Mon September 9th, 2013
Minimum Age: All Ages
Doors Open: 6:00PM
Show Time: 7:00PM
Event Ticket: $15
free for members
Award-winning American guitarist ADAM LEVIN, acclaimed for his “enviable technique” and “high musicianship which shines like a beacon through is performances” (Classical Guitar magazine), makes his New York solo recital debut at Le Poisson Rouge celebrating the launch of his first Naxos recording, 21st Century Spanish Guitar, Vol. 1., the first of four volumes documenting his major collaboration with 30 of the new century’s ‘Spanish Masters.’ Levin’s program builds bridges from the past with music by Eugène Ysaÿe, J.S. Bach, and Joaquín Turina, alongside new virtuosic works dedicated to him by Ricardo Llorca, Eduardo Morales-Caso, and Octavio Vazquez.
TABLE SEATING POLICY
Table seating for all seated shows is reserved exclusively for ticket holders who purchase “Table Seating” tickets. By purchasing a “Table Seating” ticket you agree to also purchase a minimum of two food and/or beverage items per person. Table seating is first come, first seated. Please arrive early for the best choice of available seats. Seating begins when doors open. Tables are communal so you may be seated with other patrons. We do not take table reservations.
A standing room area is available by the bar for all guests who purchase “Standing Room” tickets. Food and beverage can be purchased at the bar but there is no minimum purchase required in this area.
All tickets sales are final. No refund or credits.
This event will be streamed live online through LPR’s streaming channel, beginning at 7pm.
Adam Levin has been praised by renowned American guitarist Eliot Fisk as a “virtuoso guitarist and a true 21st century renaissance man with the élan, intelligence, charm, tenacity and conviction to change the world” and the Washington Post for his “visceral and imaginative performance.” Mr. Levin has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and South America, at renowned venues such as New York City’s Le Poisson Rouge, Atlanta’s Spivey Hall, Chicago’s Pick Staiger Hall, Boston’s Fraser Studio at WGBH, Jordan Hall, and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Palazzo Chigi Saracini in Italy, the Berlin Universität für Musik und darstellende Künst, the Barcelona Auditorio Axa, and in Madrid at the Fundacion Juan March, Palacio de Godoy, BBVA Palacio del Marqués de Salamanca, and Sala Manuel de Falla. Levin has also performed with orchestras in Illinois, Connecticut, Bogota, Colombia, South America.
The recipient of numerous top prizes, Adam Levin has been recognized by Associación Cultural Trujamán, the Society of American Musicians, the Lake Forest Concerto Competition, Minnesota’s Schubert Competition, Boston GuitarFest, and Certamen Internacional Luys Milan de Guitarra in Valencia. In 2008, Levin was honored as a Fulbright Scholar in the field of music performance, researching contemporary Spanish guitar repertoire in Madrid, Spain. He was awarded the Program for Cultural Cooperation Fellowship, promoting cultural understanding between Spain and the United States and the Kate Neal Kinley Fellowship, for research and performance of contemporary Spanish music in Madrid. Levin has commissioned over 30 solo guitar works from four generations of Spanish composers and has a four-disc recording contract with Naxos to document all of these works.
A native of Chicago’s North Shore, Levin holds BM and BA degrees from Northwestern University in Music Performance, Psychology, and Pre-Med. Under the tutelage of Eliot Fisk, Levin completed a MM at New England Conservatory in Boston. His esteemed teachers have included Oscar Ghiglia, Gabriel Estarellas, Anne Waller, Mark Maxwell, and Paul Henry. Levin is co-director of the annual Boston Young Guitarists Workshop, co-founder of the non-profit organization Kithara Project, and teaches guitar at University of Massachusetts-Boston and the University of Rhode Island. Adam Levin is a D’Addario Artist and performs on a guitar by luthier Stephan Connor. For more information, visit Photo credit: Tatiana Daubek