Sunday, October 15, 2023
2:00 p.m.
SECU Auditorium - NC Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Rd. Raleigh, NC 27607

ABOUT THE CONCERT SPONSORS - Nancy and John Lambert have supported CMR for 50 years with their gifts, service, and attendance. John is a former board member and Nancy was Executive Director from 1995-2012. They are delighted to sponsor their longtime friend Mac McClure and his colleague in their debut performance on this series.




Outstanding Colombian violinist Juan Carlos Higuita is a soloist, chamber musician and educator, great connoisseur of the contemporary Latin American repertoire. He is currently a professor of violin and chamber music at the National University of Colombia and the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. He is a member of the Sociedad de Cámara de Bogotá and the CG Ensemble
specialized in contemporary music. For
nine years he was first violin of the Q-ARTE
Quartet, one of the main quartets in
​Latin America.


     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.