The Milwaukee Classical Guitar Society is proud to present their 2021/2022 Season Major Artist Series

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Sonora Slocum and Rene Izquierdo February 26, 2022

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Sonora Slocum and Rene Izquierdo February 26, 2022

Saturday, February 26, 2022

Time and Venue TBA

Principal flute of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Sonora Slocum maintains a burgeoning solo and orchestral career. She has performed with orchestras around the country including guest principal flute with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra; She has appeared with the Philadelphia Orchestra on flute and piccolo.

Through his “unforgettable versatility, sensitivity and sublime musicianship” (Classical Guitar Magazine), René Izquierdo has firmly established himself as one of the world’s classical guitar virtuosos. He is celebrated for his ability to weave an unparalleled technical command of his instrument with his gift of storytelling, accomplishing an intimate musical experience with his audience.

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David Russell   May 7, 2022

Saturday, May 7, 2022

Time and Venue TBA

Classical guitarist David Russell is world renowned for his superb musicianship and inspired artistry, having earned the highest praise from audiences and critics alike. In recognition of his great talent and his international career, he was named a Fellow of The Royal Academy of Music in London in 1997.He spends his time touring the world, appearing regularly at prestigious halls in cities such as New York, London, Tokyo, Los Angeles, Madrid, Toronto or Rome. Concert-goers everywhere are in awe of his musical genius and inspired by his captivating stage presence. His love of his craft resonates through his flawless and seemingly effortless performance. The attention to detail and provocative lyrical phrasing suggest an innate understanding of what each individual composer was working to achieve, bringing to each piece a sense of adventure.

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Ana Vidovic     February 11, 2023

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Time and Venue TBA

Ana Vidovic is an extraordinary talent taking her place amongst the elite musicians of the world today. She is known for her beautiful tone, precise technique, well-defined phrasing and thoughtful artistry and musicianship. Her international performance career includes frequent recitals, concerto engagements and festival appearances in most of Europe’s cultural destinations including Amsterdam, Brussels, Budapest, Copenhagen, London, Oslo, Paris, Rome, Salzburg, Vienna, Warsaw and Zagreb. Her tours have also taken her to Australia, Brazil, Israel, Japan, Korea and Mexico. Ms. Vidovic has won an impressive number of prizes and international competitions including first prizes in the Albert Augustine International Competition in Bath, England, the Fernando Sor competition in Rome, Italy and the Francisco Tarrega competition in Benicasim, Spain.

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