2019/2020 International Series

The 2019/2020 International Series is presented in part
with support from the Roy Minoff Family Fund

Past Concerts

...a brilliantly programmed evening of music...ClevelandClassical.com
September 14, 2019
at 7:30 pm
The annual Showcase Concert (free admission) presents the finest local performers. The 2019 Showcase will be held at the beautiful Maltz Performing Arts Center, featuring Grammy-winning guitarist Jason Vieaux.
2018 International Concert Artist Competition Rose Augustine Grand Prize Winner"Guitar Foundation of America
October 5, 2019
at 7:30 pm
Raphaël Feuillâtre is a young Paris-based virtuoso of the classical guitar. In 2018, at the age of 22, he won first place in the Guitar Foundation of American 2018 competition, one of the world’s most prestigious guitar competitions. This performance marks his Cleveland debut!
...formidable technique, concentrated flair and fine sense of musicianship."Soundboard Magazine
November 9, 2019
at 7:30 pm
Mexican guitarist Pablo Garibay has established himself as a leading force on the international classical guitar scene, with his pioneering interpretations of well-known classics and impressive performances of lesser-known masterpieces. This performance marks his Cleveland debut!
They capitalized on the rich palette of sounds the two-guitar medium is capable of, approaching the music with deeply felt expression."South Florida Classical Review
February 15, 2020
at 7:30 pm
Composed of guitarists Meng Su and Yameng Wang, the Beijing Guitar Duo has performed around the world including Canada, the United States, Australia, Europe, and China. Recent performances include touring as a trio with their famous mentor, guitar legend Manuel Barrueco.
...one runs out of superlatives when writing about Berta Rojas, it has all been said before, countless times."Classical Guitar Magazine
March 14, 2020
at 7:30 pm
Berta Rojas ranks among today’s foremost classical guitarists, having been praised as “guitarist extraordinaire” by the Washington Post and and as an “ambassador of the classical guitar” by Classical Guitar Magazine. This performance marks her Cleveland debut!
...Mr. Russell possesses a talent of extraordinary dimension."The New York Times
April 18, 2020
at 7:30 pm
Grammy-winning guitarist David Russell is one of only six guitarists ever to win in the category of best instrumental soloist in classical music. Concert-goers everywhere are in awe of his musical genius and inspired by his captivating stage presence.