Join us for an evening of upbeat Latin rhythms, classic favourites and more in the comfortable and acoustically superior recital hall at UVic School of Music. Lots of interest in this presentation, so don't miss out. No live-streaming this time.
FULL VACCINATION CERTIFICATION AND MASK REQUIRED FOR THIS VENUE
Sat. November 20, 2021 7:00 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall B125, MacLaurin Building, University of Victoria
Regular - $30
VGS Members - $25
Youth (18 and under) - $15
Through his “unforgettable versatility, sensitivity and sublime musicianship” (Classical Guitar Magazine), René has firmly established himself as one of the world’s classical guitar virtuosos. He is celebrated for his ability to weave an unparalleled technical command of his instrument with his gift of storytelling, accomplishing an intimate musical experience with his audience.
René Izquierdo, a native of Cuba, graduated from the Guillermo Tomas, Amadeo Roldan Conservatory and Superior Institute of Art in Havana. In the United States, Mr. Izquierdo earned a Master of Music degree and an Artist Diploma degree from Yale University School of Music, where he studied with Benjamin Verdery. While at Yale he represented the university in an exchange program with the Conservatoire National de Musique et de Danse du Paris and worked with guitarists Olivie Chassain and Roland Dyens.