April Concert: MMO & Daniela Rossi at Michaelhouse, Cambridge

We are delighted to be playing with the amazingly talented Daniela Rossi at Michaelhouse, Cambridge on April 25 2015 at 7:30pm.

Daniela will be offering solo performances plus Vivaldi’s Concerto for Lute in D major accompanied by the MMO who will also be performing a variety of exciting pieces.

Further details to follow. But why wait? Check out this clip of Daniela playing  Rodrigo, Ponce and Regondi at the Segovia Guitar Week in Pordenone, Italy.

Daniela Rossi, born in Bahia Blanca, Argentina, took up the guitar aged 6. She won her first of many classical guitar competitions aged just 15, including winning first prize in the prestigious XXXVI Luis Sigall International Music Competition held in Viña del Mar, Chile in 2009.

Some other awards include: First Prize: “IV Concurso Internacional de Guitarra Compensar” (Bogotá, Colombia, 2008),Second Prize and Audience Prize: “XII Concurso Internacional de Guitarra Ciudad de Coria” (Coria, Spain, 2008), Third Prize: “London International Guitar Competition 2012” (London, United Kingdom, 2012),Third Prize: “IV Concurso Internacional de Guitarra Norba Caesarina” (Cáceres, Spain, 2008 & 2009), First Prize: “II Concurso Internacional de Guitarra Santa María de la Armonía” (Argentina, 2004)

Daniela has performed in solo recitals, with small ensembles and with orchestras in concerts across Latin America and Europe. She regularly performs with the Argentinian guitarist Sebastian Pompilio, with whom she recorded the CD “Invierno Porteño”.

Daniela studied guitar under the supervision of Eduardo Gonzalez Velasco from 1998 to 2003 at the Conservatory of Bahia Blanca, where she graduated in 2006. Daniela has taken classes with leading figures in the classical guitar world including Graham Devine, Liliana Ardissone, Victor Villadangos, Eduardo Isaac, Aniello Desiderio, Ricardo Gallén, Máximo Pujol, Margarita Escarpa, Ignacio Rodes, Pavel Steidl, Zoran Dukic, Walter Heinze, Pablo Ascúa, Silvina López, Ernesto Mendez, Omar Cyrulnik and Graciela Pomponio.

She currently studies at the Segovia Guitar Academy in Pordenone, Italy with Paolo Pegoraro and Adriano del Sal.

Photos from CGO Gig

Here are some photos from Novembers gig with the Cambridge Guitar Orchestra (sorry I’m so late posting them). Special thanks to the CGO’s Tony Ainsworth for these.