After two years of absence from Mazatlán, Casa Haas was the ideal setting for the presentation of classical guitarist Francisco Bibriesca.
The renowned musician gave an exquisite recital made up of pieces by composers such as Máximo Diego Pujol, Edin Solís, Fabián Coronado and Joaquín Rodrigo, among other great exponents of classical guitar.
A select audience of all ages witnessed the skill and passion with which the Sinaloan artist performed each beautiful melody, a special concert because with this presentation the protagonist opened his 21st world tour, which is called “Classical Guitar Tour 2024.” .
“I’m happy, it’s one of the concerts at the beginning of my 2024 tour. The truth is, always playing in Mazatlán is something very nice. The concert is based on Spanish, South American, Latin music, and something new that is being released that is of my authorship, it is a facet that I am exploring and now I am making known little by little that music that I had composed over the years and who had never performed it before the public,” he commented.
The evening was dedicated to his son Santiago, and from the beginning, Bibriesca enchanted the audience with the notes that came from his guitar, it was with the pieces “Madroños”, by Federico Moreno, and “Viaje en contínuo”, by Coronado, the which he performed to earn the first ovation of the night.
He continued with “Open Passage”, by Edin Solís, three pieces from the River Plate such as “Don Julián”, “Septiembre” as well as “Rojo y negro”, all creations by Máximo Pujol, giving the preamble to a premiere piece such as “Por ti”, a song that earned him the recognition of the attendees and closed the night with “Fandango” and “Zapateado”, by Joaquín Rodrigo.
Francisco Bibriesca is considered one of the current icons of classical music in Mexico, with 23 years of artistic career and more than 1,800 concerts performed, the multi-award-winning classical guitarist has been considered by international critics as one of the Mexican music performers most important concert events and with the greatest activity as a concert artist inside and outside his country.
Since his first tour which began in 2000 until 2024, he has performed in historic venues such as The Kennedy Center (Washington, D.C.), The Sydney Opera House (Australia), The Cairo Opera House (Egypt), Gedung Kesenian Jakarta (Indonesia), as well as in El Teatro Degollado and El Palacio de Bellas Artes in Guadalajara and Mexico City to mention a few.