Classical guitar recital and master class performed by Mircea Gogoncea during the Tel Aviv Guitar Week, The Felicja Blumental Music Center, March 1-2, 2016
photo source: http://www.fbmc.co.il/?categoryId=103473
The Tel Aviv Guitar Week will take place between February 26, 2016 - March 2nd, 2016 at the Felicja Blumental Music Center.
With the support of the Romanian Cultural Institute in Tel Aviv, Romania will be represented in the international program by the young guitarist Mircea Gogoncea, who will perform a classical guitar recital on March 1st, at 21:00, and a master class on March 2nd between 10:00-17:00 at the Felicja Blumental Music Center in Tel Aviv (26 Bialik St.).
The musical program of the recital includes:
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco - Capriccio Diabolico, Op. 85a
Enrique Granados - 8 Valses Poéticos
Joaquin Rodrigo - Tres Piezas Españolas
Benjamin Britten - Nocturnal After John Dowland, op.70
Joaquin Clerch - Guitarresca
Niccolò Paganini - Caprice no.5
Tuesday, March 1st, 2016, at 21:00, tickets and more details: 03-6201185 or online http://www.fbmc.co.il/?categoryId=103473
More details about the master class: 052-2867856
Mircea Gogoncea (www.mirceagogoncea.com ), born in Bucharest, started playing the guitar at the age of 4 and has since performed on 4 continents, having been invited as a guest on more than 350 concerts, radio and TV shows. Upon graduating from high school at the age of 17, he was the Romanian student with the highest number of awards, and to date, has won a total of 153 prizes for music and 7 for his achievements in other spheres of the arts and sciences. Among the most prestigious of these have been the 1st prize at the Julián Arcas Guitar Competition in Almería, the 1st prize at the GFA Youth Solo Competition in Los Angeles, and the Audience Prize at the Francisco Tárrega Competition in Benicassim, Spain.
He made his orchestra debut at the age of 13 together with the National Radio Orchestra of Romania playing the 1st concerto op. 30 by Giuliani. In August 2014, he made his Chinese debut performing a full solo and chamber recital in the China Concert Hall in Beijing, as well as in Shanghai's oldest concert hall (the Lyceum Theatre), as part of a tour that has been continued in the summer of 2015.
In March 2014, he recorded his first album with eminent sound engineer John Taylor in London, featuring music from his China tour. During his studies, he maintains a regular performing career, especially in Europe and Asia.
He studied with Joaquín Clerch at the Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf and Michael Lewin at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he finished his master degree in the summer of 2015. In June 2014, he was awarded the inaugural David Russell Prize at the Royal Academy of Music.
The complete program of the Tel Aviv Guitar Week: http://www.fbmc.co.il/?categoryId=97197
Photo provided by Romanian embassy