May 17 - 19, 2019

we're bringing you our biggest guitar event ever

The 2019 Legato Foundation Guitar Summit will bring together three world-class guitarists, the Long Island Guitar Orchestra, and the entire Long Island classical guitar community, to participate in a weekend full of master classes, concerts, and much more.


Diego Campagna

World-renowned classical guitarist Diego Campagna is known as a charismatic performer famed for his poetic and virtuosic repertoire. Beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, he is treasured by audiences throughout the world who respond not only to his remarkable artistry, but also to his humanity and his irrepressible joy for making music.

Diego is performing as a benefit to the Legato Foundation.

Rene Izquierdo

Rene Izquierdo is a winner of the JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Competition in 2004, the Extremadura International Guitar Competition, the Schadt String competition, and the Stotsenberg International Guitar Competition, among others. He is currently a professor of classical guitar at Wisconsin State University in Milwaukee and an active solo performer and chamber musician.

Rene is performing as a benefit to the Legato Foundation.

William Kanengiser

Recognized as one of America’s finest classical guitarists, William Kanengiser won First Prize in the 1987 Concert Artists Guild International Competition as well as major guitar competitions in Toronto (1981) and Paris (1983). As a founding member of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, he has toured extensively throughout Asia, Europe and North America and recorded over a dozen CD’s. LAGQ was awarded a GRAMMY® for Best Classical Crossover Recording in 2004.


(Events to be added as times are confirmed)

Friday, May 17

  • PERFORMANCE: Diego Campagna - 7:30 PM

Saturday, May 18

  • MASTER CLASS: Diego Campagna - 10:30 AM
  • MASTER CLASS: Rene Izquierdo - 1 PM
  • PERFORMANCE: Rene Izquierdo - 7:30 PM

Sunday, May 19

  • PERFORMANCE: William Kanengiser - 4 PM

One Day

Tickets: $35 each
Legato Foundation Members: $20

Purchase a ticket for all events on one day of the Guitar Summit - May 17, May 18, or May 19 (you choose the day)

Two Day Plans

Tickets: $50 each
Legato Foundation Members: $35

Purchase admission to every event happening on any two days of the Guitar Summit (you choose the two days).

Full Weekend

Tickets: $65
Legato Foundation Members: $45

Purchase a ticket for the entire Guitar Summit. This will grant you admission to everything that happens during the weekend.

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