Guitarist to Bring His Captivating Style to Campus

Internationally known classical guitarist Carlos Pérez will bring his charismatic and creative style to UT Dallas for a performance on Friday, Nov. 5.

The concert is at 8 p.m. in Jonsson Performance Hall.  He will also teach a master class to UT Dallas guitar students during his visit.

Chilean-born Pérez has played in famous venues in more than 30 countries, including London’s Royal Festival Hall, New York’s Carnegie Hall, the Berlin Philarmonie and the Teatro Monumental in Madrid.

Russell Cleveland, chair of the UT Dallas Guitar Board, calls Pérez “one of the finest soloists before the public today.”

UT Dallas Director of Guitar Studies Enric Madriguera adds, “I am delighted to once again welcome Chilean guitarist Carlos Pérez to teach our students in a master class and perform for our Guitar Series audience during our 10th anniversary season.”

Pérez’s program at UT Dallas will include:

  • Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Bouree I-II and Gigue from “Suite BWV 1010” by Johann Sebastian Bach.
  • La Elegeante (Gavota) and El Chaná (Tango) by Julio Sagreras.
  • “Tarantella” by David Pavlovits.
  • Vals Venezolano, Romanza and Pasaje Aragüeño from “Three Pieces” by Antonio Lauro.
  • Allegro, Andantino and Allegro – Piú Allegro from “Elogio de la Guitarra,” by Joaquín Rodrigo.
  • The anonymous “Four Chilean Songs,” which he arranged himself.

Pérez has issued 10 CDs and two DVDs, and several of his arrangements and compositions have been published. He is in continual demand as a lecturer and master-class teacher at universities and conservatories across Latin America, Europe and the U.S.

Carlos Pérez has performed in more than 30 countries.  He performs at UT Dallas on Friday, Nov. 5.


Tickets are $15 per person but free to UT Dallas students. Discounts are available to faculty, staff, alumni, retirees and students. For more information, please visit If you’re interested in attending this presentation and need special assistance,  please call 972-883-2203 at least 72 hours before the event.

Media Contact: The Office of Media Relations, UT Dallas, (972) 883-2155, [email protected].