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Classical guitars meeting at Casa de la Guitarra

Join us for a very especial concert on Wednesday July 3rd. at 7:30 PM, featuring some of the young guitar virtuosos in the city, with appearances from Dario Torres and Mateo Vintimilla.

Recipient of the “Augustine Foundation Scholarship”, classical guitarist Mateo Vintimilla has performed in the most important venues of Cuenca Ecuador as well as in different recital halls in New York City and Reykjavik (Iceland).

His repertoire is filled with a variety of Latin American, Spanish, European and Ecuadorian music.
Mateo is currently a Senior student in the prestigious Manhattan School of Music in New York City, where he studies with some of the top guitar players in the world.

For this occasion, Mr. Vintimilla has prepared a very special repertoire featuring “Runa” a composition originally written for guitar by the composer Daniel Flores (Otavalo-Ecuador) among other pieces.

Dario Torres is a classical guitarist from Quito, Ecuador. Dario studied classical guitar in Quito and later moved to France where he also performed multiple times. He has attended to master classes with very import classical guitar exposers and has participated in upgraded national and international guitar festivals. Currently based in Cuenca he has been active in the music scene of the country for many years giving concerts, teaching and recording. He recently recorded his first album “El Canto de la guitarrra ecuatoriana” including pieces of only Ecuadorian composers. His repertoire includes a wide variety of Ecuadorian music from different composers and genres as well as traditional classical repertoire.

They will perform music from different genres and periods in history by composers from Ecuador, Latin America and Europe. The concert will take place at “La Casa de la Guitarra”, a very intimate space with capacity of around 40 people which is perfect for a night of classical guitar music. It will be on Wednesday, July 3nd at 7:30 pm, the tickets cost $8.

Place: Casa de la Guitarra, located at Eugenio Espejo 8-77 and General Torres
Reservations: 099 576 2850

Wednesday, July 3rd at 7:30 PM, $8, Eugenio Espejo 8-77 and General Torres, Cuenca.

Dario Torres