Music Series’ Grisha Goryachev enchants

By: Soondos Mula-Ossman ~Staff Writer~ Music Series coordinator Dr. Polina Bespalko had the pleasure of introducing Xavier University’s latest performer in the Music Series. Guitarist Grisha Goryachev, like Bespalko, is a Russian native. Bespalko described his music as “fiery” and an appropriate finale to the guitar series of the overarching music sequence. Goryachev is renowned for musical prowess in classical and flamenco styles. He seeks to revive the dying tradition of solo flamenco guitar in concert settings. When Goryachev strode onto the stage, he held his warm-wooded flamenco guitar and dressed simply. He let his guitar speak before he did. … Continue reading Music Series’ Grisha Goryachev enchants