Internationally-Acclaimed Guitarist to Perform with Manassas Symphony

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Provided by Manassas Symphony Orchestra (MSO) ‘

Under the baton of Music Director James Villani, the MSO honors the music and culture of Spanish-speaking countries. Music by composers from Spain and Latin composers will be featured in Tesoros hispanos. The Manassas Symphony will perform this concert at 7:30 p. m. on March 2 at the Hylton Performing Arts Center.

The featured soloist for this concert is classical guitarist Adam Kossler, playing Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo’s famed Concierto De Aranjuez.  As a performer, Adam Kossler has been a top prizewinner in a number of international guitar competitions including the Boston Guitarfest, Columbus Guitar Symposium, East Carolina Guitar Competition, MANC guitar competition, Texas International Guitar Competition, Music Teacher National Association Competition, and the Appalachian Guitarfest Competition.  Dr. Kossler performs regularly as a solo artist, as a member of the NOVA Guitar Quartet, and with the Kossler Guitar Trio alongside his father Bill and brother John. His performance should not be missed.  Dr. Kossler will give a master class on Friday, March 1for student guitarists.

The MSO will also perform the North American debut of Ecuadorian composer Jose Oviedo’s Volcanic Suite.  A Conga line will no doubt form around Merchant Hall when the MSO performs Mexican composer Arturo Márquez’ Conga del Fuego Nuevo. The program also includes Danzas Fantásticas, Op. 22 by 20th-century Spanish composer Joaquin Turina, and Huapango by Mexican composer José Pablo Moncayo.

Season subscriptions and individual concert tickets are available from the Hylton Center Box Office or by calling 888-945-2468. All children and student tickets (through college) are free.



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