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Historic Hoover Theatre
Near the corner of Naglee Ave. 1635 Park Ave. San Jose, CA 95126
408-535-4747
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Need more lighting from parking to Theater
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They sell water, soda and some snacks at the entrance. No intermission.
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See a video of Florian Larousse on YouTube.

Description

The young French classical guitar virtuoso Florian Larousse, at the age of 22, has already wowed audiences on multiple continents. From numerous prizes in the some of the most significant international competitions of the guitar world to audience choice awards and recording contracts, Larousse has shot to the forefront of his field.

Florian Larousse has earned prizes in a number of international competitions in various countries including France, Germany, Hungary, Portugal, Spain, and the United States. His performance at the Jose Tomás Competition (Spain) earned him first prize and the Audience Choice Award in addition to resulting in a tour of Spain to 10 different cities as well as a recording contract. In 2009 he won the Koblenz International guitar Competition “Hubert Kappel” (Germany) and later that year won the coveted first prize of The Guitar Foundation of America International Artist Competition. His win at the 2009 GFA International Concert Artist Competition will result in a 9-month concert tour in the United States, including a performance at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall in New York, as well as a number of concerts in Brazil, Canada, China, and Mexico.

Born in 1988, Larousse began studying guitar at the age of 8 with Philippe Vanderstichele, later continuing his studies at the prestigious National Conservatory of Paris with Pedro Ibanez. After four years, he graduated with highest honors in classical guitar. That same year, he began his studies with French virtuoso and Guitar Foundation of America laureate Judicael Perroy and entered the Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris where he also worked with critically acclaimed artist, teacher, and composer Roland Dyens. Florian Larousse performs on a Hugo Cuvilliez guitar, and is endorsed by Savarez strings.

About the Ticket Supplier: South Bay Guitar Society

The purpose of the South Bay Guitar Society is to promote classical and related guitar music to people of all cultures, ages, abilities and economic means in the South Bay. The Society fulfills its purpose by offering culturally diverse performances and guitar music education to the public, and by providing performance opportunities to professional and amateur musicians.