RICHARDSON, Texas (Jan. 19, 2004) — French classical guitarist Jeremy Jouve, winner of the 21st annual Guitar Foundation of America competition, will perform in concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 4, in the Jonsson Performance Hall at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD).
The evening’s performance will open with Ricercare by Francesco da Milano, Sonata Op. 61 by Joaquin Turina and Sonata Giocosa by Joaquin Rodrigo. After intermission, Jouve will perform Jazz Sonata by Dusan Bogdanovic, Nocturnal for Guitar Op. 70 by Benjamin Britten and Fantasia on Themesfrom Traviata by Francesco Tarrega.
Since beginning guitar studies at the age of seven, Jouve has explored a variety of styles from classical to jazz. He has studied guitar under the guidance of Alberto Ponce, Alfred Cortot and Roland Dyens. He gave his first concert when he was only 11 and has since performed in Switzerland, Mexico, the U. S., India, Poland, Canada, Spain, France, Portugal, Romania, Greece and Italy.
Born in 1979, Jouve has won first or second prize in numerous competitions around the globe. His concerts feature “artistic passion and intellectual focus” in addition to “real excellence,” according to a review in India’s Expressweek..
Tickets for the concert are $10 for general admission and free to UTD students with a valid identification. UTD ticket office hours are from 2 to 5 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and at the door one hour prior to show time. To purchase tickets using Visa, MasterCard or Discover, please call 972-883-2972.
More information about the concert may be found at http://ah.utdallas.edu/season0405/jouve.htm
For information about the many musical, arts, theatre, dance and other performances and exhibitions held throughout the year at UTD, please call 972-UTD-ARTS (972-883-2787), e-mail [email protected], or visit the School of Arts and Humanities’ Web site at http://ah.utdallas.edu/. Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations may call 972-883-2982, Texas Relay Operator: 1-800-RELAYVV.
The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor, enrolls more than 14,000 students. The school’s freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores. The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. For additional information about UTD, please visit the university’s web site at www.utdallas.edu.