2012/2013 GuitarSarasota mini concert and lecture series at Art Center Sarasota
General Event Information
FREE EVENT at 7:30pm
Gerardo Perez Capdevila in concert
Gerardo was born in Guantanamo, Cuba. He entered the National School of Music of Havana, where he studied under Aldo Rodriguez and Víctor Pellegrini. In 1985, Gerardo was accepted by the Superior Institute of Art of Havana to further his studies under Jesus Ortega. Gerardo has performed in the United States and in several countries of Europe. He performed in the world premiere of “Concert for Guitar and Orchestra,” by the Spanish composer Carlos Cruz de Castro. Gerardo has also recorded a compact disc called Sedruol. In 2001, Gerardo founded the “National Festival and Competition of Guitar-Cochabamba-Bolivia.” The guitarist Eliot Fisk (USA), commented on Gerardo: "Mr. Perez possesses a virtuous technique and a natural musicality that delights the audience."