Celebrated Italian Guitarist Peppino D'Agostino Performs at Boothbay Opera House

Published November 21, 2023

The reverberating sound of Peppino D’Agostino's guitar is set to grace the Boothbay Harbor’s Opera House once again. The historic stage prepares to welcome back the Italian fingerstyle guitar maestro on December 1, after a notable absence.

World-Renowned Talent on Stage

Peppino D’Agostino, praised for his steel-string guitar prowess, brings a blend of virtuosity inspired by diverse influences such as flamenco legend Paco de Lucia and the timeless pop of the Beatles. Crafting songs rich in melody, he has earned respect as a leading composer among his peers in the fingerstyle guitar community.

Accolades and Collaborations

Throughout his career, D’Agostino has not only captured the admiration of fans but also garnered acclaim from fellow musicians. Guitar notable Leo Kottke highlights D’Agostino's exceptional gift for composition, expressing his fondness for Peppino's tone and musical expression. The artist’s success is further illustrated by his induction among the 50 transcendent superheroes of the acoustic guitar by Guitar Player in 2017, and his album 'Every Step of The Way' receiving a Bronze medal in Acoustic Guitar’s People’s Choice Awards for Best Acoustic Album of All Time.

An ambassador for the guitar, D’Agostino continues to share his knowledge and passion through workshops and educational material globally. His instructional methods and compositions are published by esteemed houses, and his signature Seagull acoustic guitar is celebrated by Guitar Player magazine.

With 19 CDs under his belt and a history of performances across over thirty-five countries, D’Agostino has shared stages with renowned artists such as Larry Carlton, Eric Johnson, and Tommy Emmanuel, establishing his enduring legacy in the guitar world.

Ticket Information and Upcoming Concerts

Tickets for this anticipated concert are available at discounted rates when purchased in advance and can be obtained from the box office or online. The event promises to offer an intimate evening with one of the guitar’s finest at 7:30 pm. Furthermore, the Opera House's December lineup features an array of performances, ensuring a festive celebration of music throughout the month.

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