GuitarSarasota proudly presents Grisha Goryachev, Russian flamenco and classical guitarist, Saturday, April 11 at 7:30pm

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GuitarSarasota's 9th International Classical Guitar Season in Sarasota, Florida
Wednesday,  April 3, 2015
Dear GuitarSarasota Members and Friends,
Thomas Koch, President of GuitarSarasota in Sarasota, Florida
I hope you can join us on Saturday, April 11 at 7:30pm as GuitarSarasota
proudly presents Grisha Goryachev, Russian flamenco and classical guitarist.
Tickets are on sale online and please note the concert takes place at this season’s new location, the Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota (more info below or online)

Should you have questions, please email me directly.

Best wishes,
Thomas Koch, President, GuitarSarasota
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Russian Classical and Flamenco Guitarist, Grisha Goryachef Performs GuitarSarasota’s Ninth Annual 2015 International Classical Guitar Season

Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 7:30pm       

A native of St. Petersburg, Russia, Grisha Goryachev is renowned for his extraordinary musical sensitivity and technical virtuosity in both classical and flamenco styles. Grisha is one of very few international guitarists who is reviving the tradition of solo flamenco guitar in a concert  setting, a choice that was practiced by legendary flamenco masters such as Ramón Montoya and Sabicas. Grisha began playing guitar at age 6, studying first with his father, Dmitry, an acknowledged master teacher of the instrument. A child prodigy by age 9, Grisha performed regularly before large audiences in the most prestigious concert halls of the Soviet Union. Following a tour of Spain, Grisha was invited to play for flamenco legend Paco de Lucía, who soon after personally endorsed Goryacev’s application for an American visa, which he was awarded in 1997 on the basis of extraordinary ability. In May of 2005, Grisha was awarded the prize for Best Performance of Spanish Music at the Julian Arcas International Classical Guitar Competition in Almería, Spain. Grisha received his Bachelor, Master and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, where he studied under famous guitar virtuoso Eliot Fisk. He was also one of the 30 people in 2006 to be awarded a prestigious Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. Grisha has recorded two CDs: Alma Flamenca and “Homenaje a Sabicas.

Individual tickets are available online until noon the day of each concert. All other tickets are available at the door – the day of the concert from 7pm. No credit cards, cash or checks only.

Individual tickets are $30 for non-members, and $25 for GuitarSarasota members. You can purchase individual tickets through our online box office.

Student rush tickets are $5 and may be purchased on the day of the concert, at the door from 7:15pm.

At Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, Florida 34232.


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GuitarSarasota's Mini-concert and lecture series presents a Youth Showcase concert on April 13 in Sarasota Florida at the Art Center Sarasota Mini-Concert & Lecture Series
Monday, April 13
from 7:30pm
Youth Showcase.
This concert features the next generation of classical guitarists as soloist and ensemble players.
Thank You
We thank you for your support which allows us to bring the world of the classical guitar to Sarasota through our International Classical Guitar Concert Series. It also funds our free community outreach through GuitarSarasota’s Mini-Concert & Lecture Series at Art Center Sarasota and allows us to present outstanding local, regional, and international musicians.
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Issue: 29 – Upcoming Concert

2015 International
Classical GuitarSeason

NEW LOCATION Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota 34232

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Anton Baranov, Russian Guitarist, GuitarSarasota Classical Guitar Series on Jan 24, 2015 in Sarasota, Florida

March 21, 2015

András Csáki

Andras Csaki performs on March 21, 2015 for GuitarSarasota, International Classical Guitar Season

April 11, 2015

Grisha Goryachev   

Flamenco Star from Russia Grisha Goryachev performs on April 11, 2015 for GuitarSarasota's Classical Guitar Series in Sarasota, Florida


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Bill Boyette, CPA in Sarasota, Florida, sponsor of GuitarSarasota

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Sol Schwartz & Elayne Bernstein Fund, for GuitarSarasota in Sarasota, Florida

UMR Foundation The Ruskin Family supporting GuitarSarasota in Sarasota, Florida, Classical Guitar Society

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