A Bewitching Night in Barcelona
On Saturday, February 24 we celebrate “A Bewitching Night in Barcelona” with Honorary Chairpersons, Cheri and Rollie Dick at historic Woodstock Club. The gala supports the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra in its efforts to advance and promote music composed for the small orchestra through professional concert performances and education programs.
Our “Bewitching Night” commences with a champagne reception and silent auction followed by live music and Spanish cuisine with a few surprises! We welcome members of ICO and the guitar duo – Duos Espanas – as they provide captivating musical performances.
We’ll see you in Barcelona!
ABOUT DUO ESPANAS
The story of Duo Espanas is the story of two guitarists who travelled around the world to establish themselves in the US at a young age. Atanas Tzvetkov, from Bulgaria, and Espen Jensen, from Norway, arrived in Bloomington, IN two years apart in the 1990s where they both enrolled in the graduate guitar program at the prestigious Jacobs School of Music. They have since earned master’s degrees, diplomas, and doctoral degrees in guitar performance and have firmly established themselves as classical guitarists in the city of Bloomington, the state of Indiana, and far beyond.
After collaborating musically at many occasions while in school, Atanas and Espen permanently joined forces and established Duo Espanas in 2006. Since then, they have performed regularly and have built an exciting repertoire with a strong emphasis on music from Latin America and Spain. Their repertoire builds bridges between popular, traditional, and classical music, and is known for the range of expressions and display of guitar technique.
In addition to pursuing an active performance career, Atanas and Espen enjoy active careers as teachers of guitar in Bloomington. Atanas is the Director of the pre-college guitar program at Indiana University and has singlehandedly developed the program to unprecedented heights. Espen leads the Latin American Popular Music Ensemble in the Jacobs School of Music where he also functions as the Associate Director of Admissions and Financial Aid.