CANBERRA’S very lively Classical Guitar Society is presenting a concert on Saturday by Brazilian classical guitarist Aliéksey Vianna, praised by the New York Times for his “vibrant and incisive playing.”Born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and a graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Vianna has performed in music venues like New York’s Carnegie Hall, San Francisco Bay Area’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and Yoshi’s Jazz Club, Mexico City’s Nezahualcoyotl and Sao Paulo’s Sala Ester Mesquita.
Vianna crosses both the classical and jazz genres and has been awarded first prizes in more than ten worldwide music competitions.
Satruday’s program will feature works by Bach, Sor, Walton, Bogdanovic and Sergio Assad.
Aliéksey Vianna, at Wesley Music Centre, 20 National Circuit, Forrest, 7:30pm, Saturday, October 13, Tickets at the door. Adults $25, concession (seniors, CCGS members $20), students $15, children $10.