‘Remembranza/Remembrances’ Concert features Enric Madriguera, acclaimed classical guitarist, on Oct. 11

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Oct. 1, 2014

Internationally acclaimed classical guitarist, Enric Madriguera, will be performing at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11 in the first concert of the 2014-2015 Concert Series sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Whidbey Island.

The concert features a suite of Renaissance dances, including a Saltarello composed by Vincenzo Galilei, father of famous physicist, mathematician and philosopher, as well as music by Manuel María Ponce, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Andrés Segovia, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco and Regino Sainz de la Maza.

Whidbey Island’s Eileen Soskin will offer brief opening remarks.

Dr. Madriguera holds the Russell Cleveland Director of Guitar Studies endowed professorship at the University of Texas at Dallas, where he is also a Professor of Aesthetic Studies in the School of Arts and Humanities. Professor Madriguera is the founder and artistic director of the Texas Guitar Competition and Festival and the Guitar Series at UT Dallas. He travels annually to festivals and gives concert performances in the Americas and Europe. Dr. Madriguera performs on a guitar constructed by Ignacio Rozas, Madrid, Spain—#340, anno 1992.

For ticket reservations and information, please email: concerts@uucwi.org.

Tickets may be purchased at the door or—prior to the day of the concert—at Moonraker Books in Langley, Habitat for Humanity in Freeland and Lavender Wind Store in Coupeville.

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