Western Classical Music
Auditorium of the Baha’I’ House of Worship
Classical Western Music
Concert by Bertha Rojas, Guitarist from Paraguay
Segment: Western classical music
Date: 14th October
Time: 6.30 pm
Artistes: Bertha Rojas
The Delhi International has also in store a brilliant musician on western classical genre. The Paraguan guitarist will render a lovely evening of her delectable sounds from her guitar.
Berta Rojas is a musician who moves easily from classical to other musical genres. Rojas has captivated music-lovers in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Most notably, she’s appeared at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and the Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York. She sold out her performances at both the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, DC and the South Bank Centre in London. In 2004, she opened the International First Ladies Summit in Paraguay with special guest Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton. Praised by the Washington Post as a “guitarist extraordinaire,” and by England s Classical Guitar Magazine as “Ambassador of the Classical Guitar,” her musicianship and cordiality make her an audience favorite. The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has recognized Rojas’ artistic excellence and named her a Fellow of the Americas. She holds a Master’s Degree in Music from Baltimore’s prestigious Peabody Conservatory. Beyond her own musical talents, Rojas is committed to supporting South American artists. She has served as the Artistic Director for several competitions including the John and Susie Beatty Competition, the Ibero-American Guitar Festival in Washington DC, and the Cardozo Ocampo Competition in Paraguay. She is Paraguay’s Ambassador of Tourism and a Professor of Guitar at George Washington University in Washington DC. The critics have spared no praise about the quality of her interpretation.
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