9:43 am
Wed April 25, 2007

Backstage Pass presents Nicholas Goluses

Backstage Pass, airing Friday, April 27 at 1 p.m. on Classical 91.5/90.3, join host Julia Figueras as she welcomes Nicholas Goluses.

On the next Backstage Pass, airing Friday, April 27 at 1 p.m. on Classical 91.5/90.3, host Julia Figueras welcomes Nicholas Goluses, founder of the guitar departent at the Eastman School of Music. Mr. Goluses will be playing a solo guitar recital for Backstage Pass. The repertoire is: Manuel deFalla: Homenaje pour le tombeau de Claude Debussy (1920), Benjamin Britten: Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70 (1963) and Mikis Theodorakis: Epitafios.

One of America's most sought after guitarists, Mr. Goluses is professor of guitar, director of the guitar programs, and chairman of the string department at the Eastman School of Music, widely recognized as one of the world's premier music schools and a leading center for guitar study. Mr. Goluses has held the Andr?s Segovia Faculty Chair at the Manhattan School of Music, where he received the Doctor or Musical Arts degree, and was the recipient of both the Pablo Casals Award "for musical accomplishment and human endeavor" and the Faculty Award of Distinguished Merit, confirming his love of and commitment to teaching.

Backstage Pass, a live radio program broadcast from WXXI's Studio E, is dedicated to spotlighting the arts in Rochester and is made possible in part by a grant from the Gouvernet Arts Fund at Rochester Area Community Foundation.

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