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  • CURTIS ON TOUR: The Guitar: A History in Music

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    Name: CURTIS ON TOUR: The Guitar: A History in Music
    Date: July 20, 2019
    Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    CURTIS ON TOUR THE GUITAR: A HISTORY IN MUSIC Jordan Dodson, guitar David Ludwig, lecturer Curtis Institute of Music composition faculty David Serkin Ludwig and guitar alumnus Jordan Dodson explore the extraordinary history of the guitar, in a musical journey stretching back 500 years. This guided, chronological tour will feature a lecture by Dr. Ludwig on the repertoire and evolution of the guitar, with iconic works performed by Mr. Dodson throughout. It’s a fascinating, informative event typical of Curtis offerings. Join us for an educational and exciting class for music lovers of all ages. Curtis on Tour returns to Nantucket for an eleventh season, offering free-admission performances across the island. “One of the world’s leading music academies” (BBC Culture), the Curtis Institute of Music ensures an education of unparalleled quality for exceptionally gifted young musicians. Curtis on Tour ensembles feature celebrated faculty and alumni artists performing alongside emerging artists. This year's concert programs explore works through the ages that show the influence of popular song or performance. The musicians include Curtis President Roberto Díaz (’84), a violist who enjoys an international performing career, as well as alumni Joshua Smith ('90), principal flute of the Cleveland Orchestra; guitarist Jordan Dodson ('13); and violinist Maria Ioudenitch ('18). They are joined by cellist Albert Seo, who currently studies at Curtis. Composer David Serkin Ludwig (’01), chair of composition studies, offers commentary and leads audience discussions. Curtis.edu/Nantucket
    Nantucket Dreamland, Studio Theater
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, July 20, at 4 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Free admission; visit www.nantucketdreamland.org to sign up for a complimentary ticket. Admission at the door is first come, first served.
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