Naomi Milgrom Foundaiton and Melbourne Festival present

Mauricio Carrasco

Virtuoso guitarist Mauricio Carrasco (The Experiment) delivers an Italian Recital with works of XVIII (Domenico Scarlatti’s sonatas) and XXI (Fausto Romitelli’s Trash TV Trance) centuries on acoustic and electric guitars.

Mauricio is widely recognized for the nearly hundred premiere interpretations he has given of works by composers, most of which have been written specifically for, and often dedicated to him. He works as soloist, in consort with electronics and within chamber music settings, and has been a core member of Ensemble Vortex, Geneva since its creation in 2005. Mauricio is an Artistic Associate and Guest Curator of the Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music, as well as and core member of its ensemble Argonaut.

Chilean born but based in Melbourne, Mauricio has presented master classes on extended techniques for guitar to composers and performers in Conservatoriums and Universities in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, France, Italy and Switzerland. He has been a resident artist at the French Cité des Arts and Centre Intermondes, Bundanon Trust in Australia and CMMAS in Mexico, and has been featured in recitals around the world.