Manuel Barrueco, guitar - 92Y, New York

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Manuel Barrueco, guitar

Manuel Barrueco, guitar

“A superb instrumentalist with a seductive sound and uncommon lyrical gifts” (Dallas Morning News), Manuel Barrueco returns to 92Y with a program from two of the most important sources of music for the guitar: Cuba and Spain. Early Spanish colonists brought the guitar to Cuba in the 16th century and, ever since, Cuban and Spanish guitarists have exchanged ideas, teaching methods, music and even the guitarists themselves. Barrueco, himself steeped in these rich traditions, celebrates this centuries-long collaboration.

“A major artist with remarkable musicianship and a world of technique... simply and consistently – awesome.”

Los Angeles Times
  • Milán, Pavanas
  • Angulo, Cantos Yoruba de Cuba
  • Cervantes, Cuban Dances
  • Orbón, Prelude and Dance
  • Granados, La Maja de Goya, from 12 Tonadillas in ancient style
  • Granados, A la cubana, Op. 36
  • Albéniz, selections from Suite Española, Op. 47


Join us for a free pre-concert talk one hour before every performance with your ticket, led by Benjamin Verdery, Art of the Guitar artistic director and chair of the Guitar Department of the Yale School of Music.

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Please note that all 92Y regularly scheduled in-person programs are suspended.