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David Russell Virtual Concert

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This season you will receive two links for each concert. One link will be for the concert and the other link for the master class.  If you do not see these two links in your email within 4 hours of the event, check your spam folder. If you still have not received it after checking your spam folder, please email us at info@usclassicguitar.org with your order number or call us at 971-715-8097. If you made your ticket purchase within less than 4 hours of an event, your links will be emailed to you before the start of the event. You will have access to view the recorded event for up to 72 hours after the event airs. For master classes you will receive a Zoom link 4 hours before the start of the class. Our artists are presenting exclusive programs for our U.S, Classic Guitar audience and these performances and master classes will only be available to ticket holders.
David Russell Virtual Concert - Friday, March 25, 2022 at 7 PM Hawaii time

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The David Russell Concert will be broadcasted live from the Kahilu Theatre on Friday, March 25 at 7 PM (Hawaii Time)
David Russell - Grammy Award Winner

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.

In May 2003 he was bestowed the great honor of being made "adopted son" of Es Migjorn, the town in Minorca of Spain where he grew up. Later the town named a street after him, "Avinguda David Russell" In November 2003 he was given the Medal of Honor of the Conservatory of the Balearics. After winning the 2004 Grammy Award in the category of best classical Instrumental solo, the town of Nigrán, Spain where he resides, gave him the silver medal of the town in an emotional ceremony.

During his studies at the Royal Academy in London, David Russell won twice the Julian Bream Guitar Prize. Later, he won numerous international competitions, including the Andrés Segovia Competition , the José Ramírez Competition and Spain's prestigious Francisco Tárrega Competition .

David Russell 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.

In May 2005 he received a homage from the music conservatory of Vigo, culminating with the opening of the new Auditorium, to which they gave the name "Auditorio David Russell". In 2009, David was named honorary member of "Amigos de la Guitarra", the oldest guitar society in Spain. A prolific recording artists, his collection includes seventeen CDs with Telarc International.

The New York Times wrote about his performance: "... Mr. Russell made his mastery evident without ever deviating from an approach that places musical values above mere display. It was apparent to the audience throughout the recital that Mr. Russell possesses a talent of extraordinary dimension". Upon hearing play in London, Andrés Segovia wrote: "My congratulations on your musicality and guitaristic technique".