Brazilian guitar duo to perform at Pequot Library
Published 4:40 pm, Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Joao Luiz and Douglas Lora have performed at several previous Young Persons Concerts co-sponsored by the library, 720 Pequot Ave.
The group performs a blend of traditional and Brazilian works, with the local concert to feature works by Ástor Piazzolla, Jean-Phillipe Rameau, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Claude Debussy, Douglas Lora Las Casas, Edu Lobo, Jacob do Bandolim, Egberto Gismonti and Marco Pereira.
The Brasil Guitar Duo won the 2006 Concert Artists Guild International Competition.
Luiz and Lora met in Sao Paulo as teenage guitar students and have been performing together for more than 10 years.
Tickets cost $10 for adult members of the Pequot Library Association and $20 for non-members; student tickets are $10.
Check the website, www.pequotlibrary.org, for information about the concerts, including the full program and to purchase tickets. For information or to purchase tickets, call 203-259-0346 ext. 15.