Celebrating 130 Years Of Andrés Segovia At Yuchengco Museum

Experience the magic of classical guitar as Alexis Vallejos honors Andres Segovia’s 130th Anniversary at Yuchengco Museum!

Andres Segovia is a revered classical guitarist whose influence spanned the 20th century and continues to resonate with music enthusiasts in the 21st. He will be commemorated in a special event at the Yuchengco Museum

This event, featuring the esteemed Chilean musician Alexis Vallejos, promises an evening of classical guitar virtuosity and heartfelt tributes to Segovia’s enduring impact on music.

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Photo via Yuchengco Museum’s official website.

Honoring a Guitar Icon

According to Classical Voice, Segovia’s contributions to the classical guitar are unparalleled. He played a pivotal role in elevating the guitar to a solo instrument worthy of the world’s most prestigious concert halls. 

His efforts resulted in a rich repertoire composed specifically for the guitar, as well as masterful transcriptions of music originally written for other instruments. 

Additionally, Segovia was instrumental in advocating for the inclusion of the guitar in music education curricula worldwide.

Vallejos is known for his exceptional performances on stages around the globe. He will bring his mastery to Segovia’s timeless classics and beyond. 

Vallejos’s skillful interpretations and emotive playing have captivated audiences in venues. Ranging from intimate concert halls to renowned stages like the Oji Hall in Japan.

Photo courtesy of Yuchengco Museum

In Harmony with History

At the heart of the concert will be Maestro Segovia’s 1969 Jose Ramirez guitar. He’s a cherished instrument that provides a window into the soul of classical guitar music. 

Vallejos will skillfully weave through Segovia’s repertoire, showcasing the depth and beauty of this musical genre.

This special event is a rare opportunity to experience Vallejos’s talent and to pay homage to the enduring legacy of Segovia. 

Witness the event on Sunday, March 3, 2024, at 4 PM. The event will take place at YSpace in Yuchengco Museum, offering an unforgettable musical journey.

Secure your tickets now and be part of this momentous occasion!

Photo courtesy of Yuchengco Museum

Banner photo courtesy of Yuchengco Museum.

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