CONCERT TIME: 9:00 pm
Guitarist Adrian Verdejo launches his new album Modern Hearts - New Music for Electric Guitar. He will perform selections, including works by Nicole Lizée, Tristan Murail, Tim Brady, Eve Beglarian and Steve Reich's classic Electric Counterpoint.
Adrian will also be joined by violist Marcus Takizawa.
Adrian Verdejo is a guitarist living in Vancouver, Canada. He performs as a soloist and with the Victoria Guitar Trio and the Erato Ensemble.
Born into a musical family, Adrian was drawn to the guitar at an early age. In his hometown, Regina, he performed both as a classical guitarist and as an electric guitarist in heavy metal and punk rock bands.
Adrian performs many works spanning the guitar repertoire and has commissioned and premiered several new pieces. He specializes in contemporary music with equal fluency in classical and electric guitar styles.
“From the delicate and ethereal soundscapes of Jordan Nobles, the groove and thrash of Godin, or the hypnotic textures of Tenney, Adrian Verdejo delivers an album of wonder, curiosity and pure, focused energy. Bravo!” - thisisclassicalguitar.com
"It’s a deeply satisfying listening experience…Verdejo’s instincts are as good as his ears, hands, and heart." - Musicworks