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Джейсон Вьо
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Дата рождения

17 июля 1973(1973-07-17) (48 лет)

Место рождения







классическая гитара


Azica, Naxos


Джейсон Вьо (род. July 17, 1973) – классический гитарист-виртуоз из США. В возрасте восьми лет начал обучение гитаре в г. Баффало (штат Нью-Йорк), а затем продолжил обчение в Институте музыки г. Кливленда. В 1992 он стал самым молодым победителем международного конкурса Guitar Foundation of America (GFA).[1][2] He followed this success with a 53-city recital tour of the United States and France.[3] His debut album, released by Naxos Records in 1996, won the rosette in its rating in the Penguin Guide to Compact Discs.[4] Since then, he has had more than 10 CDs with Azica Records.[5]He has collaborated with the Escher String Quartet,[6] flutist Gary Schocker, harpist Yolanda Kondonassis, mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke, and bandoneon/accordion virtuoso Julien Labro.[7]

Recent and upcoming career highlights include solo performances at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Spivey Hall, the Chautauqua Festival, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Severance Hall, Music@Menlo, the Strings Music Festival, the Grand Teton Festival, and New York's 92nd Street Y[8] and Merkin Hall, as well as concertos with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra[9] the Jupiter Chamber Players, and the Ft. Wayne Philharmonic. Vieaux has fostered premieres of works by Dan Visconti,[10] Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate, Eric Sessler, José Luis Merlin and Gary Schocker. Currently he serves on the faculties of the Cleveland Institute of Music[11][12] and the Curtis Institute of Music.[13] In June, 2012 he launched the Online Classical Guitar School with Jason Vieaux.



  • The Music of Astor Piazzolla, with bandoneonist Julien Labro and A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra (2011)
  • Bach Vol. 1, Works for Lute, a selection of works composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (2009)
  • Images of Metheny, a selection of works composed by Pat Metheny (2005)
  • Sevilla, a selection of works composed by Isaac Albéniz (2004)
  • Ponce: Guitar Sonatas (2002)
  • Sor - Guitar Music, a selection of works composed by Fernando Sor (1998)
  • Laureate Series Guitar Recital (1996)
  • Jason Vieaux, Guitar, a selection of works composed by Morel, Brouwer, Regondi, Bach, Ponce (1993)


С флейтистом Гэри Шокером (Gary Schocker)

  • Arioso (2004)
  • Dream Travels (2002)

С виолончелистом Сон Ян Хуном (Young-Hoon Song)

  • Song of Brazil (2007)


  1. Guitar Foundation of America
  2. Portland Classic Guitar
  3. The Guitar Tunings DB
  4. Naxosdirect.com
  5. In Review, Jason Vieaux, Cleveland, OH. Indiana Classical Guitar (April 9, 2011). Проверено 9 января 2012.
  6. the Escher String Quartet
  7. Praise for Fresh Ways with Vieaux and Labro. The Boston Musical Intelligencer (October 18, 2012). Проверено 20 октября 2012.
  8. New York Times Bach’s Music as a Blank Canvas for Guitarists. New York Times (February 1, 2010). Проверено 15 февраля 2010.
  9. Woodard, Josef. Sounds both rare and familiar. Santa Barbara News-Press, 2012.
  10. Classical guitarist, with soprano as guest. Philadelphia Inquirer (January 15, 2013). Проверено 20 января 2013.
  11. Cleveland Institute of Music
  12. Interview with Jason Vieaux. Minnesota Public Radio (July 6, 2012). Проверено 10 июля 2012.
  13. Curtis Institute of Music

Внешние ссылки

PR describes Grammy-winning guitarist Jason Vieaux as, “perhaps the most precise and soulful classical guitarist of his generation,” and Gramophone magazine puts him “among the elite of today's classical guitarists.” His most recent solo album, Play, won the 2015 Grammy Award for Best Classical Instrumental Solo. In June 2014, NPR named “Zapateado” from the album as one of its “50 Favorite Songs of 2014 (So Far).”

Vieaux has earned a reputation for putting his expressiveness and virtuosity at the service of a remarkably wide range of music, and his schedule of performing, teaching, and recording commitments is distinguished throughout the U.S. and abroad. His solo recitals have been a feature at every major guitar series in North America and at many of the important guitar festivals in Asia, Australia, Europe, and Mexico. Recent and future highlights include returns to the Caramoor Festival, Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, and New York's 92nd Street Y, as well as performances at Argentina’s Teatro Colon and Oslo, Norway’s Classical Music Fest. Vieaux’s appearances for Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Music@Menlo, Strings Music Festival, Grand Teton, and many others have forged his reputation as a first-rate chamber musician and programmer. He collaborates in recitals this season with Escher Quartet, acclaimed harpist Yolanda Kondonassis, and accordion/bandoneón virtuoso Julien Labro. Vieaux’s passion for new music has fostered premieres of works by Dan Visconti, David Ludwig, Jerod Tate, Eric Sessler, José Luis Merlin and Gary Schocker.

Jason Vieaux has performed as concerto soloist with nearly 100 orchestras, including Cleveland, Houston, Toronto, San Diego, Ft. Worth, Santa Fe, Charlotte, Buffalo, Grand Rapids, Kitchener-Waterloo, Richmond, Edmonton, IRIS Chamber, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Chautauqua Festival, and New Hampshire Music Festival. Some of the conductors he has worked with include David Robertson, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Jahja Ling, Stefan Sanderling, Michael Stern, David Lockington, Steven Smith, and Edwin Outwater.

Vieaux continues to bring important repertoire alive in the recording studio as well. His latest album Together, with harpist Yolanda Kondonassis, was released in January 2015. Of his 2014 solo album Play, Soundboard Magazine writes, “If you ever want to give a friend a disc that will cement his or her love for the guitar, this is a perfect candidate,” while Premier Guitar claims, “You’d be hard pressed to find versions performed with more confidence, better tone, and a more complete understanding of the material.”

Vieaux’s previous eleven albums include a recording of Astor Piazzolla’s music with Julien Labro and A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra; Bach: Works for Lute, Vol. 1, which hit No. 13 on Billboard’s Classical Chart after its first week and received rave reviews by Gramophone, The Absolute Sound, and Soundboard; Images of Metheny, featuring music by American jazz legend Pat Metheny (who after hearing this landmark recording declared: “I am flattered to be included in Jason's musical world”);and Sevilla: The Music of Isaac Albeniz, which made several Top Ten lists the year of its release. Vieaux’s albums and live performances are regularly heard on radio and internet around the world, and his work is the subject of feature articles in print and online around the world, including such magazines as Acoustic Guitar, MUSO, Gramophone, and on NPR’s “Deceptive Cadence.” Vieaux was the first classical musician to be featured on NPR’s popular “Tiny Desk” series.

In 2012, the Jason Vieaux School of Classical Guitar was launched with ArtistWorks Inc., an unprecedented technological interface that provides one-on-one online study with Vieaux for guitar students around the world. In 2011, he co-founded the guitar department at The Curtis Institute of Music, and he has taught at the Cleveland Institute of Music since 1997, heading the guitar department since 2001.

Vieaux is a member of the Advisory Board of the Guitar Foundation of America, and is affiliated with Philadelphia’s Astral Artists. His primary teachers were Jeremy Sparks and John Holmquist. In 1992 he was awarded the prestigious GFA International Guitar Competition First Prize, the event’s youngest winner ever. He is also honored with a Naumburg Foundation top prize, a Cleveland Institute of Music Alumni Achievement Award, and a Salon di Virtuosi Career Grant. In 1995, Vieaux was an Artistic Ambassador of the U.S. to Southeast Asia.

Jason Vieaux is represented by Jonathan Wentworth Associates, Ltd. For more information, visit www.jasonvieaux.com; Jason is tweeting @JasonVieaux, and his Facebook fan page is www.facebook.com/jasonvieaux.