Pablo Sáinz Villegas, Winner of the 2009 Parkening International Guitar Competition, Performs in Santa Barbara, California

Patrick Russ, Pablo Sáinz Villegas, Christopher Parkening after Mr. Villegas' performance with the Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra.

Patrick Russ, Pablo Sáinz Villegas, Christopher Parkening after Mr. Villegas’ performance with the Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra.

Classical guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas, who won the Gold Medal Prize at the inaugural Parkening International Guitar Competition, performed with the Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra in May, 2016.  Included on the program was the “Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra” by Elmer Bernstein, which he composed specifically for Christopher Parkening.

Also on the program was the US premiere of “Zaragoza,” an arrangement by Patrick Russ for guitar and orchestra of Isaac Albeniz’s solo piano work.

Congratulations on a successful performance!

 

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