Louis Xavier Barrette plays La Toccata de Pasquini by Brouwer

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Via the GFA Youth Competition: Louis Xavier Barrette plays La Toccata de Pasquini by Brouwer. The level of youth players continues to amaze me. Great performance with virtuosity and maturity. Nice one.

Video Link & Quote Source: http://youtu.be/pIUWM5ZpwqY

La Toccata de Pasquini
composed by Leo Brouwer (b. 1939)
performed by Louis Xavier Barrette

July 1, 2013 – Margaret Comstock Concert Hall
University of Louisville
2013 Guitar Foundation of America
International Youth Competition
Senior Division Final Round Performance

Competition Final Results:

XiaoBo Pu (China) — 1st prize
Louis Xavier Barrette (Canada) — 2nd prize
Alec Holcomb (USA) — 3rd prize
Henry Johnston (USA) — 4th prize

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Bradford Werner is a guitarist and teacher living in Victoria, BC, Canada. He teaches at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, a private studio, and performs as a freelancing musician. He also plays in the Victoria Guitar Trio, a group focusing on new music commissions by Canadian composers. This is Classical Guitar is based in Victoria, BC, Canada. Check out more Victoria posts at Classical Guitar in Victoria.

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