An evening of the fiery, sensuous, jazz-flavored playing of internationally acclaimed classical guitarist Alfredo Muro
World renowned Peruvian classical guitarist Alfredo Muro brings to the city of Portland, his great musical passion – the rich folkloric traditions and the signatures styles of Spain, USA, Latin American & Brazil, for an evening of passionate and vibrant music to stir the heart! Music by Piazzolla, Mancini, Moreno-Torroba, Celedonio Romero, Jobim, Powell, Barrense -Dias, Tapajos, Pixinguinha and the opportunity to hear Alfredo Muro's own compositions!
Alfredo Muro shares the joy of his musical talent while performing, composing and teaching throughout International Guitar Festivals, concerts, lectures or coaching/teaching at his Guitar Studio. These three passions provide the basis for the phenomenal success of this musician and his ongoing and constant evolution. Alfredo Muro’s concerts unfold for audiences as a personal and unique experience of
emotional awakening, bringing much more than just strong technical talent to the stage. He brings an intense love for the music he chooses and performs with such great sensitivity and emotion. He has the rare ability to become the music, losing himself in it and enabling the audience to transcend their own experience and share his. While this is evident on his many recordings, it is in live performance where this
manifests most strongly.
Alfredo Muro had the honor of representing Peru and the USA in three continents and in several International Guitar Festivals in Chile, Argentina, Peru, Brazil, Dominican Republic as well as Canada, Italy, Germany, Austria, Norway, Mexico and Taiwan. While on tour in Europe, Alfredo Muro played with his group Oro Del Peru for the late Pope John Paul the Second at a “Special Audience” at
Alfredo Muro has presented concerts in many venues throughout the United States as a soloist and playing with chamber orchestras. He had the privilege to be the featured artist at the Kennedy Center for the Millennium Concert Series in Washington D.C, at Benaroya Hall in Seattle and at The Smithsonian Museum.
In March of 2005, Alfredo Muro was selected for the Jack Rosenberg Memorial, Musician of the Month Award, by the Jazz Society of Oregon in their Jazzscene magazine. The Centinela Newspaper in Portland, Oregon, featured Mr. Muro as the “Hispanic of the Month”. The Hispanic Yellow Pages Directory introduced him as the “Pride of the Hispanic Community”.
More Info: www.alfredomuro.com