Concert Program

Alicia de Larrocha, the great pianist, whose recordings and concert performances of the music of Spanish music have inspired guitarists worldwide for over fifty years. She is known for her masterful performances of classical and Spanish music. Her interpretations emphasize the lively, crisp rhythms of Spanish composers such as Isaac Albéniz and Enrique Granados and the formal elegance of classical-era composers. Among the great number of prizes and decoration received, Alicia de Larrocha was nominated Doctor Honoris Causa for the University of Ann Arbor (Michigan) and Carnegie Melon and Middelburry College (Vermont). She has also received Medalla de Oro al Mérito de las Ballas Artes (1982), the Premio Principa de Asturias (1994), UNESCO prize (1995) among the most important ones. Her discography has been awarded with four Grammy Prizes, three Edison Prizes, to Grand Prix du Disque, two Records of the Year, the Deutsche Schallplattenpreis and Franz Liszt Prize.  The Copenhagen Guitar Festival is very honoured that Alicia de Larrocha holds 'The interpretation of Spanish music' master class, under the festival, on Monday 9th of July.

Alicia de Larrocha gives a recital in the Library Hall, Round Tower (Rundetaarn) on Sunday - 8th of July 2001 - at 8.30 p.m.

Copenhagen Guitar Festival