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RICARDO HERNANDEZ REYES

CLASSICAL GUITARIST

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PROYECT:

The specific proposal is to have an adequate space for a concert-talk in which one of the two programs that I am currently promoting is performed, which are detailed later,  In addition to a pleasant interaction with the public to talk about the great power that music has as a transforming agent of deep and cathartic emotions in the human being.

RICARDO HERNÁNDEZ REYES - CLASSICAL GUITARIST

Originally from Mexico City and graduated from the Faculty of Music of the UNAM, specialized in concert guitar and winner of multiple national and international chamber music competitions. Founding member of the Guitar Orchestra of the National School of Music and currently an active member of the contemporary music guitar ensemble Sicarú.


He has been presented both in Mexico and in various European countries as well as in North and South America, obtaining important awards, among which are first places in festivals such as the Guitar Foundation of America (GFA) 2017, Southern Guitar Festival 2017, Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Competition 2017, EBAUABJO International Guitar Festival 2016, Honorable Mention at the Villa - Lobos Festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2016, CDMX Youth Award 2014, Manuel M. Ponce Award 2014, Raúl Sánchez Clagett International Guitar Competition, Uruguay , 2014, first prizes at the Musile di Piave, Corato and Philadelphia festivals in Italy, 2014.

At the same time as a soloist he has performed on different stages in Mexico, Europe and South America. He is currently promoting his latest record production, which he presented at the Carolina University in Prague. He also collaborated with the Virtual Guitar Orchestra in three editions and is about to release a new album of Afro-Latin American music with the Sicarú ensemble, among other projects.

CONCERT PROPOSAL

I am currently promoting two different concert programs.

CON/TRASTS - SOUND EMOTIONS - 2022

CON/TRASTES – SOUND EMOTIONS is a classical guitar concert that proposes the listening of different works of the contemporary guitar repertoire in order to take the public on a sound journey through different sensations that range from euphoria to deep reflection, at the same time that there is a pleasant interaction with the attendees to talk about the power of music to make us move from one emotional state to another.

 

The program includes works that represent a contrast both in rhythm and in intention and musical discourse, which helps to be aware of the changes they produce in our state of mind when comparing them. At the end of the concert, an exercise is carried out with the public so that they share their experience during the recital, turning the event into a collective playful experience.

"OF SADNESS, MELANCHOLY AND NOSTALGIA..."

“In this album I intend, in a very personal way and with a humble interpretation, to provide a sound accompaniment to those moments of memories, reflection, sorrow or longing, without the greater purpose than to lighten their weight and make their transition easier, remembering that the melancholic state has a unique power and a magic that means that, by recovering certain memories from the past, we can renew our desire to be alive.”

TECHNICAL ASPECTS

  • 1 Platform or flat space of at least 2.5 x 2.5 meters.

  • 1 medium chair without armrests.

  • 1 Environmental microphone or instrument microphone (Shure sm57) mounted on a lectern with boom. *

  • 1 Stand-mounted vocal microphone with boom. *

  •  Amplification system with at least 2 speakers and console, it can change depending on the space and number of people who attend the event. *

  • 1 Floor monitor to the center directed to the chair. *

  •  It is required to do a sound check lasting 5 to 10 minutes   with the stage ready and the audio equipment installed.

  • * Points with an asterisk are necessary only if the event is outdoors or the space warrants it.

DOWNLOADABLE FILES

PDF files with all the information on the requirements for carrying out the project

Also attached are some photos of a possible poster to promote the event.