NIU International Guitar Concert Series featuring Gabriel Bianco

Gabriel Bianco is widely acknowledged as an esteemed classical guitarist of our time, having garnered First Prize in several esteemed international competitions, including the Guitar Foundation of America's International Guitar Competition in 2008 and the Koblenz International Guitar Competition in 2007.

In 2011, he was honored with the distinguished title of "Révélation Classique" by ADAMI (Society for the Collective Administration of Performers' Rights in France). Throughout his career, Gabriel has graced over forty countries with his performances, captivating audiences in renowned festivals and prestigious concert halls worldwide.

Specializing in a diverse range of music from the Baroque to contemporary, with a particular focus on the Romantic period and Spanish compositions, Gabriel excels as a solo recitalist. Many esteemed composers have been inspired to dedicate new works to him. Additionally, as a soloist collaborating with orchestras, he has masterfully performed concerti with numerous orchestras across the globe.

Remarkable praise from audiences, peers, and critics alike attests to the extraordinary unity of Gabriel and his instrument during his performances. His artistry showcases a unique approach, characterized by elegance and an array of captivating colors, breathing life into every piece he explores.

Sunday, November 5, 2023 at 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Music Building, Recital Hall
550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

Event Type

Concerts, Exhibits and Performances


Arts and Culture, Music and Concerts

Target Audience

Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students



Free Admission

School of Music
Contact Name

Tina Zemzemi

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