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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 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.


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.

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.

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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.

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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.


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.

This week on Concierto, Cuarteto Latinoamericano plays "Magdelena," an example of the Mexican waltz tradition, and Chilean conductor Maximiano Valdés leads the Asturias Symphony Orchestra in "Soleriana," a suite by Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo. Frank Dominguez is your host.

This time hear Argentine classical composer Jorge Morel's tribute to salsa music, and Dvořák's "Czech Suite" conducted by José Serebrier of Uruguay.  Frank Dominguez is your host.

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Esta vez escuche el tributo del compositor clásico argentino Jorge Morel a la música salsa y la "Suite Checa" de Dvořák dirigida por José Serebrier de Uruguay.  Frank Dominguez es tu antfitrión.

This week we observe Hispanic Heritage Month in the U.S. by sampling the legacy of the Spanish guitar in music by Fernando Sor, Francisco Tárrega and Joaquín Turina. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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Esta semana observamos el Mes de la Herencia Hispana en los Estados Unidos al probar el legado de la guitarra española en la música por Fernando Sor, Francisco Tárrega y Joaquín Turina. Frank Dominguez es tu anfitrión.


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.