Marcin Dylla: Calcutta International Classical Guitar Festival 2017

Marcin Dylla: Calcutta International Classical Guitar Festival 2017 - Explara
Dec 15, 2017 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Indian Council for Cultural Relations
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Hailed by Washington Post as “among the most gifted guitarists on the planet” Polish guitarist, Marcin Dylla is a rare phenomenon in recent history of Classical Guitar. Many music critics, connoisseurs and music lovers certify that Marcin Dylla is among the world’s elite of classical guitar players.

Marcin Dylla was born in Chorzow in 1976. He received his first guitar lessons at the Ruda Slaska Music Conservatory in his native Poland. From 1995 to 2000 he studied at the Music Academy of Katowice with Adi Wanda Palacz. He then completed his studies with Prof. Oscar Ghiglia, Prof. Sonja Prunnbauer and Prof. Carlo Marchione at the Music Academies of Basel (Switzerland), Freiburg (Germany) and Maastricht (The Netherlands), respectively.

Dylla has won an unparalleled number of awards including 19 First Prizes from 1996-2007 at the most prestigious international music competitions around the world. His last triumph was the Gold Medal of the ‘2007 Guitar Foundation of America International Competition’ in Los Angeles known as the most prestigious guitar contest in the world followed by tour of over 50 cities in North America, Mexico and Canada during 2008-09 season, live recital video recording for Mel Bay Publications and CD recording for Naxos that reached the Naxos ‘Top 10 Bestselling Albums’ in September 2008. His live recital DVD Wawel Royal Castle at Dusk was nominated for 2010 Fryderyk Award (equal to American Grammy) in the category of Solo Classical Music Album of the Year.

Marcin Dylla is currently a Professor at the Music Academy in Kraków and Katowice.

CALCUTTA INTERNATIONAL CLASSICAL GUITAR FESTIVAL
Marcin Dylla will be performing as part of the 8th edition of the Calcutta International Classical Guitar Festival held from 15-17 December 2017 at the ICCR, Kolkata. This edition of the festival is titled ¡¡ Guitarra Latina !! and will be celebrating Latin America. Guitar music from Brazil, Mexico, Uruguay and music from the region will be in focus for this festival. 

Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Kankaria Estates, Park Street area, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
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