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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 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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This time it’s an all-Cuban edition of the program, with a Mozart piano concerto recorded in Havana with the city’s Lyceum Orchestra and American pianist Simone Dinnerstein and atmospheric pieces by Ernesto Lecuona. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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Esta vez es una edición cubana del programa, con un concierto para piano por Mozart grabado en La Habana con la Orquesta del Liceo de la ciudad y la pianista estadounidense Simone Dinnerstein y piezas atmosféricas por Ernesto Lecuona. Frank Dominguez es tu anfitrión.

This week Brazilian brothers Sergio and Odair Assad play a Tango Suite for Two Guitars by Astor Piazzolla, and Uruguayan conductor Carlos Kalmar leads the Symphonie espagnole by Edouard Lalo.

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Esta semana hermanos brasileños Sergio y Odair Assad tocan una Suite de tango para dos guitarras por Astor Piazzolla, y el director uruguayo Carlos Kalmar dirige la Symphonie espagnole de Édouard Lalo.


This week Concierto honors the “Father of Modern Mexican Song,” Manuel Ponce. Selections include his beloved standard Estrellita sung by Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Florez. In the second hour we salute Argentine pianist Martha Argerich displaying her artistry performing de Falla’s Nights in the Gardens of Spain. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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In this edition of Concierto you’ll hear Uruguayan-born pianist Polly Ferman playing tangos by Kurt Weill and Stravinsky plus a musical setting of El gato en botas – Puss in Boots – from Catalan composer Xavier Montsalvage. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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En esta edición de Concierto la pianista uruguaya Polly Ferman toca tangos por Kurt Weill y una presentación musical de “El gato en botas” – por el compositor catalán Xavier Montsalvage. Frank Domínguez es tu anfitrión.

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This week European vocalist Mariza sings an example of a Portuguese song form called “fado,” and then we’ll hear the Brazilian derivation, the modinha by Heitor Villa-Lobos. Frank Dominguez is your host.

Fado is a traditional Portuguese musical genre that combines a narrative vocal style with acoustic guitar accompaniment.  Learn more.

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This week host Frank Dominguez shares the “Sound of the City” of Buenos Aires from the Argentine master of the tango, Juan Carlos Cirigliano, and a Boccherini Guitar Quintet from the 18th century Spanish Royal Court.

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Esta semana su antfitrión Frank Dominguez comparte"El sonido de la ciudad" de Buenos Aires por el maestro argentino del tango, Juan Carlos Cirigliano, y un quinteto para guitarra desde la corte real española del siglo 18 por Luigi Boccherini.


This week on Concierto Frank Dominguez shares the Intermezzo from the landmark Mexican opera Atzimba by Ricardo Castro and Spanish Pieces for the piano by Manuel de Falla.  Learn more about Atzimba.

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Esta semana en Concierto Frank Dominguez comparte el Intermezzo de la famosa ópera mexicana Atzimba de Ricardo Castro y Piezas españolas para el piano por Manuel de Falla.

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.