One of a new breed of classical guitarists from the Hartt School, “brings a strong sense of musical depth…and commentary concerning the music”
Award winning guitarist Francesco Barone has performed throughout the Northeast United States and in Italy as a soloist and chamber musician. He has been presented at guitar festivals and societies. His performances have been broadcasted on National Public Radio. Francesco recently presented, Nikita Koshkin: Three Compositional Styles for Flute and Guitar That are Unique Yet All Intrinsically Russian, a lecture recital that explored the varied styles of Koshkin’s chamber music.
Francesco received a Master of Music from and is a current DMA candidate at The Hartt School where he studies under Professor Emeritus of Guitar, Richard Provost. At Hartt Francesco was awarded the Graduate Teaching Fellowship in Guitar and performed with the prestigious 20/20 chamber ensemble. In addition, he holds a Bachelor of Music from Temple University in Guitar Performance. While at Temple Francesco performed with the Temple University Opera in the award winning production of Verdi’s Falstaff and was a prizewinner in the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society Guitar Competition.