Pablo Sáinz Villegas: Americano Tour in Urbana, IL
Spanish guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas presents music from his new album “Americano” at the Krannert Center.
Born and raised in La Rioja, Spain, guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas is distinguished by performances as charismatic as they are intimate. In his new album and accompanying tour, Americano, Villegas treats audiences to a musical journey from Alaska to Tierra del Fuego, featuring sensual Brazilian beats, vivid Venezuelan rhythms, and vibrant American bluegrass, and highlighting favorite composers of the Americas, including John Williams, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Agustín Lara, and Leonard Bernstein.
Virtuosic playing characterized by its vividly shaded colors and irresistible exuberance…—The New York Times