Backstage Pass with Jason Vieaux

(Rochester, NY) – Host Julia Figueras welcomes Grammy-winner Jason Vieaux, “among the elite of today’s classical guitarists” (Gramophone), who is in town to perform at the Hochstein School. Before that concert, he joins Figueras in studio to talk about his work and perform. Backstage Pass with Jason Vieaux airs Friday, March 20, 2020 at 1 p.m. on Classical 91.5. It repeats Sunday, March 22 at 1 p.m. 

Vieaux has earned a reputation for putting his expressiveness and virtuosity at the service of a remarkably wide range of music, and his schedule of performing, and recording commitments is distinguished throughout the U.S. and abroad. Recently featured on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert with harpist Yolanda Kondonassis, NPR describes Vieaux as “perhaps the most precise and soulful classical guitarist of his generation.” 

Jason Vieaux has performed as concerto soloist with over 100 orchestras, including Cleveland, Toronto, Houston, Nashville, San Diego, Buffalo, Auckland Philharmonia, and Orchestra of St. Luke’s. Recent and upcoming highlights include performances at Caramoor Festival as Artist-in-Residence, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, Curtis Presents, Phillips Collection, National Gallery of Art, San Francisco’s Herbst Theatre, Buenos Aires’ Teatro Colon, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, New York’s 92Y, Domaine Forget International Festival, Carmel Bach Festival, and Ravinia Festival.

Photo: Jason Vieaux
Credit: GMD Three


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