Kossler Duo's 'New Music & Old Favorites for 2 Guitars' comes to BPAC

The acclaimed brothers-on-guitar group Kossler Duo will perform a duet concert as this year’s entry in the SCC Guitar Performing Artist series at Sandhills Community College’s McPherson Theater on Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m.

“New Music & Old Favorites for 2 Guitars” is an eclectic program featuring an array of old and new music that spans the globe with music from Spain, Brazil, France, U.S.A., and more.  

Sandhills Community College’s Fine Arts Department Chair and Professor of Music Ryan Book founded the annual Guitar Performing Artist series in 2012 and continues as its curator.

He enthuses, “Adam and John Kossler have been studying classical guitar for most of their lives, and they have the chops to prove it. They’re master technicians on their instruments, and their sensitivity to musical interpretation is also a high priority.” 

Boasting flawless virtuosity, sincere musicianship, and seamless ensemble, Kossler Duo has enjoyed mainstream success with their first album, “Danse Macabre” debuting at #2 on Billboard’s Traditional Classical chart and #7 on the Classical Albums chart.  

Both Kosslers have established themselves individually as soloists, chamber musicians and educators.

As the Kossler Duo, they’ve performed for concert series including the Utah Classical Guitar Series, Philadelphia Guitar Series, Triangle Guitar Series, Auburn Guitar Society Concert Series, Aguado Guitar Series, Appalachian Guitarfest, Mid Maryland Guitar Festival, and East Carolina Guitar Workshop.

Their program for this concert will encompass works by Saint-Saens, Mendelssohn, Brahms, and Handel.  

BPAC Executive Director Morgan Sills states, “This concert is sure to please Sandhills area music lovers who appreciate high-caliber guitar performances. And experiencing a concert like this in the gorgeous, intimate setting of BPAC’s new McPherson Theater makes the evening even more special.” 

Tickets are $25 and are on sale now at SandhillsBPAC.com and TicketMeSandhills.com.  Concessions will be available at the performance and artist CDs will be for sale.   

Bradshaw Performing Arts Center (BPAC) is the Sandhills region’s newest, most modern, and best-equipped entertainment and event complex. Nestled in the resort town of Pinehurst and hosting nearly 200 events per year, BPAC is comprised of five venues (three indoor, two outdoor).

Thousands of visitors from the Sandhills and beyond flock to BPAC for music, theatre, dance, and comedy performances from award-winning world-class artists; lectures; and visual arts exhibits. www.SandhillsBPAC.com

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