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Art of the Guitar: Pablo Sáinz Villegas
March 25, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm| $40 - $55
Named by Billboard Magazine as “the global ambassador of Spanish guitar,” Spanish-born guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas gives his 92Y debut performance with a program featuring many of the selections from his most recent album, Americano. Since winning the Andrés Segovia Award at the age of 15, Mr. Villegas has performed on many of the great stages of the world, including Carnegie Hall, the Philharmonie in Berlin, and the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam; and, he has appeared as a guest soloist with orchestras in more than 30 countries. Deeply committed to outreach and education programs, Mr. Villegas has created projects over the past decade reaching over 15,000 children by volunteering his time and establishing music initiatives in schools and communities around the globe.
AMERICANO: The Guitar of the New World
VILLA-LOBOS: Five Préludes
BONFÁ: Passeio no Rio (Samba)
GUTIÉRREZ: Alma Llanera (Joropo)
ROLAND DYENS: Tango en Skäi
JOHN WILLIAMS: Rounds
BARRIOS MANGORÉ: Un Sueño en la floresta
BERNSTEIN: Selections from West Side Story
LAURO: Seis por Derecho (Joropo)