A Concierto Christmas 2016

A Concierto Christmas 2016

Wed, 12/21/2016 - 10:00pm

Host Frank Dominguez

Photo courtesy of PRI

Concierto host Frank Dominguez presents a special holiday edition of the national bi-lingual program that features music by Spanish and Latin American composers and performers presented in English and in Spanish. A Concierto Christmas 2016 airs Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 10 p.m. on Classical 91.5.  This edition features traditional Spanish language villancicos from 18th century Cuba, 19th century Uruguay, and 17th century Ecuador.

Listeners will also hear sacred works by the Renaissance Spanish composer Tomas Luis de Victoria, the 20th century Spaniard Joaquin Rodrigo, and the Argentine composer Ariel Ramirez. There are also traditional Spanish language Christmas songs as well as seasonal compositions by "the Schubert of the Pampas" Carlos Guastavino, and superstar Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Florez. Musical artists featured include tenor Plácido Domingo, the Exaudi Choir of Cuba, the Madrid Community Orchestra and Chorus, and guitarists Angel Romero and Alexander-Sergei Ramire.