Tampere Guitar Festival 3.-11.6.2017

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LA|SAT 8.6.2019 klo 12 • TGF WINNER 2018

Misael Barraza-Diaz

Misael Barraza-Diaz (MEX)

Classical • 12:00~13:00 • Numeroimattomat paikat | Unnumbered seats

Tampereen Musiikkiakatemia | Tampere Music Academy, Pyynikkisali
F.E. Sillanpäänkatu 9, Tampere 

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Born in 1990 in Sonora, Mexico, Misael Barraza-Diaz is one of the most outstanding Mexican guitarists of his generation. He graduated “Summa Cum Laude” from the Master Guitarra Alicante, a special program where he studied with world-renowned musicians. As of December 2014, Misael holds both the Master’s degree from the Master Guitarra Alicante (Spain) and a second Master’s degree from the University of Arizona (USA) where he continues to study with Thomas Patterson, David Russell, and Sergio and Odair Assad.

Misael has been presented as the guest solo guitarist at the “Gala Importantes” in Alicante, Spain, one of the most important journalistic events of the region. He was also invited to perform at the first “Día de la Guitarra Española en Alicante”, a special event in which Manuel Barrueco, Ignacio Rodes, Edmon Colomer and Christian Haimel were also featured. Misael was the featured solo guitarist for the World Premiere of Passionately, Piazzolla! the musical, a collaboration between Tucson Desert Song Festival, Ballet Tucson, and the Tucson Guitar Society. He was also recently presented as part of the concert series of the Danish Guitar Society, performing at one of its most important and historical venues, the Rundetaarn Tower.

Barraza has been featured twice as a guest artist at the Science Lecture Series that takes place at the University of Arizona every year. Mr. Barraza has been awarded first place at numerous international guitar competitions, including the International Classical Guitar Competition of Finland (2018), the David Russell Bach Prize (2015 & 2018), Chihuahua International Guitar Competition (2015), the Indiana International Guitar Competition (2013) and the Montreal International Guitar Competition (2013). At the international competition in Finland, Misael was awarded a special prize that consisted of a CD recording with the European company Alba Records. In addition, Misael has been the recipient of numerous honours and awards for his trajectory in music during his stay at the University of Arizona, including the Schulman Award, Northern Trust Distinguished Graduate Student Award, the Honours Research Grant and the Medici Scholars Award. Misael is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Musical Arts at the University of Arizona, where he has held a teaching assistant position since 2012.

One of the guitars Misael plays with is a Finnish guitar made by luthier Keijo Korelin.

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Ohjelma | Program

  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Ouverture in the French Style, BWV 831
  • Patrick Roux: The Road of Hope (Episodic Variations)
  • Sergio Assad: A bouquet pour Julia


  • Konsertissa ei ole äänentoistoa | Concert is without amplification
  • Lähetetään suorana | Live stream at TGF YouTube

Yhteistyössä | In Association with

Tampereen MusiikkiakatemiaEurostrings - European Guitar Festivals CollaborativeEU - Creative Europe

Liput | Tickets

  • Ennakko | In advance 12/9 €
  • Ovelta | At the door 15 €

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