ANNULÉ - Michael Anthony Nigro, classical guitar

Les Dimanches Musicaux
Date: 06 June 2021 15:00

Venue: American Cathedral in Paris


Michael Nigro plays classical guitar works by Lauro, Cardoso,Yupanqui, Anido, Falu, Merlin, ( see details )

As an international concert artist, Mr. Nigro has performed across the Unites States and abroad, playing concerts in the Philippines, Argentina, Chile, France, Greece, and Bulgaria. He has given concerts and master classes for numerous universities, performing arts centers, church concert series, guitar societies, libraries, and museums, including Auditorio Juan Victoria in San Juan, Argentina, Salon Parroquial-Conciertos “El Rincon” in Villa-General Belgrano, Argentina, and the Ventura County, Colorado Springs, Sacramento, Bloomington, Jefferson, Knoxville, and Portland Guitar Societies.

As a recording artist, his discography includes a total of 5 CD’s: His debut CD, “Homage to Piazzolla,” received critical acclaim from the American Record Guide and Classical Guitar Magazine. His second recording titled,“Guitar Sudamericana,” features compositions by José Luis Merlin, Jorge Morel, Eduardo Falú, Antonio Lauro and Villa-Lobos. Most Recently “A Journey through Latin America,” features compositions by Gentil Montaña, Isaac Albéniz, Francisco Tárrega, and José Luis Merlin. As a supporter of chamber music with guitar, Mr. Nigro collaborated to record 2 CD’s with flute and guitar; “Between Flute and Guitar” and “As in Dreams…Reflections for Flute and Guitar” which features the premiere recording of a new composition by José Luis Merlin titled, Agua del Trapcihe.

Michael holds a Master of Music degree in Guitar Performance from California State University, Fullerton and a Bachelor of Music degree in Guitar Performance from Indiana University, Bloomington. His principle teachers were David Grimes and Ernesto Bitetti. He is an active member of the guitar community; he is co-founder of the Long Beach Classical Guitar Society, co-author of “The Essential Classical Guitar Scale Book,” reviewer of new music publications for Soundboard, and sought after teacher and performer.


Antonio Lauro -Three Venezuelan Waltzes ( Tatiana , Andreina, Natalia                                                                                                           

Jorge Cardoso - Milonga & Vals Venezolano

Atahualpa Yupanqui   - Danza de la paloma enamorada 
                                        Canción del abuelo .    Cruz del Sur  

Maria Luis Anido - Aire Nortena

Abel Fleury - Milonguea del Ayer
                        De Sobrepaso

Eduardo Falu - Preludio y Danza

Jose Luis Merlin -  Suite del Recuerdo 
      Evocación   -  Zamba  - Chacarera  - Carnavalito  - Evocación - Joropo  



All Dates

  • 06 June 2021 15:00

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