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Dynamite Guitars 2017-2018

The World’s Finest Guitarists in Concert

Welcome to our 37th season of bringing the world’s finest guitarists to the San Francisco Bay area! This season we will bring you superlative performers from around the world. You can insure priority seating at the concerts of your choice by selecting one of our Subscription Packages or by joining the Omni Foundation as a Sustaining Member. Save up to 20% on single ticket prices by subscribing!

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Yamandu Costa

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 7:30 pm, Herbst Theatre $35/$45/$55

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One of the greatest guitarists of our time, a master of the 7 string guitar. Yamandu’s performances are thrilling events, full of passion, excitement, virtuosity and exquisite beauty. A Brazilian wonder. Can you imagine a combination of Paco de Lucia, Baden Powell and Raphael Rabello? …that’s Yamandu Costa!

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Jason Vieaux – guitar
Julian Labro – bandoneon

Friday, October 20, 2017 7:30 pm
Herbst Theatre $35/$45/$55*

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Grammy-winner Jason Vieaux, “among the elite of today’s classical guitarists” (Gramophone), is the guitarist that goes beyond the classical. NPR describes Vieaux as, “perhaps the most precise and soulful classical guitarist of his generation.” Jason will be joined by Julian Labro, one of the leading figures of his generation on both the accordion and the bandoneon.

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Irina Kulikova

Saturday, November 11, 2017 7:30 pm
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church $45/$55*

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With the rare beauty of her tone and her enchanting presence on stage, Irina Kulikova catches the hearts of audiences across the globe. This concert will mark the brilliant Russian virtuoso’s San Francisco debut.

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Alvaro Pierri

Friday, December 1, 2017 7:30 pm
Herbst Theatre $35/$45/$55
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Alvaro Pierri is internationally acclaimed as a leading personality in the world of the guitar. Press reviews around the world praise “his masterly thought-out interpretations”…”the breathtaking phrasing”…and “the unmatched musical colour spectrum that he creates on the guitar”. One of the greats!
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Leo Kottke

Saturday, February 3, 2018 7:30 pm
Herbst Theatre $35/$45/$55

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An American musical icon, Leo Kottke is unique, charming, brilliant and one of the most important and influential guitarists of our time.
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Eliot Fisk and Angel Romero

Saturday, March 10, 2018 7:30 pm
Herbst Theatre $35/$45/$55*

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Two sizzling virtuosos in a program of duets and solos entitled “Viva España”.
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Grisha Goryachev and Andrea de Vitis

Saturday, March 24, 2018 7:30 pm
Green Room $45
D’ADDARIO PERFORMANCE SERIES

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A program of contrasting guitar styles featuringflamenco wizard Grisha Goryachev and award winning Italian classical guitarist Andrea de Vitis.
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Shin-ichi Fukuda

Saturday, April 7, 2018 7:30 pm
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church $45/$55

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One of Japan’s premier guitarists, Shin-ichi Fukuda is internationally known as an intelligent and brilliant interpreter of the contemporary guitar.
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Dynamite Guitars 2nd Edition

Saturday, April 21, 2018 7:30 pm
Herbst Theatre $35/$45/$55

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An explosion of talent and virtuosity featuring FRANK VIGNOLA & VINNY RANIOLO, BADI ASSAD, OLLI SOKKELI and CESAR GARABINI. This will be a great one!
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Paul O'Dette

Saturday, April 28, 2018 7:30 pm
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church $45/$55*

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As a specialist in Renaissance and Baroque music, lutenist Paul O’Dette is one of the most influential figures in his field. Virtuoso solo lute music at the highest level.
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* Presented in association with San Francisco Performances

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