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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In this edition of Concierto we wish you Feliz Navidad with traditional Mexican music featuring the chorus Voz en Punto; Slavic seasonal favorites performed by Argentine pianist Martha Argerich and Uruguayan conductor Jose Serebrier; and tenor Juan Diego Florez with beloved holiday sacred music.  Frank Dominguez is your host.

This week we wish Feliz Cumpleanos a Beethoven to mark the 250th anniversary of the composer’s birth. You’ll hear performances of his music by great Latin American artists such as pianist Ingrid Fliter, plus special features about his life and work – in English and in Spanish!  Frank Dominguez is your host.

Listen this time for music by one of the most important figures of the American Baroque, Tomás de Torrejón y Velasco, who spent 50 years as maestro di capella in the Spanish colony of Peru. Frank Dominguez is your host.

This week on Concierto your host, Frank Dominguez, shares Brazilian Bach pieces from Villa-Lobos, a sextet by Mexican composer Carlos Chávez, and a traditional Catalan carol.

Description in Spanish

Esta semana en Concierto tu anfitrión, Frank Dominguez, comparte piezas de Bach brasileños por Villa-Lobos, un sexteto por el compositor mexicano Carlos Chávez, y un villancico tradicional catalán." class="wysiwyg-break drupal-content" src="/sites/all/modules/contrib/wysiwyg/plugins/break/images/spacer.gif" title="<--break-->">

In this episode of Concierto, it’s all about the voice, ranging from songs by Brazilian Heitor Villa-Lobos, to choral music from the colony of New Spain, to a puppet show with songs by Manuel de Falla.  Frank Dominguez is your host.

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.

Description in Spanish...
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.


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.

Description in Spanish...
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.

In this edition of Concierto there’s music for wind, string, and brass ensembles from the Americas, the Viennese Classical School, and Isaac Albéniz. Frank Dominguez is your host.

Description in Spanish...
En esta edición de Concierto hay música para conjuntos de viento, cuerdas y metales de las Américas, de la escuela clásica de Viena e Isaac Albéniz. Frank Dominguez es tu anfitrión.


This week Concierto celebrates Dia de los muertos - “the Day of the Dead,” the Mexican holiday to remember friends and family who have passed on. We’ll do that with sacred music by Juan del Encina and Tomas Luis de Victoria, as well as Mahler conducted by Spaniard Jesus Lopez-Cobos.  Frank Dominguez is your host.

On the next episode of Concierto Frank Dominguez shares dances from old Spain and new, as well as popular songs by Argentine composer Carlos Guastavino.

Description in Spanish...
En el próximo episodio de Concierto Frank Domínguez comparte bailes de la vieja y nueva España, así como canciones populares por el compositor argentino Carlos Guastavino.