Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota presents The Katona Twins in “The Celluloid Guitar”

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota presents The Katona Twins in “The Celluloid Guitar”

February 18 at First Church Sarasota

 Critically acclaimed as “the classical world’s best-known guitar duo,” brothers Peter and Zoltán Katona move effortlessly between classical repertoires and more popular musical genres. In this concert, the program includes a celebration of the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein.

“The brilliant Katona Twins … Formidable virtuoso technique, their performances could hardly be bettered for charm, zest, wit and colouristic flair.”

—Daily Telegraph

(Sarasota-Manatee) Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota presents the acclaimed Katona Twins in “The Celluloid Guitar,” February 18, 3 p.m., at First Church, 104 S. Pineapple Avenue, Sarasota. The program features a tribute to Leonard Bernstein, as well as music from “The Pink Panther,” “The Deer Hunter,” “Game of Thrones,” original works and arrangements and much more. Tickets are $35. For tickets and more information, visit www.artistseriesconcerts.org or call 941-306-1202 (Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.).

Critically acclaimed by the Daily Telegraph as “the classical world’s best-known guitar duo,” Peter and Zoltán Katona move effortlessly between classical repertoires and more popular musical genres. The group’s wide repertoire spans from Bach and Mozart to Piazzolla's tango music to their arrangements of pop classics. Several contemporary composers have written for and dedicated works to them. The Katona Twins have performed in such major concert venues as Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, and the Philharmonie in Cologne, and with such renowned artists as Yo-Yo Ma, the BBC Concert Orchestra and London Sinfonietta.