Goings On About Town: Classical Music
One of the Y’s most durable figures, the director of its popular “Art of the Guitar” series, winds up the season with a solo recital that demonstrates the unique flexibility of his instrument. Verdery brings his talents to European classics (Bach, Mozart, Albéniz), contemporary works (Ezra Laderman’s “On Vineyard Sound”), and pop (arrangements of songs by Elvis and Prince).
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WQXR Feature May 17, 2013
Café Concert: Benjamin Verdery
Behold the many sides of Benjamin Verdery…..Seated in the WQXR Café with his baritone guitar in hand, Verdery lets introspective pieces by Bach and Randy Newman spill forth with a hushed introspection….
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