RICHARDSON, Texas (Jan. 10, 2006) — Goran Krivokapić, winner of the 22nd annual Guitar Foundation of America Guitar Competition, will perform at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) on Friday, Feb. 3, at 8 p.m., in the Jonsson Performance Hall. Krivokapić also will teach a master guitar class at the university on Feb. 2.
The classical performance will include Three Sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti, Violin Sonata No. 3 by Johan Sebastian Bach, Sonate A-Dur Op. 17 by Franz Werthmueller and Sonata No. 2 by Dusan Bogdanovic.
Krivokapić has studied guitar under the guidance of Mico Poznanovic, Srdjan Tosic, Hubert Käppel, Roberto Aussel and Carlo Marchione. He has performed in such places as Yugoslavia, Spain, Austria, Germany, Italy, Chile, Turkey and Greece, and he has worked with the Montenegro Chamber Orchestra, the Montenegro Symphony Orchestra, the Slovak Chamber Orchestra, the Chilean Symphony Orchestra, the Belgrade Philharmonic and the Turin Philharmonic, among others.
Since 1996, the young musician has won numerous international competitions and has been praised for his “astounding virtuosic and interpretative artistic maturity” (Akustik Gitarre, Germany).
Tickets for the Krivokapić performance are $15 for general admission and free to UTD students with a valid identification. UTD ticket office hours are from 2 to 5 p.m. Monday though Friday and at the door one hour prior to show time. To purchase tickets using Visa, MasterCard or Discover, please call 972-883-2552.
Anyone interested in participating in the master class, which will take place in the Jonsson Performance Hall at 3:30 p.m., should contact Dr. Enric Madriguera, director of guitar studies at UTD, at [email protected].
Additional details about the concert can be found at http://ah.utdallas.edu/season0506/krivokapic.htm.
For information about the many musical, arts, theatre, dance and other performances and exhibitions held throughout the year at UTD, please call 972-UTD-ARTS (972-883-2787), e-mail [email protected], or visit the School of Arts and Humanities’ website at http://ah.utdallas.edu/. Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations may call 972-883-2982, Texas Relay Operator: 1-800-RELAYVV.
The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor, enrolls more than 14,500 students. The school’s freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores. The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. For additional information about UTD, please visit the university’s website at www.utdallas.edu.