: Manolo Sanlucar, Pepe Habichuela, Jorge Pardo, Eduardo Rebollar, Joni Jimenez and Antonio Sanchez.

She has performed in festivals such as the Chicago Flamenco Festival and the VII Latin American Guitar Festival of Chicago in 2017, and venues and universities such as Chicago Symphony Hall, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Chicago Cultural Center, Old Town School of Folk Music, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Chicago State University, among others.

Ivan Resendiz (Mexico) – Classical Guitar

Originally from Mexico City, Ivan Resendiz began his study of classical guitar at the age of sixteen at the Escuela Superior de Música (ESM) del Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes (INBA) in Mexico City under the instruction of teacher Alejandro Mendez.

Ivan Resendiz has performed in Mexico, Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela, Colombia, Italy, France, Austria, Germany, and in many cities throughout the United States in events such as competitions, university courses and concerts. Ivan has been a finalist in thirteen international competitions, receiving Top Prizes since 2008. Ivan was also chosen to represent Mexico as one of the ten international finalists in the World Guitar Competition in April of 2012 in Serbia.

Since 2011, Ivan Resendiz has directed and organized the Latin American Guitar Festival in Chicago where he currently lives.


Program:

CLASSICAL GUITAR:

1) Etude XX by Leo Brouwer

2) The black Decameron by Leo Brouwer

– La Huida de los Amantes por el Valle de los Ecos

– La Balada de la Doncella Enamorada

3) La paloma (anonymous).

4) Sevilla by Isac Albeniz.

5) Porro by Gentil Montaña.

6) Windsurfing

7) Over the rainbow (arr. Lukáš Sommer)

8) Blue sky

9) Calm

10) Hommage a Jan Kaplický

11) Pavana

 

FLAMENCO GUITAR:

1) Doblan Campanas (Rondeña) – Paco De Lucia

2) Lluvia en el Patio (Zapateado) – Paco Serrano

3) Buleriando (Bulerías) – Manuel Moreno Junquera “Moraito”

4) Rompeserones (Tangos) – Manuel Moreno Junquera “Moraito”

5) Amancer (Siguiriyas) – Pepe Habichuela

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