Classical 91.5


Tuesdays, 8 to10pm on WXXI-FM 91.5, WXXY 90.3, WXXI-FM/HD 91.5-1 and online at
  • 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 honors the “Father of Modern Mexican Song,” Manuel Ponce, including his beloved ballad Estrellita sung by tenor Juan Diego Florez, and Argentine pianist Martha Argerich demonstrates her artistry performing “Nights in the Gardens of Spain” by Manuel de Falla. Frank Dominguez is your host. Description in Spanish...

This week hear guitar music by Latin American composers Leo Brouwer and Jorge Morel, and Sonnets for Violin and Piano by the Spaniard Eduardo Toldra.  Frank Dominguez is your host.

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This week on Concierto hear Argentine pianist Ingrid Fliter playing a tempestuous sonata by Beethoven.

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Esta semana en Concierto escuche la pianista argentina Ingrid Fliter tocando una sonata “tempestuosa” por Beethoven.

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

This week there’s music by two contemporary Puerto Rican composers, Ernesto Cordero and Roberto Sierra. We’ll also hear selections featuring a Spanish musician who had a profound influence on the island’s cultural life, Pablo Casals. Frank Dominguez is your host.

This week we feature song and dance “Concierto” style! Selections include tenor Ramón Vargas singing a Mexican standard by Maria Grever, and an exciting live performance from our studio by artists with the ensemble Tablao Flamenco.

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Esta semana presentamos canciones y bailes al estilo “Concierto”. Las selecciones incluyen al tenor Ramón Vargas cantando un estándar mexicano por María Grever, y una emocionante actuación en vivo de nuestro estudio de artistas con el conjunto Tablao Flamenco.

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.

Cuban composer Leo Brouwer draws inspiration from The Beatles, and Bolivian Jaime Laredo conducts an “Italian” Symphony by Mendelssohn. Frank Dominguez is your host.
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This week it’s all about the strings, with guitar etudes by Heitor Villa-Lobos, music for voice and harp performed by Arianna Savall, and more. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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Esta vez se trata de las cuerdas con estudios para de guitarra por Heitor Villa-Lobos, música para voz y arpa realizado por Arianna Savall, y más. Frank Dominguez es tu anfitrión.