Concierto featuring fado singer Mariza

Concierto featuring fado singer Mariza

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 10:00pm - 11:00pm

Marisa dos Reis Nunes, considered one of the best fado singers of today.

This week host Frank Dominguez explores the fado (a form of music characterized by mournful tunes and lyrics) and the modinha (a type of sentimental love song).

This week European vocalist Mariza sings an example of a Portuguese song form called “fado,” and then we’ll hear the Brazilian derivation, the modinha by Heitor Villa-Lobos. Frank Dominguez is your host.

Description in Spanish:

Esta semana vocalista europea Mariza canta un ejemplo de un “fado,” una forma de canción portuguesa, y después vamos a escuchar una “modinha,” la derivación brasileño por Heitor Villa Lobos. Frank Dominguez es tu antfitrión.

Concierto, a weekly program of classical music presented in Spanish and English, features classical music by Latin American and Spanish composers and musicians. The series will airs on Classical 91.5 Tuesdays at 10 p.m. and Saturdays at 7 a.m.