Masterclass: Horacio Franco
Monday 21 September 2015
Recital Hall West
Level 1, Sydney Conservatorium of Music Sydney NSW
Horacio Franco is nowadays one of Mexico's most successful classical musicians, performing both early as folk, contemporary and popular music, with an international reputation based on more than 30-year career as a soloist and conductor.
He has attracted a huge amount of young public form all social classes using a pop star image unusual for the classical music, attempting to change the way people approaches classical concerts making them more attractive, especially to young people.
He is used to offer his art to all sectors of society, sometimes performing at unusual venues where ordinary people can listen to him, making him one of the most versatile artists in the classical music world.
Horacio has transformed the vision of the recorder – usually considered a school or amateur instrument- into a professional and accomplished one, and has enhanced the value of his instrument in the professional music scene in Mexico and in other countries where he has toured. He has over 25 recordings in Mexico and some more in Europe and Israel.
- Free event, bookings not required