22.05.2022
Leonard Becker

Obras de Villa-lobos, Sor, Barrios, Rodrigo, Dyens y D´angelo

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Domingo 22 de mayo, 12:00h
Museo Arqueológico
Entrada: Invitación

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LEONARD BECKER, guitarra Galardonado (2º premio) en el Certamen Internacional de Guitarra “Andrés Segovia” de La Herradura-Granada-2021
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PARTE I

Fernando Sor (1778-1839): Variations on a theme by Mozart from the magic flute op. 9 Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959): 5 Préludes
  • Andantino espressivo
  • Andantino
  • III. Andante
  • Lento
  • Poco animato
Agustín Barrios (1885-1944): „Un Sueño en la Floresta“

PARTE II

Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999): „Tres piezas españolas“
  • I. Fandango
  • II. Passacaglia
  • III. Zapateado
Nuccio D´Angelo (*1955): „Due Canzoni Lidie“ Roland Dyens (1955-2016): „Libra Sonatine“
  • I. India
  • II. Largo
  • III. Fuoco
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Leonard Becker, born 1999 in Deggendorf (Germany), began to play the guitar at the age of 6. He is the second prize winner of the International Guitar Competition „Andres Segovia“ 2021(first prize was not awarded) in La Herradura (Spain).

The musician released his debut CD in July 2021 under the Naxos Label, presenting chamber music with guitar by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.

When he was 14, he started to have lessons with the Italian guitarist Aliosha de Santis, from 2015 on he studied at the youth academy of „Hochschule für Musik und Theater München» with Pedro Aguiar. Since 2017 Leonard has been studying with Prof. Franz Halasz in Munich.

At the national youth music competition „Jugend musiziert» 2015 in Hamburg Leonard Becker won first price. In 2017, he received the award for special cultural achievements of his native region. In March 2019, he got the first price at the International Chamber Music Competition „Gerhard Vogt» in Schweinfurt (Germany) for string quartette and guitar, together with an ensemble from the Hochschule. Leonard won furthermore second prize at the International Guitar Competition „Hannabach“ Augsburg 2020.

Leonard played with several orchestras, e. g. the Pilsen Philharmonic Orchestra, with which he performed Joaquin Rodrigo´s „Concierto de Aranjuez“ in 2019. He also participated as a soloist at the premiere of Max Deml´s „Celtic Rapsody» for recorder, guitar and strings.

Furthermore, he gained artistic experience at masterclasses with Alvaro Pierri, Marco Tamayo, Joaquin Clerch, Virginia Luque, Andrew York, Augustin Wiedemann and Ana Vidovic.

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