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BGQ at the São Paulo Museum of Art

2016 October 20 by

The last BGQ’s concert in 2016 will be held on 25th October at the São Paulo Museum of Art. The concert series – promoted by the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra – relates music repertoires to Brazilian masterpieces from the Museum’s collection. Before the concert the BGQ member Everton Gloeden will lecture about the relation between a painting by Candido Portinari and the BGQ concert program that will feature pieces by Brazilian composers such as Heitor Villa-Lobos, Camargo Guarnieri and Francisco Mignone. Check it out!

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(MASP Auditorium)

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BGQ performs with the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra and Marin Alsop!

2016 October 12 by

The Quartet just arrived from an USA/Mexico tour and is rehearsing now the Concierto Andaluz (Joaquin Rodrigo) with the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra and Marin Alsop. That is the first time of the Brazilian Guitar Quartet at the incredible Sala São Paulo. Check it out!

Oct 13 – 15: BGQ, Marin Alsop and São Paulo Symphony Orchestra
Oct 16: BGQ, Valentina Peleggi and São Paulo Symphony Orchestra

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(Sala São Paulo)

BGQ performs at The Frick Collection!

2016 September 25 by

We are very happy to announce the BGQ’s debut at the great Frick Collection in New York City in October. The concert series is completing its 70th anniversary and has featured artists such as Claudio Arrau, Julian Bream and Guarnieri String Quartet. The concert will be part of an USA/Mexico tour. The program features pieces by Brazilian and Spanish composers, including music by Heitor Villa-Lobos (from the album winner of the 2011 Latin Grammy). Check it out!

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(The Frick Collection Concert Hall)

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BGQ performs in Brazil in June

2016 June 17 by

The Quartet will be performing for the first time with its new member (Francisco) next week. The debut will happen in a dress rehearsal at the beautiful Conservatory Hall (Praça das Artes) in São Paulo. After that the group performs at BNDES in Rio de Janeiro and other 3 cities in the state of São Paulo.

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(Conservatory Hall)

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Francisco Luz enters the Brazilian Guitar Quartet

2016 June 2 by

In May 2016 the Brazilian Guitar Quartet has welcomed its new member: Francisco Luz (23 years old). Francisco occupies a prominent position among the new generation of Brazilian guitarists. He had as major tutors Fabio Zanon and Luiz Claudio Ribas Ferreira and in 2015 he performed for Julian Bream after becoming the first Brazilian guitarist nominated for the Julian Bream Trust. Francisco’s debut with BGQ will happen during a short Brazilian tour in June, including performances in cities such as São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. You can find more information about Francisco in this interview (only in Portuguese). Welcome!

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