This GuitarSarasota performance of the The Guitar Duo of PABLO GONZALEZ JAZEY & THOMAS KOCH will be the premiere performance of the Gonzales-Koch Guitar Duo in the US with future performances in the US, and South America. Music by J.S. Bach, Johannes Brahms, Astor Piazolla and others.
French classical guitarist Gabriel Bianco in concert. He has earned first prize in multiple international competitions in Austria (Vienna), Germany (Koblenz), France (Ile de Ré and Barbezieux ), Poland (Tychy) and Portugal (Sernancelhe).
New acoustic and electronic music by featured guest composer Zack Browning along with Tampa composers including Haig Mardirosian, David Clark Isele, and Bradford Blackburn. Performers include Corey Holt Merenda (piano) and USF faculty Kim McCormick (flute), along with University of Tampa faculty Hein Jung (voice) and Grigorios Zamparas (piano).
Once again this year, we invite you to ring in the New Year with live jazz on Toast of the Nation! Our stops will include Boston, Washington, D.C., New York, the Twin Cities, and finally the West Coast. And we’ll hear music by a wide variety of jazz performers, including John Pizzarelli, The Bad Plus, and rising jazz star Anat Cohen.