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Beijing Guitar Duo

When: Saturday, May 14, 2022
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Central

Where: Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, Galvin Recital Hall, 70 Arts Circle, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Tickets are $30 for the general public and $10 for students with valid ID.

Contact: Concert Management Office   (847) 467-4000

Group: Bienen School of Music Concerts and Events

Category: Fine Arts


Part of the Segovia Classical Guitar Series

“The Beijing Duo’s performance was a model of elegant clarity, sumptuously beautiful tone production, and emotional contrast.” —San Francisco Classical Voice

Meng Su and Yameng Wang, guitar

The Beijing Guitar Duo, a collaboration between award-winning guitarists Meng Su and Yameng Wang, has performed in concert halls around the world, such as the Concertgebouw, Palau de Musica, Tchaikovsky Hall, and the National Theatre in Beijing. The Duo’s performances and recordings have met with great success and their debut CD, Maracaípe, earned them a Latin Grammy nomination for the titular piece. This season takes the Beijing Guitar Duo on a 12-city concert tour of the United States as well as to performances in Europe and China. The Duo regularly collaborates with orchestras, in ensemble with flutist Marina Piccinini, with guitarists the Grigoryan Brothers, and with their mentor Manuel Barrueco.

Domenico Scarlatti, Two Sonatas 
Enrique Granados (arr. Gruber-Maklar Duo), Valses poéticos 
William Walton, Five Bagatelles 
Agustín Barrios Mangoré, Mazurka apasionada and Contemplación 
Chen Yi, Nian Hua (Chinese New Year Paintings) 
Astor Piazzolla, Tango Suite

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