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David Russell

April 25, 2020, 7:30 pm

David Russell


$30 – $40

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GRAMMY award-winning classical guitarist David Russell is world renowned for his superb musicianship and inspired artistry, having earned the highest praise from audiences and critics alike. In recognition of his great talent and his international career, he was named a Fellow of The Royal Academy of Music in London in 1997.

David Russell spends his time touring the world, appearing regularly at prestigious halls in main cities, such as New York, London, Tokyo, Los Angeles, Madrid, Toronto or Rome. Concert-goers everywhere are in awe of his musical genius and inspired by his captivating stage presence. His love of his craft resonates through his flawless and seemingly effortless performance. The attention to detail and provocative lyrical phrasing suggest an innate understanding of what each individual composer was working to achieve, bringing to each piece a sense of adventure.

During his studies at the Royal Academy, David Russell won twice the Julian Bream Guitar Prize. Later he won numerous international competitions, including the Andrés Segovia Competition , the José Ramírez Competition and Spain’s prestigious Francisco Tárrega Competition. Upon hearing him play in London, Andrés Segovia wrote: “My congratulations on your musicality and guitaristic technique”.

Called “a talent of extraordinary dimension” by the New York Times, David recently received an Honorary Doctor of Music degree from the University of Arizona (Tucson). In addition to his musical activities, David, along with his wife, Maria Jesus, run a charitable non-governmental organization that focuses on education and water management.

We recommend purchasing your tickets in advance as David’s last two concerts were sold out.


April 25, 2020
7:30 pm
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First Lutheran Church of Boston
299 Berkeley Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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