Individual Tickets – $30 members • $35 non-members
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Marco Sartor performs Saturday, February 25, 2016 from 7:30pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232
Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Marco Sartor is a top prize-winner in numerous international competitions, and has performed solo and chamber music recitals on three continents to critical and public acclaim. He has appeared with orchestras such as the Allentown Symphony, Virginia Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, Ann Arbor Symphony, and SODRE in Uruguay. His debut solo recording for Fleur de Son Classics, Red,”has received rave reviews and was broadcast on national radio. Marco is also featured on Marc Regnier’s GRAMMY-Nominated album Radamés Gnattali: Solo & Chamber Works for Guitar on Dorian Sono Luminus, and the recently released Tempo do Brasil on Reference Recordings.
Marco Sartor has been invited to give master-classes in universities and conservatories in the US, Uruguay, and Argentina. He started the guitar programs at the Carnegie Mellon Music Preparatory School in Pittsburgh and the Charleston Academy of Music in Charleston, SC. He currently directs the guitar program of the System of Youth and Children Orchestras in Uruguay. Marco has completed the highly selective Master of Musical Arts program (Doctoral Residency) at Yale University, earning the Friedmann Prize for his thesis on Tango and its deployment in contemporary works. He also received degrees from the College of Charleston and Carnegie Mellon University. His former teachers in Uruguay include Robert Ravera, Mario Payssé, and Eduardo Fernández and in the US they include Marc Regnier, James Ferla, and Benjamin Verdery.
“…to describe Sartor’s performance as sublime fails to give it justice…..phenomenal demonstrating great dexterity and masterful fingerwork. His nimble fingers danced on the strings as the performance exuded immense passion…..the audience recognized the tremendous feat they had just witnessed giving a rousing ovation…..he was mind-blowingly fantastic.”
Jan 2014 – Leader-Post, Canada