Sun, Feb 06|
Villa dei Fiori Palm Beach
AN AFTERNOON with JIJI, GUITAR
Join us in the open air gardens of Villa dei Fiori for a virtuosic performance by the widely acclaimed guitarist JIJI featuring a diverse selection of music...
Time & Location
Feb 06, 2022, 4:00 PM
Villa dei Fiori Palm Beach , 163 Seminole Ave, Palm Beach, FL 33480, USA
About the Event
Current (2021/2022 Season) Members are invited to join us for this private musical performance featuring JIJI, GUITAR. Applauded by the Calgary Herald as “…talented, sensitive…brilliant,” JIJI is an adventurous artist known for her virtuosic performances that feature a diverse selection of music, ranging from traditional and contemporary classical to free improvisation, played on both acoustic and electric guitar.Through her impeccable musicianship, compelling stage presence, and constant premieres of new musical works, JIJI’s intriguing programming solidifies her reputation as a 21st century guitarist. Washington Post selected JIJI as “one of the 21 composers/performers who sound like tomorrow.”.The Kansas City Star described JIJI as “A graceful and nuanced player,” adding that “…she presented an intimate, captivating performance” in reviewing her recent concerto debut appearance with the Kansas City Symphony.
As a major highlight of her 2019-20 season, JIJI performed Hillary Purrington’s concerto Harp of Nerves at Zankel Hall of Carnegie Hall with the American Composers Orchestra and conductor George Menahan. Upcoming major performances include an electric guitar concerto written for her by the emerging Latvian composer Krists Auznieks, which will be premiered in Riga, Latvia with Sinfonietta Riga in December 2021. Recent highlights encompass a wide array of venues, including: Lincoln Center, David Geffen Hall, Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, 92nd Street “Y”, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Moss Arts Center, Green Music Center, National Art Gallery, National Sawdust, Miller Theater, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Purdue Convocations, Mass MOCA, Le Poisson Rouge, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Princeton Sound Kitchen, Virginia Arts Festival, Festival Napa Valley, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art.Her performances have been featured on PBS (On Stage at Curtis series), NPR’s From the Top, WHYY-TV, FOX 4-TV, Munchies (the Vice Channel), The Not So Late Show (Channel 6, Kansas), and Hong Kong broadcast station RTHK’s The Works.
Following the success of her EP recording, Underglow, JIJI is currently working on recording her new project, UNBOUND, which features commissioned music written specifically for her. Additional details to be announced in the summer of 2021.After becoming the first guitarist to win the Concert Artists Guild competition 1st prize in 30 years, JIJI was granted BMI commissioning fund; it was awarded for her outstanding performance in the Concert Artists Guild Competition, to aid composers with funding for their projects. Using this fund, JIJI commissioned Nina C. Young to write her a new guitar piece for premiere in an upcoming performance.JIJI’s most recent chamber music endeavors include touring with Latin Grammy winners Cuarteto Latinoamericano, Carla Canales, Verona Quartet, Soprano Molly Netter, and Brasil Guitar Duo.In 2018, JIJI joined the ASU Music school faculty as an Assistant Professor of Guitar. Learn more about JIJI, GUITAR through the artist's website.
PLEASE NOTE THAT, FOR THE HEALTH SAFETY OF ALL, AT THIS TIME WE ARE REQUIRING ALL GUESTS TO WEAR A MASK AND TO PRESENT PROOF OF VACCINATION (AND A CURRENT ID) UPON ARRIVAL.
Please note limited space available. Priority access for Coudert Institute 2022 Season Members.
Telephone us at: 561-659-6161 to renew your membership and register for this event.
Coudert Institute Member
This ticketing is for current 2022 Season Coudert Institute Members only. To renew your membership, please call: 561-659-6161.$0.00
Non-Member ticket holders are invited to the event's full program, including cocktail reception.$75.00