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Friday, November 12, 2021 • 8:00 PM

Avi Avital and Milos

The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

The first mandolin soloist to be nominated for a classical Grammy, Avi Avital has been compared to Andres Segovia for his championship of his instrument and to Jascha Heifitz for his incredible virtuosity. Passionate and “explosively charismatic” (The New York Times) in live performance, he is a driving force behind the reinvigoration of the mandolin repertory. For this exciting concert, he is joined by Milos, a leading exponent of guitar, who has appeared in some of the most important concert halls and at major festivals around the world.

 

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J.S. BACH
Concerto Italiano in F Major

SCHUBERT
Ave Maria
Ständchen
Du Bist Die Ruhe

VILLA-LOBOS
Bachiana Brasileira No. 5

GLASS
Metamorphosis No. 4
Etude No. 9

“Much as Andres Segovia brought the classical guitar into the concert hall, the Israeli virtuoso Avi Avital is doing the same with the mandolin.” – Los Angeles Times

Avi Avital performs Sollima’s Prelude for Mandolin

“One of the most exciting and communicative classical guitarists today.”

The New York Times

 

“Classical music’s guitar hero.”

BBC Music Magazine

 

Milos performs Simon & Garfunkel’s The Sound of Silence (Arr. Lawson, Trueman)

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