Ricardo Cobo’s spellbinding presence is made up of a combination of flawless technical ability, passionate musicality, and his warm, endearing personality. He follows these traits with diverse and innovative musical selections to create an exceptional performance that is not to be missed. One critic described the experience as, “…characterized by generosity of spirit, to say nothing of knockout virtuosity. His playing was extroverted, lyrical, and rhythmically alive.”
Irina Kulikova has been traveling the world performing concerts since the age of twelve. With the rare beauty of her tone and enchanting presence on stage, Irina captures the hearts of audiences across the globe. When describing her performance, Soundboard Magazine wrote, “Some of the most sheerly beautiful playing I have ever heard.” She is long past due an appearance in St. Louis, and her concert is sure to end the season with a bang!
Jérôme Mouffe is quickly making a name for himself as a performer with unbridled virtuosity. Originally from Belgium, Jérôme came to the United States to study with one of the greatest guitarists alive today, Eliot Fisk. Now a graduate of the New England Conservatory he has racked up an impressive number of performances in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Europe.
His St. Louis debut is sure to be nothing short of jaw-dropping!
Junhong Kuang picked up the guitar at the age of 5 and by the age of 13 he had already performed in Carnegie Hall. Two years later he began studying with Maestro Manuel Barrueco at the Peabody Conservatory, and now he is in his senior year with well over 100 performances under his belt.
He graciously stepped up at the last minute to fill in for Tengyue Zhang after complications with TY’s visa prevented him from leaving Beijing. This is sure to be a phenomenal evening!