Realmadrid TV will streamline live online this special event on February 15 at 8:00 p.m. This concert will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Real Madrid Foundation. From the Teatro Real in Madrid, which commemorates its bicentennial, Plácido Domingo, Sara Baras, Niña Pastori, Ara Malikian, Los Secretos, Bertin Osborne, the Santa Cecilia Classical Orchestra and Pablo Sáinz Villegas, under the artistic direction of Carlos Narea, will participate in a magical night, with the collaboration of GAES, a great musical ally of the Foundation.
The coverage of this event will begin with the entrance of special guests to Teatro Real and will be broadcast without any commercials. The concert can be viewed in Spain through Realmadrid TV, Realmadrid.com and Realmadrid App, and around the world through the web and the official application.
Thursday February 15 from the Teatro Real at 8:00 pm (local time Madrid)
The Grammy Awards, the most prestigious ceremony of the music industry, will be held in January 2018 in New York. I am very excited to play and share my music at this gala, which will pay special tribute to the great composer and director Leonard Bernstein on the centennial of his birth.
Pablo Sáinz Villegas will participate in “Real, El Concierto”, a benefit event to mark the 20th anniversary of the Real Madrid Foundation. He will share the stage at the Teatro Real with Placido Domingo, Sara Baras, Niña Pastori, Ara Malikian, Los Secretos and the Santa Cecilia Classical Orchestra.
The proceeds of this concert will go to the program of activities of the Real Madrid Foundation in juvenile centers. The solidarity tickets can be purchased on the website of the Theater as well as at the physical box office of the same.
Thanks to Real Madrid Foundation, Teatro Real, GAES Centros Auditivos and my team at Zertior.
The architect Pachi Mangado and Pablo Sainz Villegas were the main guests in the 2017 event “Dialogue between Architecture and Music” sponsored by Schüco Iberia, an international firm specialized in system solutions for windows, doors, and façades. Guests gathered at the “El Real Alcázar de Sevilla” in the “Recinto Modernista Sant Pau” this event was created by ZERTIOR for Schüco, as a way of connecting with one of the main subscribers, the architects, far away from the conventional mode. An approach based on the emotion that, two of the greatest arts, architecture, and music, both share and ignite. These arts are interpreted by an impacting creativity. After an interesting talk with Pachi and guests, Pablo closed the evening with a private concert, inviting the guest to travel to various corners of Spain and Latin America through the notes of his guitar.
Pablo will be the guest soloist for the Norwegian Radio Orchestra under the baton of Miguel Harth Bedoya at the opening of the Classical Music Season on August 31st at 7:30 pm at Sentralen Oslo. “The Norwegian Radio Orchestra is an organization that I sincerely admire for its vast history of more than half a century, for its special connection with the Norwegian people and for its philosophy of feeling music as a universal language that unites cultures, something which I feel deeply identified with” said Villegas before his departure to the Scandinavian country.
After an exciting debut in China at the National Center for the Arts and two sold-out concerts in Mexico City, Pablo travels to a new continent for his debut with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra under the baton of conductor Alexander Shelley.
The five stops on the tour are the cities of Wellington, Auckland, Kerikeri, Tauranga y Napier between July 22 and 29 where he will perform Rodrigo’s “Concierto de Aranjuez”. New Zealand is part of Pablo’s current international tour through nine countries and over 30 cities.
“I had always dreamed of playing in New Zealand which is such a unique country with a fascinating culture and beautiful landscapes. It makes me very happy to be able to share with the audience my roots through Spanish music” – said Pablo as he landed in the windy city of Wellington.
Following a successful tour through Europe with the Amsterdam Sinfonietta, filled with ovations from enthusiastic audiences from Italy, Switzerland, Germany and Netherlands, Pablo Sáinz Villegas heads next to Asia for his anticipated debut at Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts on Saturday June 17 at 7:30pm.
On Tuesday April, Pablo Sáinz Villegas will offer a private concert on the grand stage of the Cathedral of Mexico City. This significant event, in the largest cathedral in the Americas, celebrates 40 years of reestablishment of diplomatic relations between Mexico and Spain.
Following a successful performance at the iconic 92Y in New York City, this May Pablo will embark on an exciting tour with the Amsterdam Sinfonietta through various cities in Europe, playing in renowned venues such as the Muziekgebouw in Amsterdam, the Alte Oper in Frankfurt and Teatro Morlacci in Perugia. These performances will mark his debut with this unique ensemble which was founded since 1988 and is currently led by concertmaster and artistic director Candida Thompson.
The repertoire of the performances will be varied and will range from baroque music to contemporary music, including works by composers Joaquín Rodrigo (1954), Francisco Tárrega, Luigi Boccherini (1798), Astor Piazzolla (1973), Ralph Vaughan Williams (1919) and Folk Spanish music. (more…)
In celebration of his latest Americano album, Pablo Sáinz Villegas tours through the sunny state of Florida taking his fans and audiences one step further in a unique musical journey through the Americas. For the very first time Pablo featured his favorite pieces from the American continent accompanied on stage by the highly talented musicians Pedro Giraudo on bass and Nacho Arimany on percussion.
The successful tour with sold-out performances travelled through the cities of Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Tampa, West Palm Beach and Miami.
Pablo Sáinz Villegas shares his inspirations for the Americano repertoire:
“Let us pause for a moment to wander through yesterday’s nightfall hearing the rich rhythms of American folkloric music, with the fragrances of post-impressionist Paris in the thirties, absorbing the atmosphere of blues and jazz, dancing to the bluegrass, celebrating John Williams and his influence on the history of cinema – all the different cultural roots that I hope to bring together through the world’s most popular instrument: the guitar.”
NEW YORK – Widely admired as “the soul of the Spanish guitar,” Pablo Sáinz Villegas played to a rapt audience at a reception and dinner hosted by Sotheby’s George Wachter and Christopher Apostle at the New York galleries. In honour of the evening, held in partnership with Sentient Jet, Sáinz Villegas paired four compositions with four works he chose from the upcoming Master Paintings & Sculpture Evening sale. Among the pictures that Sáinz Villegas felt especially connected to were a still life by Velázquez and a Venetian view by Michele Marieschi. “Art is a journey of intimate emotions,” said the guitarist. At the end of the performance he received a well-deserved standing ovation.
For video and scenes from the memorable night, click ahead.
Renown Mexican Caras magazine invited Pablo to the Peninsula Hotel in New York City for a photo-shoot and interview to speak about his life as an artist, his inspirations and his upcoming visit to Mexico.
The talent and enthusiasm of hundreds of people in the region of La Rioja came together to celebrate the second exciting edition of “Serenata a tus valores” (Serenade to your values). This unique initiative consists of a surprise tribute to people representing “anonymous heroes” as defined by Pablo Sáinz Villegas, people who continually devout their time and hearts to the benefit the lives of others without expecting anything in return and hence exemplify fundamental values that transform our society. (more…)
Pablo Sáinz Villegas was honored to be invited to perform on stage for 75,000 people at the historic tribute concert, “Plácido en el Alma”, for the great Plácido Domingo at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on June 29, 2016. The event was in honor of the beloved artist’s 75th birthday. Proceeds from the concert were given to 38 sport schools of Real Madrid’s Foundation in Mexico.
“Pablo is a master of the guitar” – Plácido Domingo
On June 29, 2016 Pablo will play in the historic event of “Plácido en el Alma” (Plácido in the soul), a tribute concert to the great and beloved Plácido Domingo at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain.
This will be a celebration of this remarkable artist’s 75th birthday. On account of this special occasion and in recognition of his extraordinary career, key figures in the music, in the sports along with thousands of people come together in this unique event which profits will go to 38 sport schools of Real Madrid’s Foundation in Mexico.
As Plácido Domingo wisely says – “the most important is to reach the hearts of the audience, to excite them and touch them, so that they may cry when they have to cry, and may laugh when they have to laugh”. This these words in mind, Pablo Sáinz Villegas will strum his six strings to thousands of people with the voice of the tenor “in his soul”.
Pablo’s latest solo album “Americano” continues it’s exciting journey as it now makes its debut on the top 15 of Billboard’s Classical Crossover Chart! It rides on the list along with “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” by John Williams who is also featured on the CD as the world premiere recording of “Rounds”, Maestro William’s first piece ever written for the guitar.
“…in the end it’s about music. It’s about emotions. It’s about having a good time. We’re there to entertain and inspire people through music,”
– Pablo tells Classical Guitar Magazine where the Spanish guitarist is featured on the cover for their latest Winter issue. Pablo talks about his new CD Americano and the challenges of playing concertos. Don’t miss the unique interview by Blair Jackson. Click here to read the full article online. (more…)