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Co-presented by La Jolla Music Society and San Diego Opera

Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano & Pablo Sáinz-Villegas, guitar

Noche Latina

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One of the brightest vocal stars of our day joins a tremendous guitar virtuoso for an unforgettable evening showcasing the rich, magnificent musical traditions of Spain. This intimate evening pairs multiple GRAMMY© Award-winner Isabel Leonard, the glamorous mezzo-soprano who has dazzled opera lovers at the great houses worldwide, with Pablo Sáinz-Villegas, praised by Billboard as “the soul of the Spanish guitar.”

Prelude lecture at 6:30 PM
Lecture by Meghan Hynson, Visiting Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology, University of San Diego

View Program Notes

BIZET                          
Près des remparts de Séville from Carmen

MOZART                     
Voi che sapete from Le nozze di Figaro

OFFENBACH               
Tu n’es pas beau, tu n’es pas riche from La Périchole

ROSSINI                      
Canzonetta Spagnuola

TÁRREGA                    
Recuerdos de la Alhambra (solo guitar)

DE FALLA                    
Selections from Siete Canciones Populares Españolas

ALBÉNIZ
Asturias (solo guitar)

GARCÍA- LORCA         
Canciones Españolas Antiguas

DYENS                        
Tango en Skäi (solo guitar)

GARDEL                      
El día que me quieras (tango)

RAMÍREZ                    
Alfonsina y el Mar (zamba)

CARRILLO                   
Sabor a mí (bolero)

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