On April 14th the Romeros celebrate the 100th anniversary of Celedonio
Romero, patriarch and founder of the Romero dynasty of guitar virtuosos,
in a concert by Celedonio’s sons and grandsons featuring guitars built by Pepe Romero, Jr. Please
join them on this momentous occasion at the historic Lobero Theatre where
Celedonio and the Romeros began their stellar career with their first ever
US concert, and the official establishment of the quartet.
A veritable institution in the world of classical music, The Romeros
guitar quartet has dazzled countless audiences and won the raves of
reviewers worldwide. In 2007, The Romeros received The Recording Academy¹s
President¹s Life-Time Merit Award from the GRAMMYs© in honor of their
artistic achievements. Details about the concert are:
Sunday, April 14, 2013
33 East Canon Perdido Street € Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Box Office Phone: 805-963-0761 / Box Office Fax: 805-963-8752
Dr. Walter Aaron Clark, professor of musicology at UC Riverside, will present a pre-concert lecture on the Romero family, starting at 2 p.m. He is the director of the Center for Iberian and Latin American Music at UCR and the author of groundbreaking Oxford biographies of Albéniz, Granados, and Moreno Torroba. He is currently writing a book about the Romeros.
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