Arts Calendar

Mar. 2

4 pm
University of Texas at Dallas 12th Annual Texas Guitar Competition and Festival presents Gustavo Costa
University of Texas at Dallas
800 W Campbell Rd.
Richardson, TX 75080

Ticket Price: Free
Gustavo Costa has been a prize winner at guitar competitions in Brazil and France, as well as two prestigious competitions in Spain: the Certamen Internacional de Guitarra Andrés Segovia and the Certamen Internacional de Guitarra Francisco Tárrega, where in 2003 he received 2nd prize and the Audience Favorite prize. Costa has performed guitar concertos in France, Spain, Italy and Brazil as soloist with orchestras including the Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra, Ciutat de Torrent Orchestra, Molise Symphony Orchestra, São Paulo University Symphony Orchestra, Ribeirão Preto Symphony Orchestra and the Petrobrás Symphony Orchestra of Rio de Janeiro. As a chamber musician, he is a member of the Ensemble Mentemanuque. Costa was a member of the Brazilian Guitar Quartet in 2011 when the group won the Latin Grammy for its CD dedicated to Villa-Lobos. His performances have received critical acclaim, such as this review of his début in Germany: For information: (972) 883-2552 or http://www.utdallas.edu/ah/events/detail.html?id=1220269481

 

 

 

 

 

 



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