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Classical Music, WorldMusic
7. 6. Thu. 19:30
Chile / Santiago
San Ignacio Church
CSG South american Guitar Quartet
A. Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Chamber Concerto in D, RV 93
G. Faure (1845-1924)
L. Brouwer (1939- )
Paisaje Cubano con Lluvia, for 4 Guitars (Cuban Landscape with Rain)
J. F. Caballero
I. Albeniz (1860-1909)
H. Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
J. Ballivian (1805-1852)
A. Piazzolla (1921-1992)
La Muerte del Angel
CSG South American Guitar Quartet
The “South American String Quartet of Guitars” or “CSG” is an initiative led by a Chilean maestro, Alexis Vallejos. The premise of this project is giving young musicians an opportunity to begin their international careers while performing quality music as well as spreading South American music. It’s formed by the director, Alexis Vallejos and three young South American promises; Enrique Díaz-Lazkao from Chile, Víctor Garay from Argentina, and Ernesto Guitierrez from Bolivia. CSG’s repertoire includes compositions of traditional classical music and the music of Latin-American composers.
+Alexis Vallejos (Classical Guitar)
Alexis Vallejos is a distinguished classical guitarist who studied at Universidad de Chile. In 2013, he won 1st prize at the XIX Certamen internacional de Guitarra Andrés Segovia – Ciudad de Linares, and distinctions in Italy, Spain, Chile and Argentina. Afterwards, he studied his master’s degree in interpretation at Universidad de Alicante. He frequently travels around the world giving concerts as soloist or with orchestras, also gives seminars and masterclasses at numerous universities in many countries including Japan, Korea, China, Spain, Italy, Bolivia, and Chile.
+Victor Garay (Classical Guitar)
Victor studied classical guitar at University of Cuyo and specialization course with Maestro Alexis Vallejos. He has played on various stages in Argentina and performed in concerts internationally as soloist or with orchestras. At 18, he played with the Formosa Province Orchestra, and with the National University of Cuyo Symphony Orchestra when he was 19. Victor won many prizes including 1st prize at A. Vivaldi in Formosa Competition and University of Cuyo Music Competition in 2012, Mention of Honour Edition 2015, and 1st place at 35° Music Competition organized by the Mozarteum Argentino.
+Enrique Diaz-Lazkao (Classical Guitar)
Enrique’s rich experience includes his Master of Music in classical guitar performance from the University of Chile, another Master of Music from the European Guitar Master School with Wolfgang Weigel and studies of the Dalcroze Rhythm Specialty at the Institut Joan Llongueres in Barcelona. As a performer, he has performed in a various venues in Chile and other countries including France, Spain, among others. Besides, he has been touring around the world to give musical performance lessons and rhythm and auditory trainings, and has led masterclasses in diverse areas.
+Ernesto Gutierrez (Classical Guitar)
Ernesto Gutiérrez studied at Conservatorio Plurinacional de Music in La Paz, Bolivia. He was awarded at numerous national guitar contests in Bolivia. Ernesto was a student of Marcos Puña in Bolivia and took several masterclasses from renowned artists such as Fabio Zanon, Carlos Pérez, Alex, Garrobé, Piraí Vaca, etc. He has played in various festivals in Bolivia as soloist or duo. In addition, he performs in Sudamerican Guitar Quartet, and is currently the chair of the Basic Guitar Department of the Conservatory in Bolivia as well as professor and director of the guitar orchestra of the conservatory.