Concierto featuring the Father of Modern Mexican Song

Concierto featuring the Father of Modern Mexican Song

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 10:00pm - 11:00pm

Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Flórez

This week host Frank Dominguez introduces us to Manuel Ponce, the "Father of Modern Mexican Song."

This week Concierto honors the “Father of Modern Mexican Song,” Manuel Ponce. Selections include his beloved standard Estrellita sung by Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Flórez. In the second hour we salute Argentine pianist Martha Argerich displaying her artistry performing de Falla’s Nights in the Gardens of Spain.

Description in Spanish:

Esta semana Concierto honra el "Padre de la canción moderna mexicana," Manuel Ponce. Las selecciones incluyen su balada amada Estrellita cantado por el tenor peruviano Juan Diego Flórez. En la segunda hora saludamos la pianista argentina Martha Argerich.  Se muestra su arte tocando “Noches en los jardines de España” por Manuel de Falla.

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.

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