Acclaimed classical guitarist to perform at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

Aug 05, 2019 212

Internationally acclaimed classical guitarist Carlo Fierens will perform “A Guitar at the Opera” at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 1029 Kundek Street, Jasper, at 7 p.m. on Friday, August 16, 2019.  Free admission, but donations will be accepted.  His concert will feature expressive settings of famous opera themes by Mozart, Rossini and Verdi. Fierens, a native of Italy,  recently completed his doctorate in classical guitar from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.

He was born in Finale Ligure, Italy. He started studying guitar with his father Guillermo, an internationally celebrated guitarist. He later obtained a diploma at the Conservatory for Music in Alessandria, with the highest scores (10 cum laude) and his master’s degree in Guitar at the Trento Conservatory, always with the highest scores and special mention.

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