170517 Wednesday Morning Concert
Wednesday May 17, 2017 11:00am

Wednesday Morning Concert

Mediterranean Celebration

Overview

Be transported to the Mediterranean for a day amid Caramoor’s stunning architecture inspired by the Venetian painter Carpaccio. Our Wednesday Morning Concerts are accompanied by a tour of the Mediterranean-style Rosen House and its collection of fine and decorative art amassed by our founders, Walter and Lucie Rosen, as well as an optional buffet lunch inspired by the Mediterranean cuisine. Be sure to explore the gardens too!

Artists

David Galvez, guitar

Program

Giuliani Grand Overture Op. 61
Tárrega Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Tárrega Capricho Arabe
Albeniz Asturias
Lucia Monasterio de Sal
Reinhardt Nuages (arr. by Ronald Dyens)
Gillespie A Night in Tunisia (arr. by Ronald Dyens)

    Schedule

    11:00am Concert

    11:55am Tour of the Rosen House

    1:00pm  Post-concert Luncheon

David Galvez

David Galvez, guitar

A native of Lima, Peru, David Galvez has performed solo and chamber recitals throughout the United States, including Carnegie Hall and Merkin Hall in New York City, and in South America, including Mexico, Chile, Venezuela, Paraguay, and his native Peru. He has also performed as a guest soloist with the New York Philharmonic, the National Symphony Orchestra and the Trujillo Orchestra of Peru. He has performed and recorded duets with the renowned tenor Juan Diego Florez and the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra for the Decca London Music Label. He is also an accomplished music arranger and some of his works have been published by Lathkill Music Publishers of the United Kingdom.

Mr. David was the first classical guitarist to win the prestigious Edwin & Leigh Concerto Competition in New York City. He has also received top winner prizes at the Schadt String Competition in Pennsylvania on two consecutive occasions and also won the National Guitar Competition “Jeunesses Musicales.”

Gálvez studied at the National Conservatory of Lima and went on to earn both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in music at the Manhattan School of Music. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in communication science from Peru’s Lima University.

David is currently a guitar professor at Long Island Conservatory on Long Island, New York.