Soul of Spanish GuitarSony Classical
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"It's safe to call him the global ambassador of Spanish guitar" Billboard Magazine
Now regarded as one of the world's leading soloists on his instrument, Pablo Sáinz-Villegas embodies "the soul of the Spanish guitar" and has long been internationally acclaimed as an ambassador of Spanish culture. He is the first guitarist in almost four decades to be invited by the Berliner Philharmoniker to perform in the Berlin Philharmonie, and also the first guitarist within that period to perform at the orchestra's traditional New Year's Eve concert. At the end of 2020 he will play Joaquín Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez under Kirill Petrenko. After some thirty prizes at international competitions and after concerts in over forty countries Pablo Sáinz-Villegas is rightly seen as the worthy successor of the legendary father of the classical guitar, Andrés Segovia. On the Sony Classical label he takes his place in the famous tradition of outstanding guitarists that includes John Williams and Julian Bream.
Pablo Sainz-Villegas - Soul of the Spanish Guitar is the WFMT: Featured New Release
Regarded as one of the world's leading soloists on his instrument, Pablo Sáinz-Villegas embodies "the soul of the Spanish guitar" and has long been internationally acclaimed as an ambassador of Spanish culture. For his latest album, this exceptional artist has chosen ten works that are especially close to his heart: "Spanish music represents a blend of different influences," he explains, because "...