Classical 91.5

Concierto

Tuesdays, 10pm to 12am and Saturdays 7:00-8:00 p.m. on WXXI-FM 91.5, WXXY 90.3, WXXI-FM/HD 91.5-1 and online at wxxi.org
  • Hosted by Frank Dominguez

Concierto is a weekly program of classical music presented in Spanish and English. The program features classical music by Latin American and Spanish composers and musicians.

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Zaragoza is the capital of northeastern Spain's Aragon region.  Mudéjar-style landmarks, combining Islamic and Gothic architecture, include the Aljafería, an 11th-century Moorish palace, and the Cathedral of the Savior, begun in the 12th century.

This week pianist Jorge Luis Prats brings the house down in Zaragosa with “Cuban Dances” by Ignacio Cervantes, and Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero improvises on Gaspar Sanz. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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This week on Concierto, music Cuban pianist Jorge Bolet plays a set of variations that brings together two of the grand Romantics he excelled at playing: Rachmaninoff's Variations on a Theme of Chopin. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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Esta semana en Concierto pianista cubano Jorge Bolet toca un conjunto de variaciones que reúne a dos de los grandes románticos se destacó en tocando—: Variaciones de Rachmaninoff sobre un tema de Chopin.  Frank Dominguez es tu anfitrión.

This week on Concierto, Cuarteto Latinoamericano plays "Magdelena," an example of the Mexican waltz tradition, and Chilean conductor Maximiano Valdés leads the Asturias Symphony Orchestra in "Soleriana," a suite by Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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This week we’ll hear from Latin Jazz musicians with classical training including trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, pianist Michel Camilo, and composers Eugenio Toussaint and Paquito D’Rivera. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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Esta semana escucharemos a músicos de Latin Jazz con formación clásica incluyendo el trompetista Arturo Sandoval, el pianista Michel Camilo y los compositores Eugenio Toussaint y Paquito D'Rivera.  Frank Dominguez es tu anfitrión.
 

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This time you’ll hear waltzes by Granados originally for piano sounding just as poetic on the guitar and the Spaniard Jesús Lobos-Cobos leads the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra in a symphony by Haydn.  Frank Dominguez is your host.

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Esta vez escucharás los valses de Granados escrito originalmente para el piano sonando como poéticos para la guitarra y el español Jesús Lobos-Cobos dirige la Orquesta de Cámara de Lausana en una sinfonía de Haydn.  Frank Dominguez es tu anfitrión.

Cuban born violinist Andrés Cárdenes plays 20th century character pieces by Samuel Gardner and Spaniard Joaquín Turina takes you to visit a Rincón mágico—a Magical Corner. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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Andrés Cárdenes, el violinista de origen cubano, toca piezas del siglo 20 por Samuel Gardner y el español Joaquín Turina le lleva a visitar un "Rincón mágico.”  Frank Dominguez es tu anfitrión.

This week on Concierto we’ll hear movie music by Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel, as well as a savory symphony; La Salsa by Puerto Rican composer Roberto Sierra.

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Esta semana en Concierto vamos a escuchar música de la película por el director de orquesta venezolano Gustavo Dudamel, así como una sinfonía sabrosa; La Salsa por compositor puertorriqueño Roberto Sierra.
 

This week we celebrate Feliz Año Nuevo with choruses and arias from Spanish zarzuelas, as well as traditional Paraguayan harp music and castanet virtuoso Lucero Tena.  Frank Dominguez is your host.

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Esta semana celebramos Feliz Año Nuevo con coros y arias de zarzuelas españolas, la música tradicional del arpa paraguayo y la virtuosa de las castañuelas Lucero Tena.  Frank Dominguez is tu anfitrión.
 

This week on "Concierto" you'll hear songs of Thanksgiving and Sephardic songs from Spain in honor of Chanukah, including "Ocho Kandelikas" performed by Pink Martini!

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Esta semana en "Concierto" oirás canciones de acción de gracias y canciones sefardíes de España en honor de Janucá, como "Ocho Kandelikas" interpretado por Pink Martini.

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Listen this time for music by one of the most important figures of the American Baroque, Tomás de Torrejón y Velasco (1644-1720), who spent 50 years as maestro di capella in the Spanish colony of Peru. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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Escuche esta vez por la música de una de las figuras más importantes del barroco americano, Tomás de Torrejón y Velasco (1644-1720), quien pasó 50 años como maestro di capella en la colonia española de Perú. Frank Dominguez es tu anfitrión.

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