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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

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Près des remparts de Séville from Carmen

Voi che sapete from Le nozze di Figaro

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

Canzonetta Spagnuola

Recuerdos de la Alhambra (solo guitar)

DE FALLA                    
Selections from Siete Canciones Populares Españolas

Asturias (solo guitar)

GARCÍA- LORCA         
Canciones Españolas Antiguas

Tango en Skäi (solo guitar)

El día que me quieras (tango)

Alfonsina y el Mar (zamba)

Sabor a mí (bolero)

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