DANIEL SALAZAR: Malaguena!"Truly brilliant... a true virtuoso"
The Sunday Times, Malta
"...warm, virtuostic playing"
American Embassy, Vilnius
"...first rate performance"
Chopin Academy of Music, Warsaw
Includes the only recording for guitar and full orchestra of this exciting Spanish classic , plus one of the most beautiful melodies ever written, "Adagio" from "Concierto de Aranjuez". Also features beautifully played Spanish guitar solos.
Daniel Salazar, Jr. has appeared in many prestigious venues, including Liechtenstein Palace in Prague, the Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, Wienawski Hall in Poznan, the Artist's Palace in Vilnius, the Minsk Academy of Music, the Museum of Fine Arts in Malta, the Instituto de Bellas Artes in Morelia, Mexico and many others. He has participated in numerous festivals, including the Curso Internacional de Interpretacion Musical and the Festival Internacional de Guitarra, both in Spain, as well as the Feria de la Guitarra in Mexico. Daniel has toured Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union as United States Artistic Ambassador, and his playing has been enjoyed by international audiences through performances on television and radio in ten countries. Highlights of his recent concert seasons include performances at the prestigious American Academy in Rome and the Manoel Theatre in Malta.
Daniel's best-selling debut Compact Disc, "MalagueÃ±a!" was released in 1996 and features the premiere recording of Lecuona's universally famous music of the same name, especially arranged for guitar and orchestra.
Daniel's new recording, titled "Daniel Salazar" disc marks a new phase in the career of highly lauded guitarist In his continued effort to expand the guitar's repertoire, Daniel Salazar has developed a new more contemporary musical style for this latest project. The new compact disc includes music that features the classical guitar combined with an ensemble of guitars, bass, keyboards, Latin percussion, and orchestral instruments, resulting in a refreshingly original contemporary sound that has been described as "a sensuous fusion of classical elegance, Latin American rhythms and Spanish melodies". The new disc, which is also available at CD Baby, is already receiving numerous requests on the international Internet radio station, www.beethoven.com
Daniel Salazar, Jr. presents his repertoire of Spanish classics for guitar and orchestra with the goal of sharing his love for the guitar and its beautiful music.
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