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Award-winning Classical Guitarist Fancesco Barone Performs a Homage to Segovia
May 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmFree
Music@New Canaan Library is pleased to present the music of renowned Spanish guitarist Andres Segovia, performed by award-winning classical guitarist Francesco Barone. The performance will take place on Thursday, May 4, at 6:30 p.m. in the Adrian Lamb Room. Please register online at newcanaanlibrary.org.
Andres Segovia (1893-1987) was considered one the foremost guitarists of the 20th century and a pioneer in bringing the instrument to the concert stage and giving it an international presence. Francesco Barone will be performing a program made up of works within the repertoire of the Spanish virtuoso, as well as a lute suite by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Francesco Barone has performed throughout the Northeast United States and in Italy as a soloist and chamber musician. He has been featured on a La Bella Strings sponsored concert, was a prizewinner in the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society Competition and has had performances broadcasted on NPR.