U.S. Classic Guitar President William Jenks has announced the fourth presentation of the U.S. International Guitar Series Season 2021 featuring Greek guitarist Antigoni Goni in a livsetream solo concert Sunday, April 18, 2021, at 12 p.m. Ticket info below.
In this special performance, Ms.Goni will also be joined by internationally acclaimed cellist Amy Norrington where they will perform two works by de Falla and Piazzolla. This will be an exclusive program for those who have purchased their tickets at usclassicguitar.org. All ticket holders will also be invited to the Zoom reception with her directly following the performance. The majority of the ticket sales go directly to the artist. Thank you for your support!
The Greek guitarist Antigoni Goni is a British council, Royal Academy and Juilliard School scholar. Notably, she studied with Julian Bream, Sharon Isbin, Oscar Ghiglia, John Mills and Evangelos Assimakopoulos. As the founder of Classical Guitar magazine Maurice J. Summerfield hasput it, Antigoni Goni is today an internationally acclaimed soloist and recording artist, sought after pedagogue and festival organizer, whose artistry and expertise is in great demand internationally.
Her long list of competitions and awards includes the prestigious Julian Bream prize (assigned by Julian Bream himself and received from Lady Diana), and the first prize and NAXOS prize of the 1995 Guitar Foundation of America Competition (GFA). The latter launched her international career as a concert and recording artist.
Antigoni Goni is the founder of the Guitar Department at the Juilliard Pre-College Division at the Juilliard School in New York City (USA) that she chaired and taught for 10 years. She also was an adjunct professor at Columbia University (New York City, USA), an honorary associate professor (ARAM) at the Royal Academy of Music in London, and a member of the Board of Advisors of the Guitar Foundation of America.
In 2007 Antigoni Goni founded the Volterra Project, Summer Guitar Institute, a successful international workshop that Classical Guitar Magazine has defined “Groundbreaking” and has become an internationally undisputed point of reference in the field of the classical guitar.
Since the 65-concert tour following the first prize at the Guitar Foundation of America Competition in 1995, Antigoni Goni has played in practically every guitar society and guitar series all over North America and Canada as well as many prominent guitar Festivals in Europe and Russia, South America and the Far East.
If You Watch… Have A Good Show!
Event: Antigoni Goni Concert
When: Sunday, April 18, 2021, at noon (HST)
Cost: $20/$15 for Students and Seniors 60 and over
How to Watch: Ticket Holders will receive a YouTube link where you will see it live and have unlimited access to view it for 72 hours after it airs. The concert will be presented in high-definition video and premium quality sound.
Ticket Holders will also receive a Zoom link for the after-concert reception with Antigoni Goni. This concert is an exclusive program for U.S. Classic Guitar ticket holders and will not be posted publicly on YouTube or the internet in its entirety. The Majority of the ticket sales go directly to the artist.