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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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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.

This time during Hispanic Heritage Month Concierto celebrates the accomplishments of Presidential Medal of Freedom winners Arturo Sandoval, Plácido Domingo and Pau Casals. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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Esta vez durante el mes de la herencia hispana, Concierto celebra los logros de los ganadores de la medalla presidencial de la libertad: Arturo Sandoval, Plácido Domingo y Pau Casals. Frank Dominguez es tu anfitrión.

Bunker Hill Community College

This week on Concierto Frank Dominguez shares a special program for Hispanic Heritage Month, featuring influential Latino conductors of U.S. orchestras such as Maximiano Valdés, Giancarlo Guerrero, and Gustavo Dudamel. Also, we celebrate pianists who have come to the U.S. from Latin America such as Cubans Jorge Bolet, Horacio Gutierrez, and more recently Gabriela Montero from Venezuela.

This week experience musical landscapes from Cuban composer Leo Brouwer and Mexican Carlos Chávez, as well as Spaniard Alicia de Larrocha playing Mozart.

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Esta semana disfrutar de la experiencia de paisajes musicales por el compositor cubano Leo Brouwer y el mexicano Carlos Chávez, también la pianista española Alicia de Larrocha toca Mozart.

This week we’ll enjoy dances by the Spanish composers Santiago de Murcia and Gaspar Sanz, as well as a beloved piano concerto by Robert Schumann’s performed by the ultra-Romantic Claudio Arrau. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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Daniel Binelli Official Website

Bandoneon player, composer, arranger and musical director, Daniel Binelli has had an outstanding international career. He was for 10 years a member of Osvaldo Pugliese's Orchestra and later joined the "Orquesta de Atilio Stampone" and the "Orquesta del Tango de Buenos Aires" as a bandoneon soloist. In 1989 he was invited by Astor Piazzolla to join Piazzolla's New Tango Sextet with which he toured widely in Europe and Latin America. Today Binelli is widely acclaimed as the foremost exponent and torchbearer of the music of Astor Piazzolla.

Daniel Binelli performs a Suite by Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla for the instrument that’s the beating heart of tango, the bandoneón.

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Daniel Binelli toca una Suite por el compositor argentino Astor Piazzolla para el instrumento que es el corazón palpitante del tango—el bandoneón.

This time on Concierto the music ranges from traditional Spanish coplas sung by tenor Plácido Domingo, to a Mexican guitar sonata by Manuel Ponce, and Mozart performed live by the black and Latino musicians of the Sphinx Virtuosi. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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