The guitarist has concerts scheduled with six orchestras, including his May debut with the Chicago Symphony.
From New York to Vancouver through Guadalajara, the guitarist Pablo Sáinz-Villegas is currently on a full North American tour, which will take him to thirteen cities in the United States, Canada and Mexico and will culminate in May with his Chicago Symphony debut. He has 23 concerts scheduled, the majority with six different symphony orchestras, along with concerts featuring his Trio.
The tour began last Saturday in the city of San Francisco with a recital honoring Andrés Segovia at the historic Herbst Theater commemorating the 125th birth anniversary of this legendary Andalusian guitarist and composer. The following day, at the ‘Estadio 3 de Marzo’ in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Sáinz-Villegas participated in the concert ‘Plácido en el alma’ honoring the tenor Plácido Domingo, together with a large group of celebrity Latin American guest artists. This Monday, with his Americano Trio, he played in Palm Desert, California.
He has three months ahead full of engagements, the first of them, on March 11 in Beaver Creek, Colorado, also with his trio that includes Pedro Giraudo (double bass) and Nacho Arimany (percussion), with whom he plays pieces from his album ‘Americano’ among a few additional musical selections. The will play together again at Blue Note Jazz Club in New York on April 8 and in Fairfax, Virginia, on April 12.
Further concerts this spring will be with the symphonies of Oregon, Vancouver, Utah, Pacific, Fort Worth and Chicago. In Portland, Oregon, he will give three concerts from March 16 to 18 with Albéniz and Turina in the program. In Vancouver, on the Canadian Pacific coast, he will perform the Concierto de Aranjuez, by maestro Rodrigo on March 28 and 30. Once more in Ogden and Salt Lake City, Utah, as early as April.
In Costa Mesa, California, he will perform in Fort Worth, Texas, ‘Fantasía para un gentilhombre’ by Rodrigo. Finally, from May 23 to 25, under the baton of conductor Giancarlo Guerrero, he will make his anticipated debut with the Chicago Symphony, with four concerts including Ginastera, Chabrier, Piazzolla and Rodrigo in the program.
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