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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 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 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.

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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 on Concierto we travel through time with the music of Spain, from the Renaissance master Tomas Luis de Victoria, to the 20th century composer Joaquin Rodrigo.  Frank Dominguez is your host.

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Esta semana en Concierto viajamos a través del tiempo con la música de España, desde el maestro renacentista Tomás Luis de Victoria hasta el compositor Joaquín Rodrigo del siglo XX.  Frank Dominguez es tu anfitrión.
 

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. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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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 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 on Concierto your host, Frank Dominguez, shares Sensemaya, a symphonic poem evoking an Afro-Cuban ritual by Mexican composer Silvestre Revueltas, and legendary Spanish guitarist Andres Segovia with his transcriptions of Baroque music.

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Esta semana en Concierto tu anfitrión, Frank Domínguez, comparte Sensemaya, un poema sinfónico que evoca un ritual afrocubano del compositor mexicano Silvestre Revueltas, y el legendario guitarrista español, Andrés Segovia con sus transcripciones de la música barroca.

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