Happy Birthday, Eliot Fisk! Watch Him Play Two Sonatas by Scarlatti

Join us in celebrating the August 10 birthday of the great American guitarist, pedagogue, and festival director Eliot Fisk! Eliot’s long an distinguished career has included numerous albums, concerts all over the globe, and a multitude of important transcriptions and arrangements that are widely played in the guitar world. He currently has teaching positions at both Mozarteum University in Salzburg, Austria, and the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. He also runs the popular annual Boston GuitarFest. Here, he plays two consecutive Scarlatti sonatas he transcribed for guitar. —Blair Jackson