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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 week legendary mother and daughter sopranos Monsterrat Caballé and Montserrat Martí perform solo and together, also sibling guitarists Pepe and Angel Romero play a “Madrigal Concerto” by Joaquín Rodrigo.

Esta semana sopranos legendarios que son madre e hija, Montserrat Caballé y Montserrat Martí, tienen actuaciones en solitario y en conjunto, también los guitarristas que son hermanos, Pepe y Ángel Romero, tocan un “Concierto Madrigal ” por Joaquín Rodrigo.

This edition of Concierto is all about the tango, with music from the 20th century “father of new tango,” Astor Piazzolla, as well as more recent works by Jose Bragato and Miguel del Águila. Three-time Grammy nominated American composer Miguel del Aguila was born 1957 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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Esta edición de Concierto trata sobre el tango con música del siglo 20 "padre del nuevo tango," Astor Piazzolla, así como obras más recientes de José Bragato y Miguel del Águila

Sphinx Organization

ELENA URIOSTE, amusingly hailed by The Washington Post as “a drop-dead beauty who plays with equal parts passion, sensuality, brains and humor,” was recently selected as a BBC New Generation Artist and has been featured on the cover of Symphony magazine.

This time Frank Dominguez shares a performance by Sphinx competition winner Elena Urioste. She plays a sonata by Janacek, and the Simon Bolivar String Quartet debuts with a recording of the Quartet No. 1 by Alberto Ginastera.


This week your host Frank Dominguez shares Three Improvisations by the Catalan Isaac Albeniz, as played by the composer himself captured on a reproducing piano.

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Esta semana tu anfitrión Frank Domínguez comparte Tres Improvisaciones por el catalán Isaac Albéniz, interpretado por el propio compositor capturado en un piano que reproduce su técnica.

What's Up Magazine

In this edition of Concierto Frank Dominguez shares music from the Spanish national operetta form known as zarzuela, and Sharon Isbin plays the most famous guitar concerto of all: the Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquín Rodrigo. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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En esta edición del Concierto de Frank Domínguez comparte música de la opereta nacional española—la zarzuela y Sharon Isbin toca el más famoso concierto para guitarra de todos: el Concierto de Aranjuez por Joaquín Rodrigo. Frank Dominguez es tu anfitrión.

Cincinnati Enquirer

This week, in the second hour of Concierto time hear a tribute to the late Spanish conductor Jesus Lopez Cobos. He leads the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra in music by Haydn, and the U.S. orchestra that named him Conductor Emeritus, the Cincinnati Symphony, performing music by his fellow Spaniards, Albeniz and Turina. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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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