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Classical guitarist Daniel Bolshoy presents an exhilarating afternoon family concert
on Sunday, October 16


Toronto, September 29, 2005
—Harbourfront Centre presents Daniel Bolshoy, an exciting and expressive young classical guitar virtuoso, as part of its Music with Bite family concert series. The concert programme consists of Preludio e Toccatina (Sergio Assad), Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Francisco Tárrega), Scherzo-Vals (Miguel Llobet), Sonatina (Federico Moreno-Torroba) and Valses Poéticos (Enrique Granados). The concert takes place on Sunday, October 16, at 1 p.m., at Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West. Admission is Free. For information, the public can call 416-973-4000 or visit www.harbourfrontcentre.com

Daniel Bolshoy, an engaging young musician, is dedicated to bringing classical guitar to the attention of audiences everywhere. Bolshoy is regularly praised for his friendly and informative spoken introductions and progressive programming of solo and chamber music. Bolshoy has released two CD recordings on the Boldan Music label: Resonance: Music for Guitar and España with mezzo-soprano Julie Nesrallah. Bolshoy has won international top prizes including the Canadian Music Competition and the Stevens Competition in Arizona where he was awarded a concert guitar built for him by the American luthier, Eric Sahlin. Currently, Bolshoy is an associate instructor of classical guitar and lecturer on guitar history and pedagogy for the prestigious School of Music at Indiana University.

Music with Bite, part of ZOOM! Family Sundays, is a refreshing, interactive experience in which children can sit up close to the artists and, after the concert, ask them questions, while enjoying a complimentary Natrel milk beverage and cookies. Music with Bite is a co-production with Jeunesses Musicales of Ontario, which is affiliated with Jeunesses Musicales of Canada, who since 1949 has dedicated its work to musical excellence and the promotion of young artists and music for young people. Jeunesses Musicales of Canada is a member of Jeunesses Musicales International.

Music with Bite is produced with the support of the Government of Canada, the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council and the Ontario Arts Council.


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Linda Liontis
416-973-4381

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