Pacem in Terris will host classical guitar concert on Aug. 28

| 15 Feb 2012 | 08:51

Warwick — Classical guitarist and conductor Scott Jackson Wiley will present a concert of the complete published works for solo guitar of Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959) on Sunday, Aug. 28, beginning at 5 p.m. at Pacem in Terris in Warwick. The program will include Suite Populaire Bresilienne (1908-19120), Five Preludes (1940), Twelve Etudes (1929) and Choros No. 1 (1920). Wiley began his career in music with a degree in guitar and first prize awards from the Conservatory of Barcelona, studying under the Spanish guitarist, Narciso Yepes. A conductor as well as a guitarist, this fall he begins his fourteenth season as music director of the South Shore Symphony of Rockville Centre in Long Island and his third season as principal conductor of Brooklyn’s Regina Opera Company. As a guitarist he has made a particular specialty of chamber music and he has long been familiar to the audiences at Pacem in Terris as the duo partner of violinist Robin Zeh. He resides in New York City and performs on a 2008 Aaron Green guitar. Pacem in Terris is located at 96 Covered Bridge Road in Warwick. Tickets go on sale at 4 p.m., rain or shine. Suggestion donation is $10. No reservations are possible.