Sights & Sounds Concert Series: Mac McClure & Juan Carlos Higuita


Mac McClure - piano
Juan Carlos Higuita - violin

Concert pianist Mac McClure, completed his Bachelor of Arts in Romance Languages at the University of North Carolina in 1984. In 1982 he began to study the piano under Consuelo Colomer and continued with Michael Zenge and Phyllis Rappeport. In 1986 he moved to Barcelona Spain to study with Carlota Garriga at the prestigious Marshall Academy, founded in 1901 by Enrique Granados. Since 1991 he has worked closely with Alicia de Larrocha the Spanish vocal repertory (Montsalvatge, Mompou, Rodrigo, Turina and the complete songs of E. Granados) and Spanish solo repertory (Albeniz, Ballada, Espla, Falla, E. Granados, Montsalvatge, Mompou, Rodrigo, Surinach, Turina ect.) as well as standard repertory such as W.A. Mozart, Frédéric Chopin, and Ravel. Since 1998 he has worked closely with Dalton Baldwin studying French art song.

Sights & Sounds is produced by NCMA resident group Chamber Music Raleigh, now in its 82nd concert season.