Thrill to music from Austria, Spain and Japan. Beethoven’s Fifth is possibly the world’s most well known symphony with its powerful four note opening. Rodrigo’s immediately recognizable and popular Concierto de Aranjuez put Rodrigo on the map as one of the world’s great 20th Century composers. It also helped make the classical guitar the respectable solo instrument it has become.
Koto’s Stormy and Calm Seas a new piece commissioned by the Cape Ann Symphony is a musical depiction of the ocean during a storm and the calm that comes afterwards.
About Grisha Goryachev
A native of St. Petersburg, Russia, Grisha Goryachev is renowned for his extraordinary musical sensitivity and technical virtuosity. In May 2005 he received a prize for the Best Performance of Spanish Music at the VI International Classical Guitar “Competition in Algeria, Spain.
Grisha received his Bachelor, Master and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the New England Conservatory of Music. His repertoire now includes classical solos, chamber music and guitar concertos. He is well known for his fiery flamenco guitar interpretations.
- Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C Minor
- Joaquín Rodrigo’s Concerto de Aranjuez, featuring renowned Classical Guitarist Grisha Goryachev
- Takashi Koto’s World Premiere Stormy and Calm Seas