July 25 at 3 pm, Andrea Roberto – “In the front ranks of young guitarists worldwide,” Andrea began studying guitar at age 4 and when he won the distinguished Parkening International Classical Guitar Competition in 2019, one judge remarked of his performance, “I knew I was witnessing the birth of a truly exceptional artist.”
25-year-old guitar prodigy Andrea Roberto from Italy—Parkening International Guitar Competition Gold Medalist in 2019—returns to California to demonstrate the musicianship that won him this coveted title during the 2021 Ventura Music Festival live concert on Sunday, July 25, at 3 pm, at the Pacifica High School Performing Arts Center, 600 E Gonzales Rd, in Oxnard.
This wunderkind’s fingers have been on a guitar since age 4, under his father’s tutelage, followed by admission at 9 and graduation at 14 from the Conservatorio di Musica Umberto Giordano and further studies in Naples, Koblenz (Germany) and Maastricht (Netherlands).
His artistic career includes performances throughout Europe, including the 14-guitar-festival tour of the European Euro String Project, the Americas and first prizes at eight international competitions.
Italian, German, English and Spanish masterworks by Mauro Giuliani, Michael Praetorius, John Dowland, J.S. Bach, Joaquin Rodrigo, Isaac Albéniz, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco and Francisco Tárrega are all on his ambitious program.
Don’t miss this rare “rapt music” performance by a young guitar genius at the Ventura Music Festival’s Sunday matinee finale!
Tickets and details for this 100% vaccinated event at www.venturamusicfestival.org.
Presenter / Producer: Ventura Music Festival
Music > Classical
Music > Recitals - Instrumental
Event Phone: 805-648-3146
Ventura Music Festival at Pacifica High School PAC
600 E Gonzales Rd.
Oxnard CA 93036
Ventura, Santa Barbara & San Luis Obispo
Performance Dates: 7/25/2021
3 pm showtime 2:15 pre-concert talk with Artistic Director Nuvi Mehta
Tickets and details for this 100% vaccinated event at www.venturamusicfestival.org or call the Box Office Mon-Thurs 11am-4pm (805) 648-3146
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