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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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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This week on Concierto Frank Dominguez shares Brazilian Bach pieces from Villa-Lobos, a sextet by Mexican composer Carlos Chávez, and a traditional Catalan carol.

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Esta semana en Concierto Frank Dominguez comparte piezas de Bach brasileños por Villa-Lobos, un sexteto por el compositor mexicano Carlos Chávez, y un villancico tradicional catalán.

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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.

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This week guitarist Jason Vieux plays songs from Argentina, Paraguay and Mexico, and Venezuelan-born Vanessa Perez plays Chopin.

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Esta semana el guitarrista Jason Vieux toca canciones de Argentina, Paraguay y México, y la pianista nacida en Venezuela Vanessa Perez, toca Chopin.
 

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This week Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel leads the Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra in one of Tchaikovksy’s Shakespeare Fantasies, and Argentine pianist Martha Argerich evokes Nights in the Gardens of Spain. Frank Dominguez is your host.

This week Concierto celebrates “el día de los muertos,” “the Day of the Dead,” the Mexican holiday to remember friends and family who have passed on. We’ll do that with sacred music by Juan del Encina and Tomás Luis de Victoria, as well as Mahler conducted by Spaniard Jesus Lopez-Cobos. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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This week Concierto pays tribute to the great Spanish nationalist composer Enrique Granados. Guitarist David Russell plays his famous “Spanish Dance No. 5,” and you’ll hear his masterpiece, “Goyescas,” played by Cuban pianist Jorge Luis Prats.

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Esta semana Concierto rinde homenaje al gran compositor nacionalista español Enrique Granados. El guitarrista David Russell interpreta a su famosa “Danza Española Nº 5,” y escuchará su obra maestra, “Goyescas,” interpretado por el pianista cubano Jorge Luis Prats.

This week on Concierto Columbian conductor Andres Orozco-Estrada leads the Houston Symphony Orchestra in music by the Czech composer Antonin Dvorak. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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Esta semana en Concierto el director colombiano Andrés Orozco-Estrada dirige la Orquesta Sinfónica de Houston en música por el compositor checo Antonin Dvorak. 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 the Brasil Guitar Duo takes us on a musical voyage with music by Cuban Leo Brouwer.  Frank Dominguez is your host.

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En esta edición de Concierto el Brasil Guitar Duo lleva nos para una viaje musical con música por el cubano Leo Brouwer. Frank Dominguez es tu anfitrión.

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