Festivals & Series

Álvaro Pierri, guitar

Part of the Segovia Classical Guitar Series

Saturday, February 25, 2023 at 7:30pm

Galvin Recital Hall

“Fluent technique, golden tone and singing musicality poured from his guitar. Pierri matched panache with reflectiveness and superb rhythmic flexibility.” –Vancouver Sun

Internationally acclaimed as a leading personality in the world of the guitar, Álvaro Pierri has received top prizes in the International Guitar Competition in Buenos Aires, Argentina; the International Guitar Competition in Porto Alegre, Brazil; and the 18th International Competition in Paris. Pierri has shared the stage with artists including Charles Dutoit and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the Polish Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra with Wojciech Rajski, and the London Chamber Orchestra. A widely sought-after teacher, Pierri is an appointed professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Austria and has given master classes throughout the world. Pierri is a two-time recipient of the Canadian Félix Award for Classical Album of the Year.

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Single tickets are $30 for the general public and $10 for students with valid ID.

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Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall


70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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Located in the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, this 400-seat hall features a 40-foot glass wall offering views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Undulating walls of Forest Stewardship Council–certified wood, covered with a thin layer of African moabi wood, provide optimal acoustics, and the hall is equipped with state-of-the-art sound and video equipment for recording.