Harold Gretton – Classical Guitar Concert at Episcopal Church Center 4/24/10
April 24, 2010, 8:00PM
Episcopal Curch Center
1150 Stanford Drive in Coral Gables (same street of the entrance to the Lowe Art Museum, UM)
Australian virtuoso guitarist Harold Gretton will be offering a concert on Saturday, April 24th at 8:00PM, as part of the Miami Classical Guitar Society’s International Masters and Laureates Series.
Harold Gretton has won numerous national and international competitions, including First Prizes at the Vienna Guitar Forum International Guitar Competition in Austria, the Cordoba Guitar Festival and the Coria International Guitar Competition in Spain, the Transylvania International Guitar Competition in Romania, the 10th Sernancelhe International Guitar Competition in Portugal, and the International Competition of 20th Century Guitar Music Interpretation in Lagonegro, Italy. He has performed with orquestras, including the Orquestra Filarmonia das Beiras of Portugal, the Canberra Symphony Orchestra, the Australian National School of Music Symphony Orchestra, and others. Gretton began playing at the age of 7, and completed his Bachelor of Music from the Australian National University (ANU) School of Music. He is presently a PhD candidate there, and recently began a â€œCour de spÃ©cialisationâ€ at the Strasbourg conservatory with the Duo Melis.
â€œAbsolutely amazing â€¦ [he] mesmerised the audience with his playing. Everyone listened in awe during his Concerto de Aranjuez and the olÃ©s and standing ovation were well deserved.â€ – Lynn Mills, of Harold’s performance at the Canberra Symphony Orchestra Proms concert.
Admission: $20.00 general/ $15.00 students and seniors
Information/ reservations: (305) 412-2494