Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet (QGQ)
Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet is acclaimed as one of the world’s top guitar ensembles. Composed of Brazilian guitarists Chrystian Dozza, Fabio Ramazzina, Thiago Abdalla, and Sidney Molina, QGQ is recognized for its artistic excellence and significant contributions to the expansion of guitar quartet repertoire. Over the past twenty five years, the group has established a wide canon of original pieces and ambitious arrangements through collaboration with composers Leo Brouwer, Almeida Prado, Egberto Gismonti, Sergio Molina, Paulo Bellinati, and many others.
James Dick, piano
Recognized as one of the important pianists of his generation, James Dick brings keyboard sonorities of captivating opulence and brilliance to performances that radiate intellectual insight and emotional authenticity. Dick's early triumphs as top prizewinner in the Tchaikovsky, Busoni and Leventritt International Competitions were a mere prelude to an eminent career highlighted by acclaimed recitals and concerto performances in the world's premier concert halls, including New York's Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Town Hall and 92nd Street "Y", London's Queen Elizabeth Hall, Wigmore Hall and Purcell Room, le Theatre du Chatelet and Salle Gaveau in Paris, the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, the Kennedy Center and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, Orchestra Hall in Chicago, Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest, the Rudolphinum in Prague, and Victoria Hall in Singapore.