Our task is to form veritable talents who possess the necessary gifts to become masters, without attending to the ungifted mediocrity.

Liszt to Giovanni Sgambati
David Russell Guitar Recital

10 November 2019, 19.30-22.00

Grand Hall

David Russell Guitar Recital

Budapest International Guitar Festival 2019

Coste: Introduction and Polonaise
J. S. Bach: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme – Chorale Prelude, BWV 645
J. S. Bach: Jesus bleibt meine Freude – choral from Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147 (transcription for guitar)
Goss: Cantigas de Santiago

intermission

Händel: Keyboard Suite No. 7 in G minor, HWV 432 (transcription for guitar)
Granados:2 Danzas españolas, Op. 37 – 10. Melancólica (Danza Triste), 5. Andaluza
Barrios: Caazapá (’Aire popular Paraguayo’)
Barrios: Un sueño en la floresta
Barrios: Vals de Primavera
Barrios: Vals, Op. 8/4

David Russell (guitar)

GRAMMY award winner for his CD AIRE LATINO in the category of best instrumental soloist in classical music.

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 May 2003 he was bestowed the great honor of being made "adopted son" of Es Migjorn, the town in Minorca where he grew up. Later the town named a street after him, "Avinguda David Russell".

In November 2003 he was given the Medal of Honor of the Conservatory of the Balearics.

After winning the grammy award, the town of Nigrán in Spain where he resides, gave him the silver medal of the town in an emotional ceremony.

In May 2005 he received a homage from the music conservatory of Vigo, culminating with the opening of the new Auditorium, to which they gave the name "Auditorio David Russell".

In 2009 David was named honorary member of "Amigos de la Guitarra", the oldest guitar society in Spain.

A prolific recording artists, his collection includes seventeen CDs with Telarc International.

 

 

Presented by

Eötvös Art Ensemble, Liszt Academy Concert Centre

Tickets:

Early bird until 30 September HUF 5 500, 6 500 Ft, from 1 October HUF 7 000, 8 000