An extraordinary interpreter, composer, arranger, and improviser, recognized as among the “Best Living Guitarists” by the French magazine Guitarist.
“He is an exceptional guitarist…A member of the very small club of those who are outstanding in all three areas—improvising, interpreting, and composing...” – John Duarte, Guitar International
French guitarist Roland Dyens shares the joy of his musical talent through his performing, composing and teaching accross the world. This three-dimensional profile provides the basis for his phenomenal success and his ongoing evolution.
Always transformative events, Roland’s concerts unfold as personal experiences of emotional awakening for the audience. For those who are unfamiliar with the contours and nuances of classical guitar performance, one often witnesses an inspirational discovery of the instrument and its musical potential.
Roland has a sensitive and colorful approach to the guitar -- an unfailing open-mindedness which brings together all forms of music to each and every one of his programs. His stage presence, his improvised openings and unique relationship with the listeners undeniably position him at the forefront of guitar performance today.
His compositions and arrangements are widely performed and highly acclaimed throughout the world. As a teacher, his natural ability to communicate with younger generations of guitarists transforms the formality of a master class into a joyful encounter.
Roland Dyens teaches at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris.
The full Spring 2012 schedule for the NYC Classical Guitar Society is as follows:
Grisha Goryachev: Friday, March 2, 2012 @ 8pm
Yamandu Costa: Friday, April 20, 2012 @ 8pm
Pavel Steidl: Friday, May 18, 2012 @ 8pm
Roland Dyens: Friday, June 15, 2012 @ 8pm