Young guitarist Mattias Jacobsson has launched a flying start to his international career.” — Guitar and Lute magazine
Avie introduces brilliant young guitarist Mattias Jacobsson who, on his debut album, invokes a guitar tradition originating with the influential Spanish composer Francisco Ta?rrega. The repertoire explores Ta?rrega’s influences and legacy, from the inspiration that Chopin had on his musical output through to his students Miguel Llobet and Emilio Pujol. Mattias has created a unique concept in the guitar discography by juxtaposing Chopin transcriptions with Ta?rrega’s most Chopinesque works.
Juilliard-trained Mattias Jacobsson studied with Go?ran So?llscher and Sharon Isbin, among others. He hasRead more performed throughout Europe and the US, and has appeared on Spanish television, New York’s WQXR, and National Public Radio’s “Performance Today.” He has further extended his reach with several features in Classical Guitar magazine and hundreds of thousands of views on his YouTube channel. Read less
Works on This Recording
Recuerdos de la Alhambraby Francisco Tarrega Performer:
Mattias Jacobsson (Guitar)
Period: Romantic Written: circa 1880-1905; Spain