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Yuki Saito

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Melbourne International Guitar Competition Winner

Presented by Araluen Arts Centre

A prize winner in over 50 major international performance competitions, Yuki Saito’s performances have been described as “faultless… his musical phrasing was mature and expressive. We witnessed a true artist become one with his instrument” (Michael MacManus, Melbourne Guitar Festival Artistic Director).

No stranger to the concert stage, in recent years Yuki has toured extensively throughout Germany, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Denmark, Netherlands and Finland.  And in 2019 Yuki was awarded the honor of becoming a Eurostrings Artist in recognition of his performance competition success in Europe.

Currently Yuki is based in Weimar, Germany, where he is completing guitar performance studies with the renowned performer and educator Ricardo Gallen.

After winning the prestigious 2019 Melbourne Guitar Festival International Concert Artist Competition, Yuki is returning to Australia for his prize winning tour.

Revealing the influence of era-defining composers on guitar, Yuki captures the beauty and mysticism entwined within.

Experience the dazzling virtuosity of Mertz’s Hungarian Fantasy and the sweet melancholy evident in Paraguayan Augustin Barrios’ last ever written work, Una Limosna, and Australian premiere performances of works by contemporary Japanese composers.

With works spanning from the 17th century to today, these pieces uncover a world of vibrant colour, imagination and rhythmic landscapes.

Gallery 

japanese man sitting with guitar case portrait of man in busy street japanese man standing in front of painted cherry blossom tree with guitar case on back japanese man playing acoustic guitar

Dates 

30 September 2020

Times 

Wednesday 30 September, 7.30pm

Duration
TBC

Prices 

Adult
$42

Concession
$40

Adult Member
$38

Concession Member
$36

Children
$32

Genre 

Music

Location 

Extra information 

Ticketing Policy

Online ticketing is available up until one hour prior to the performance.  
For ticket purchases after this time, please visit the Araluen Box Office or call us on (08) 8951 1122.

Accessibility

wheelchair  

Rating

PG

Booking Fee

For this event, a one-off service fee of $2.50 per transaction applies for all online purchases. All ticket prices include GST.

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