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ARG Thumbnail "His flawless classical technique, depth of color, long flowing lines, clean playing and tight rhythmic style made everyone listen in an entirely different way. In a total hush, I felt the audience transformed."
American Record Guide, Music in Concert
Sharon Isbin Comments Thumbnail "His excellent stage presence complements his virtuosic technique and musical, elegant artistry."
Grammy Winner guitarist Sharon Isbin
CG Review Thumbnail "One only has to hear Duruoz perform an Argentine tango with complete finesse in order to immediately recognize that he is an extraordinarily gifted player "
Classical Guitar Magazine
ARG Thumbnail Feature article from the June 2008 issue of the Classical Guitar Magazine based in the UK.
ARG Thumbnail "Cem Duruoz was absolutely solid, playing cleanly, authoritatively and with style. "
American Record Guide, Music in Concert
NYCR Review Thumbnail "Cem Duruoz, in his excellent New York Recital Debut, proved that he is a particularly fine communicator with his audience."
New York Concert Review
Paros Review Thumbnail "Committed playing and devotion to beauty of sound and thought."
Paros Life, Greece
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"His ability to simultaneously create three different tone colors - a bright treble melody, a filigreed mid-range, and a comforting bass line; an exquisitely delicate vibrato; a touch of portamento; and the establishment of a mood that said, "You're about to enjoy an evening of nuance.""
New York Concert Review

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"These attractive solo guitar arrangements of gamba and continuo works by Marin Marais are expertly performed here by guitarist Cem Duruoz."
New York Concert Review

Quotes From the Audience

"His control of the guitar was beyond just playing it, it was giving life to the instrument."
M. S., USA

"I loved the music and I think you are a great guitarist."
S. N., USA

"You demonstrated once more how amazing the human body and mind are."
N. H., Turkey

"Thank you for gracing our stage!"
M. M., USA

"I really enjoyed your performance!! You have an amazing talent."
D. B., USA