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Class of 2006
Los Angeles Guitar QuartetDate: 09.21.2013
Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Soka Performing Arts Center
Soka Performing Arts Center Chamber Series
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 8:00 PMIn their only Southern California appearance in 2013, the Grammy-winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (LAGQ) is coming to Soka University! Their inventive, critically acclaimed transcriptions of concert masterworks provide a fresh look at the music of the past, while their interpretations of works from the contemporary and world-music realms continually break new ground. This world-renowned ensemble will present an eclectic program including Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody #2 and world-music pieces from Africa, Indonesia, Chile, China and Ireland. They will perform the West-Coast Premiere of Yambé by Miami-based composer Carlos Rafael Rivera, and as a special treat, will play Shingo Fujii's Shiki: Seasons of Japan with 20 members of the USC Thornton Classical Guitar Department. Don't miss this special performance in one of Southern California's finest acoustic settings!
The LAGQ is: John Dearman ~ William Kanengiser ~ Scott Tennant ~ Matthew Greif
Tickets: $38.00/$28.00 Students and Seniors (62+)
For group ticket sales information, please contact the box office at (949) 480-4278
Come Early for Dinner! Soka Bistro is open for dinner M-F 5:30-7:00 pm, Sat/Sun 5:00-7:00 pm. Only $10.75 for an all you can eat buffet.
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The LAGQ in concert at Skidmore College:
Shingo Fujii's "Shiki". For more information about the composition, CLICK HERE.