Agenda of events
May 17 Argentine Folklore Concert - Arturo Zeballos
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Arturo Zeballos is considered for many of his colleagues and musical critics like a one of the classical guitarists more interested and more outstanding in the Argentinian and south-American composers for the guitar. He was born at Pergamino, Province of Buenos Aires (Argentina), he was inspired to study the guitar studies at the age of ten years, after that listening to the recordings made for greatest Argentinian musicians, that were transmitted in the Argentinian broadcasting.
After receiving eleven awards in national guitar competitions and festivals (1990-2004), he devoted himself to researching, transcribing, teaching and publishing a large part of the unedited repertoire for guitar by Argentinian authors who were little interpreted and especially between 1980 and 2001 dedicated itself to transcribing the complete works for guitar of Atahualpa Yupanqui, originals and arrangements covering approximately 110 pieces which have been published in First World edition in several books of scores and CDs of audio with Spanish Guitar Music, Argentinian Guitar Folk Music Volume 1 / 3, and others
As soloist he has made numerous presentations with important chamber orchestras, string quartets symphonic orchestras of Argentina and of Europe, performing: “Concert Op. 30”, by Mauro Giuliani, “Fantasía para un Gentilhombre” and “Concierto de Aranjuez”, both by Joaquín Rodrigo, “Geromita Linares”, by Carlos Guastavino, “Suite Argentina” by Eduardo Falú, Hispanic Suite by Manuel del Olmo, and several concerts by Antonio Vivaldi and the Guitar Quintets Nr, 4, 7 and 9 by Luigi Boccherini.
He performed recitals of Creole music of Argentina and South American composers in halls and festivals of Argentina, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Uruguay, Spain, France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Holland, Italy, Portugal and Belgium (2001-2017).
In recent years it has been presented with notable repercussions of public and critics in the 41 Guitar festival Johann Kaspar Mertz of Bartiaslava, Slovakia, 11th International Guitar Festival of Balatonfuredi (Hungary), Ferencs Liszt Academy (Budapest), Salón Provincial de la Guitarra de Avellaneda, Guitarras del Mundo (Argentina), Conservatorio Nacional Victoria de Los Angeles, Madrid (Spain), Biblioteca del Alcazar of Toledo (Spain), Festival of Music in Villeneuve-on-Lot (France), presentations on the Radio France and University of Music of Nanterre (Paris, France), Bonner Gitarre Konzert 2017 (Bonn-Germany), Musikschule Frasdorf (Germany), Stuttgart Gitarre Fest (Germany 2016), Krems Musikschule (Austria), International Festival "La Guitarra argentina” cycle In “Casal de Barri,” Barcelona (Spain), “Festival Andes y Sierras (2013 and 2014) (Córdoba-Argentina), first and second International Guitar Festival of the National University of San Juan (Auditorio Juan Victoria) 2015, “Festival Latinoamericano de Danza y Música de Cali” 2005 (Colombia), Salón Provincial de la Guitarra de Avellaneda,(2005, 2008 and 2013) (Argentina), “Festival Internacional de guitarra clásica de Bahía Blanca 2010”, “Festival Latinoamericano de Antofagasta 2005” and “Festival Latinoamericano de Vicuña 2016” (Chile).
PROGRAM: PANORAMA DE LA GUITARRA ARGENTINA
Arrangements and Transcriptions by Arturo Zeballos
Date: 17th of June
Place: Guitarras de Luthier - Madrid