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Jorge Caballero at Oberlin

Jorge Caballero at Oberlin

Peruvian-American guitarist, Jorge Caballero, in his first Oberlin appearance, played a program of heroic masterworks in Kulas Recital Hall at the Conservatory last week. Known for his interpretations of the extraordinary orchestral work-arrangements of Kazuhito Yamashita, Caballero didn't disappoint, bringing with him Dvôrak's New World Symphony. In addition, he played original arrangements of works by Mozart and Albeniz (full program at the end of the post). The concert drew a rousing standing ovation. The next day, he taught the Oberlin students in a terrific master class. Here are some shots from his visit:

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 The artist chatting it up with the students after the concert.

The artist chatting it up with the students after the concert.

Stephen Fazio played the first movement of Moreno-Torroba's Sonatina in A:

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Archie Velasquez played Villa-Lobos' Prelude No. IV:

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Brian King played the Passacaglia from Rodrigo's Three Spanish Pieces:

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Julia Humphrey played the Prelude to Bach's Suite BWV 1006a:

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Mohit Dubey played Rodrigo's Invocacion y Danza:

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 Caeli Massey, Collin Sterne, Julia Humphrey, Aidan Lippke, Brian King, Jorge Caballero, Craig Slagh, Archie Velasquez, Stephen Fazio.

Caeli Massey, Collin Sterne, Julia Humphrey, Aidan Lippke, Brian King, Jorge Caballero, Craig Slagh, Archie Velasquez, Stephen Fazio.

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Thank You Jorge, for your inspiring performance and thoughtful master class. We look forward to seeing you again!

Benjamin Verdery at Oberlin

Benjamin Verdery at Oberlin

Annual Guitar Studio Party at the Aron's House

Annual Guitar Studio Party at the Aron's House

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