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Salaya in the City: Classical flute & guitar

12th February 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Salaya in the City: Classical flute & guitar

Mahidol University College of Music presents flutist Hiroshi Matsushima and guitarist Paul Cesarczyk at Neilson Hays Library on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 6pm



WHEN: 6 pm on Sunday, February 12, 2017
WHERE: Neilson Hays Library, 195 Thanon Surawong, Bangkok
TICKET PRICES: 400 baht, 300 baht for library members, 100 baht for students — available online here


Mahidol University College of Music and Neilson Hays Library present Salaya in the City, a classical duet performance by Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra principal flutist Hiroshi Matsushima and Polish-American guitarist Paul Cesarcsyk. Their program includes pieces spanning continents and centuries:


Gran Duetto Concertante, Op. 52 – Mauro Giuliani (1782-1829)
     Andante sostenuto
     Minuetto, allegro vivace
     Rondo militare, allegretto

Sonatina Mexicana (1986) – Carlo Domeniconi (b. 1947)
     Allegro Moderato
     Allegro Vivace

Egloga – Ferenc Farkas (1905-2000)

Trois Pièces – Eugène Bozza (1905-1991)
     Capriccioso, fantastico
     Allegro vivo

Serenata al Alba del Dia – Joaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999)

Aria from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 – Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)

Acrobats (2004) – David Leisner (b. 1953)
     In the Wings
     Up in the Air


Seating is limited to 60 people.

Tickets are available online here.  

You can also purchase tickets at the library, or reserve seats by calling 02.233.1731 or emailing neilson.library@gmail.com.

Parking is available at the Voravit Building, about 20 metres before the library entrance.



Hiroshi Matsushima became the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra’s principal flutist in 2010. Having begun playing flute at the age of 15, studied at Musashino Academia Musicae in Tokyo, Mozarteum University of Salzburg (Austria) and University of Music Karlsruhe (Germany), where he completed his master’s of music in flute performance and chamber music. He has played with the Asian Youth Orchestra, Hof Symphony, Munich Symphony, Munich Chamber Orchestra and Philharmonia of the Nations.

Hiroshi has been a faculty member of Mahidol University College of Music since 2002. In addition to playing with the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, Matsushima plays solo and chamber performances in Japan, Asia and Europe.



Polish born American guitarist Paul Cesarczyk made his New York City debut at the age of 17 at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall and has performed throughout Europe, the US and Asia. He has appeared in concert with Speculum Musicae, The Claremont Ensemble, the New York City Opera Orchestra, the Manhattan Virtuosi, Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, Cremona Festival Orchestra and as a founding member of the Manhattan Guitar Quartet.

Mr. Cesarczyk is the recipient of several prestigious awards including the Andres Segovia Award, the Aaron Copland prize from ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers), the Artists International Award, a Kosciuszko Foundation Prize and an award for artistic excellence from the NY State Senate. His arrangement of music by His Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej, the King of Thailand can be heard on Ekachai Jaerakul’s recent guitar recording.

Mr. Cesarczyk studied at the prestigious La Guardia High School for the Performing Arts, received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Manhattan School of Music and doctor of musical arts at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Since 2009, Mr. Cesarczyk has served as the department chair at Mahidol University, College of Music in Thailand.


For more information, contact the library at 02.233.1731 or neilson.library@gmail.com.


12th February 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Neilson Hays Library
195 Surawong Road
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