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Guitarist David Burgess to perform at FMU, Jan. 22

     FLORENCE, S.C. – New York guitarist David Burgess will perform some of Brazil’s finest solo guitar music at Francis Marion University, Thursday, Jan. 22.

     The concert will begin at 8 p.m. in the Hyman Fine Arts Center’s Kassab Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

     Praised by critics for his polished technique and flamboyant style, Burgess has performed throughout North and South America, Europe and the Far East, as well as having recorded for the CBS Masterworks, Musical Heritage Society, Tritone and Athena Records labels.

     Formerly a student of Andres Segovia, he has won prizes in international guitar competitions in New York, Mexico City, Toronto and Munich.

     Over the past 10 years, Burgess has taken numerous trips to Brazil, rediscovering guitar music from Brazil’s past, as well as finding many progressive Brazilian works.

     The program will include works from some of the finest Brazilian composers of all time.

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Last Published: February 16, 2004 10:02 AM
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