Festivals & Series

Shin-ichi Fukuda

Segovia Classical Guitar Series

Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 7:30pm

Galvin Recital Hall

Hailing from Japan, Shin-ichi Fukuda has been awarded many important competition prizes, including first prize in the 23rd Paris International Guitar Competition, organized by Radio France. Since then, he has pursued a brilliant career as a leading guitarist, performing solo recitals, concertos, and chamber music in major cities around the world. Fukuda is a highly gifted and enthusiastic teacher having trained many pupils who have gone on to gain the highest honors- including the young Japanese guitarists, Kaori Muraji, Daisuke Suzuki, and Yasuji Ohagi.

Michael Praetorius (trans. John Williams), Three Dances from Terpsichore (1612)
J. S. Bach, Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Sonata "Homage to Boccherini," Op. 77
Leo Brouwer, Hika (In Memoriam Toru Takemitsu)
Keigo Fujii, Ave Maria from Suite: The Red Book of the Black Madonna, based on El  Llibre Vermell de la Moreneta Catalunya (S. XIV)
Toru Takemitsu (trans. Daisuke Suzuki), Nami no Bon (from the 1983 film)
Toru Takemitsu, Four Beatles arrangements from 12 Songs for Guitar ("Yesterday," "Michelle," "Here, There, and Everywhere," and "Hey Jude")

$30 general public/$10 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.