Classical 91.5


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  • 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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This week your host Frank Dominguez shares Spanish dances from the time of Cervantes played by the group Luz y Norte, and the Sinfonía Romántica by the Chilean composer Enrique Soro.

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Esta semana tu anfitrión Frank Dominguez comparte bailes españoles de la época de Cervantes interpretado por el grupo Luz y Norte, y “la Sinfonía Romántica” por el compositor chileno Enrique Soro.

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This week Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel leads the Simón Bolíver Youth Orchestra of Venezuela in rousing selections by Dimitri Shostakovich, Arturo Márquez, and Leonard Bernstein.  Frank Dominguez is your host.

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Esta semana el director venezolano, Gustavo Dudamel dirige la Orquesta
Simón Bolívar Juvenil de Venezuela en selecciones conmovedoras de Dimitri Shostakovich,
 Arturo Márquez, y Leonard Bernstein. Frank Dominguez es tu anfitrión.

Esta Tierra es Mi Tierra, 07/04/17, 1:00pm

Jun 19, 2017

Traditional Independence Day specials celebrate the great American classics, from pops-style musical numbers to the expansive works of Aaron Copland. This season, Esta Tierra es Mi Tierra: Latino Composers Reflect on the American Experience, brings a fresh and timely perspective on the holiday.

This week Frank Dominguez shares the Sinfonia india—the “Indian” Symphony, by Mexican musical icon Carlos Chávez, and a string quartet by the Spanish Mozart, Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga.
Esta semana Frank Domínguez comparte la Sinfonía india— por el mexicano ícono de la música Carlos Chávez, también hay un cuarteto para cuerdas por el “Mozart español,” Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga.

This week Frank Dominguez shares musical memories from our trip to Spain with Concierto listeners. Selections include: an authentic Bolero by the Majorcan folk group Abeniara and Ravel’s famous version.

Esta semana Frank Domínguez comparte recuerdos musicales de nuestro viaje a España con oyentes de Concierto. Nuestras selecciones incluyen un bolero auténtico por el grupo mallorquina Abeniara y la versión famosa por Maurice Ravel.

This week legendary mother and daughter sopranos Monsterrat Caballé and Montserrat Martí perform solo and together, also sibling guitarists Pepe and Angel Romero play a “Madrigal Concerto” by Joaquín Rodrigo.

Esta semana sopranos legendarios que son madre e hija, Montserrat Caballé y Montserrat Martí, tienen actuaciones en solitario y en conjunto, también los guitarristas que son hermanos, Pepe y Ángel Romero, tocan un “Concierto Madrigal ” por Joaquín Rodrigo.

This week Frank Dominguez shares classics of Argentine tango from Carlos Gardel and the New York/Buenos Aires Connection. Also pianist Martha Argerich plays the first concerto by Franz Liszt.

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Esta semana Frank Dominguez comparte los clássicos del tango argentino por Carlos Gardel y el New York-Buenos Aires Connection. También la pianista Martha Argerich toca el premier concierto por Franz Liszt.

Read more about Gardel and other Characters of Tango.

This time Frank Dominguez shares a performance by Sphinx competition winner Elena Urioste. She plays a sonata by Janacek, and the Simon Bolivar String Quartet debuts with a recording of the Quartet No. 1 by Alberto Ginastera.

Learn more about Elena.
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This week on Concierto host Frank Dominguez shares Three Improvisations by the Catalan composer Isaac Albeniz, as played by the composer himself— captured on a reproducing piano.

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Esta semana en Concierto tu anfitrión Frank Domínguez comparte Tres Improvisaciones por el compositor catalán Isaac Albéniz, interpretado por el propio compositor— capturado en un piano que reproduce su técnica.

Mass, sonatas, and a ballet on Concierto, 4/25/17

Apr 19, 2017

Listen this time for a mass by Francisco Guerrero, sonatas by Antonio Soler, and a ballet suite by the Spanish composer Rodolfo Halffter.

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Esta vez escuche una missa por Francisco Guerro, sonatas por Antonio Soler, y una suite de ballet por el compositor español Rodolfo Halffter.