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June 10, 2018 at
11021 E. Blvd.
Cleveland, OH 44106
18th ANNUAL CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL CLASSICAL GUITAR FESTIVAL JUNE 8-10, 2018
[Among] two of the most important annual
American classical guitar events….
5 CONCERTS: Purchase tickets at www.guitarsint.com or call 216-752-7502
Jason Vieaux (USA), guitar, and Julien Labro (France), bandoneon
Friday, June 8 at 7:30 p.m. – CIM, Mixon Hall – Tickets $30.00
[Grammy Award Winner Jason Vieaux is] perhaps the most precise and soulful classical guitarist of his generation – NPR
What accordionist Julien Labro does is fly, launching a solo that simply bubbles with joy – All About Jazz
Ricardo Gallén (Spain), guitar – Saturday, June 9 at 3:15 p.m.
CIM, Mixon Hall – Tickets $22.00
Flawless interpretation and charisma and exquisite technique and particularly beautiful sound – Diario de Cordoba
Duo Melis (Spain & Greece), guitars – Saturday, June 9 at 8:00 p.m.
CIM, Mixon Hall – Tickets $25.00
An ensemble notable for sensitive musicianship, virtuosic panache, and stylish performances – San Francisco Classical Voice
Antonis Hatzinikolaou (Greece), guitar – Sunday, June 10 at 2:30 p.m.
CIM, Mixon Hall – Tickets $15.00
[In praise of Julian Bream Prize Winner Antonius Hatzinkolaou] Simply magnificent! This is playing of the highest standard – Classical Guitar Magazine
Colin Davin (USA), guitar, and Estelí Gomez (USA), soprano
Sunday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m. – CIM, Mixon Hall – Tickets $22.00
Davin is the real thing … a player with a virtuoso’s technique, a deeply expressive musicianship, and a probing imagination.- American Record Guide
[Grammy Award Winner Esteli Gomez’s] artistry … belies her young years – Kansas City Metropolis
1 GUITAR DEMONSTRATION:
Petra Poláčková (Czech Republic) – Saturday, June 9 at 6:00 p.m.
CIM, Mixon Hall – Free (no passes required), donations to support the Festival gratefully accepted
Polácková’s playing was so technically secure and musically insightful, it was unimaginable that anything she played could possibly be difficult. – Cleveland Classical
Classical guitar virtuoso Petra Poláčková will perform short works on twelve guitars collected from around the world by Guitars International.
in cooperation with and at the
Cleveland Institute of Music
11021 East Boulevard Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Information and concert tickets at www.guitarsint.com or 216-752-7502