December 17, 2023
66 Leavitt Street
Hingham, MA 02043
Reference Desk: 781-741-1405 ext. 1404
BCGS Concert: John Muratore
Sunday, December 17, 2023
This month's Boston Classical Guitar Concert features John Muratore's annual concert of Christmas music for guitar.
Highly acclaimed classical guitarist John Muratore performs regularly as a solo recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician. As a solo artist he has appeared extensively throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Russia. He has collaborated with numerous chamber ensembles including Emmanuel Music, the Spectrum Singers, Chorus Pro Musica, Alea III, Boston Musica Viva and Counterpoint. Recent appearances as concerto soloist have been with the Ridgefield Symphony, Vermont Symphony and Symphony by the Sea under the direction of Jonathan McPhee.
Among the composers with whom John has worked closely to produce new solo and chamber works for the guitar are Daniel Pinkham, Scott Wheeler, Larry Bell, Roger Zahab and Jon Appleton. Mr. Muratore has been the featured soloist at numerous international venues including the Academie Festival des Arcs (France), St. Petersburg (Russia) Chamber Concerts, the Atelier International Concert Series in Paris and AIMS (American Institute for Musical Studies, Graz, Austria).
The Boston Globe has described him as “a fleet-fingered and musicianly performer” and has characterized his playing as…”unleashing so many different varieties of tone and color in quick succession…a kind of aural iridescence.”
No registration is required for this event.
The Hingham Library and the Boston Classical Guitar Society gratefully acknowledge the support of Coastal Heritage Bank for this season's concert series.
Learn more about the Boston Classical Guitar Society.