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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 on Concierto pianist Horacio Gutiérrez plays his specialty, music by Rachmaninoff: the "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini." Frank Dominguez is your host.

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En esta edición de Concierto el pianista Horacio Gutiérrez toca su especialidad—la música por Rachmaninoff: "La rapsodia sobre una tema de Paganini." Frank Dominguez es tu anfitrión.
 

Christina Pluhar’s group L’Arpeggiata performs traditional music from Paraguay and Venezuela, as well as a modern masterpiece by Argentine composer Ariel Ramirez. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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El conjunto de Christina Pluhar, L’Arpeggiata, interpreta música tradicional de Paraguay y Venezuela, y así como una obra de arte moderno por el compositor argentino Ariel Ramirez. Frank Dominguez es tu anfitrión.
 

This week on Concierto Andrés Villamíl plays Colombian guitar music, and the Spanish brother and sister act, José and Amparo Iturbi, perform a concerto by Mozart. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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Esta semana en Concierto Andrés Villamíl toca música de guitarra colombiana, y el equipo de hermano y hermana españoles, José y Amparo Iturbi, interpreta Mozart. Frank Dominguez es tu anfitrión.
 

In this edition of Concierto your host Frank Dominguez shares classically-inspired pieces by Cuban dance bandleader Rene Touzet, and a Suite on Galician Songs by Granados performed by the Barcelona Symphony with conductor Pablo Gonzalez. 

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https://www.gramophone.co.uk/classical-music-news/jes%C3%BAs-l%C3%B3pez-cobos-has-died-at-the-age-of-78

The Spanish conductor Jesús López Cobos, former Music Director of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Teatro Real in Madrid, has died at age 78.

Read about the Maestro López Cobos' long career which included serving as General Music Director of the Deutsche Oper in Berlin from 1981 to 1990, Music Director of the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra from 1991 to 2000 and Music Director of the Teatro Real in Madrid from 2003 to 2010.

http://migf.fiu.edu/2018/portfolio/rafael-padron/

This time on Concierto Uruguayan conductor Jose Serebrier leads the Russian National Orchestra in a Concerto “balata” by Alexander Glazunov, and Cuban guitarist Rafael Padrón plays an Arab Caprice by Francisco Tárrega.  Frank Dominguez is your host.

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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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