Posted on February 23, 2014
We have receievd an announcement from the Edmonton Classical Guitar Society regarding an upcoming concert by guitarist Rovshan Mamedkuliev here in Edmonton on Friday March 7.
Rovshan Mamedkuliev was born in May 1986 in Baku, Azerbaijan. He started takking guitar lessons at the age of 11. Since 1999 Rovshan has won numerous awards in national and international guitar competitions, including: First Prize on the 6th International competition of the performers on the national instruments «Cup of the North» (Cherepovets, Russia, 2006), Finalist and Special prize for the best interpretation of the compositions of Francisco Tárrega on the 41th International Guitar Competition “Francisco Tárrega” (Benicasim, Spain, 2007), First Prize and Special Prize for the best interpretation of the compositions of Leo Brouwer on the 10th International Guitar Competition “Hommage à Leo Brouwer” (Antony, France, 2009), First Prize, Prize of Public and Special Prize for the best interpretation of the compositions of Heitor Villa-Lobos on the 1st International Guitar Competition “Heitor Villa-Lobos” (Salamanca, Spain, 2011), First Prize on the II International Guitar Competition named after A. Frauchi (Moscow, Russia, 2011). In 2012 Rovshan won one of the most prestigious guitar competitions in the world - XXX Guitar Foundation of America's International Concert Artist Competition (Charleston, USA, 2012).
Friday, March 7, 2014, 8:00 pm
Muttart Hall, Alberta College
10050 Macdonald Drive, Edmonton
- $25 regular admission
- $20 students, seniors and ECGS members
- Tix on the Square (on Sir Winston Churchill Square, ph. 780-420-1757)
- Avenue Guitars (10550 82 Avenue)
- Acoustic Music Shop (9934 82 Avenue)
- ADW Music (23 Akins Drive, St. Albert)
- online through the ECGS website
- at the door
$10 youth tickets (age 12 and under) available through the society and at the door only.
For more information call 587-708-2044, or check the Edmonton Classical Guitar Society website at www.edmontonclassicalguitarsociety.org
7:00 pm. Thursday, March 6 (the day before the concert)
Room 421, Alberta College, 10050 Macdonald Drive
There is no admission fee for either performers or auditors.