Ivan Resendiz, Eduardo Fernández

$10 Suggested Donation


Thursday, November 8
Instituto Cervantes
ADMISSION:$10 Suggested Donation

Concert presented in collaboration with Instituto Cervantes

Synopsis, Program & Biography


Considered among the top 5 classical guitars players in the world, Eduardo Fernández will perform a program of Latin American and Spanish pieces based on folk and popular music as well us some of the most important classical works from the classical repertoire. Opening the concert, Mexican guitar player Iván Reséndiz will show the audience why he is considered a rising star among young guitarists.


Iván Reséndiz:
Sevilla – Isac Albeniz

Inevitable- Eduardo Martin

Preludios Epigramáticos – Leo Brouwer

Porro from Suite Colombiana No. 4 – Gentil Montaña

Navidad negra

Eduardo Fernández:
Manuel M. Ponce:  Tema variado y final

Fernando Sor: Sonata op. 22 (Allegro – Adagio – Minueto – Rondó: Allegro)

Heitor Villa-Lobos: 12 Etudes


Ivan Resendiz – Originally from Mexico City, Ivan Resendiz began his study of classical guitar at the age of sixteen at the Escuela Superior de Música (ESM) del Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes (INBA) in Mexico City under the instruction of teacher Alejandro Mendez.Ivan Resendiz has performed in Mexico, Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela, Colombia, Italy, France, Austria, Germany, and in many cities throughout the United States in events such as competitions, university courses and concerts. Ivan has been a finalist in thirteen international competitions, receiving Top Prizes since 2008. Ivan was also chosen to represent Mexico as one of the ten international finalists in the World Guitar Competition in April of 2012 in Serbia. Since 2011, Ivan Resendiz has directed and organized the Latin American Guitar Festival in Chicago where he currently lives.

Eduardo Fernández – The Uruguayan guitarist, Eduardo Fernández, began his studies of guitar at age 7. His New York debut in 1977 won critical accolades. Fernández has returned to the USA every season since then, playing with prestigious orchestras as well as giving recitals, always to great acclaim from critics and audiences. He has played, with success, in many European countries, and in the Far East, as well as in South America and Mexico. Recognized as one of today’s leading guitarists, he has a vivid interest in historical instruments, and he plays often the repertoire of the 19th century on a period guitar. Eduardo Fernández is also active as a teacher, having taught several years at the University’s School of Music in Montevideo, where he is now a fellow researcher, as well as being very much in demand for masterclasses and lectures all around the world.