Classical guitarist touring Bendigo

PERFORMER: Mauricio Carrasco plays in Elmore and Heathcote this week.

PERFORMER: Mauricio Carrasco plays in Elmore and Heathcote this week.

Chilean-Australian guitarist Mauricio Carrasco is on the road in regional Victoria.

The classical musician is well known for the nearly hundred premiere interpretations he has given of works by composers, most of which have been written specifically for him.

Performing as part of Capital Venues and Events’ The Engine Room program, Carrasco will present the integral cycle of Suits for Lute transcibed for guitar by Johann Sebastian Bach.

Carrasco performs at the Pyramid Hill Memorial on Wednesday night before visiting Elmore’s Memorial Hall on Friday and Heathcote’s Mona Lisa Gallery on Saturday. He plays at The Capital in Bendigo on May 24.

The musician is currently studying a PhD in Monodrama and Contemporary Music Theatre at the University of Melbourne and is an artistic associate and guest curator of the Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music.

Head to www.thecapital.com.au/Whats_On for details or to buy tickets.

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