by Daniel Hathaway
Who were those masked men? Classical guitarists Jason Vieaux and Colin Davin rehearse a duet they’ll play at the end of their live-streamed concert, which starts at 2:00 pm on Saturday. This would have been the weekend of the Cleveland International Classical Guitar Festival on which Vieaux and Davin are normally featured performers. Click here to purchase $10 tickets and follow the link to their real-time performances in the showroom of Guitars International.
Festival artistic director Armin Kelly has also posted a series of videos of performances by Czech classical guitarist Petra Poláčková, “a particularly popular regular at our Festival who was scheduled to join us once again this June. These videos were shot within the last fourteen months at various times and underwritten by my company, Guitars International.” Watch the performances here.
Check our Concert Listings for today’s events: a performance by the Berlin Philharmonic Octet, the MET’s HD rebroadcast of Verdi’s Otello, and The Cleveland Orchestra’s rebroadcast of Haydn and Shostakovich from January 2005. On Sunday, highlights include the Florida Grand Opera’s Nabucco, a George Szell birthday performance of Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis, Sitdown with tenor Lawrence Brownlee, and the MET Opera’s Thaïs. [Read more…]