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92nd Street Y
25 March, 2017 / 20:00 UTC+2
Charismatic Spanish-born guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas makes his 92Y debut in a program that journeys across the Americas, much of it drawn from his latest album, Americano, which debuted on the top 15 of Billboard’s Classical Crossover chart. At just 15 he won the Andrés Segovia Award, followed by other honors, including the Gold Medal at the inaugural Christopher Parkening International Guitar Competition.
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
BARRIOS MANGORÉ: Un Sueño en la floresta
BERNSTEIN: Selections from West Side Story
LAURO: Seis por Derecho (Joropo)
Join us for a free pre-concert talk one hour before every performance with your ticket, led by Benjamin Verdery, Art of the Guitar artistic director and chair of the Guitar Department of the Yale School of Music.
92Y Art of the Guitar is presented with major support from the D’Addario Foundation.
Additional support is generously provided by The Leir Charitable Foundations in memory of Henry J. & Erna D. Leir and The Augustine Foundation.
THIS EVENT IS PART OF:
Art of the Guitar — Series Subscription 2016/17
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