Classical music from Basque country and “Latino Soundscapes” on tonight’s “Evening Concert”

September 30, 2018
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on FM 90.9 you’ll hear classical music of the Basque region on “Fiesta!”. At 8:00 it’s “Latino Soundscapes” on a second episode of “Fiesta!”. Next week we start the new seasons of “The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center” and the Spoleto Chamber Music Festival.

Sunday September 30: Special: Fiesta! (FST 18-25) Elbio Barilari hosts.

Music from the Basque Country

Euzkadi, also known as the Basque country, represents one of the several ways of being a Spaniard or is it something else? It depends on whom you ask. The Euzkera (or Basque) people have their own language and a longstanding cultural tradition, including music. This program presents historical Basque composers featuring Luis de Pablo, Jesús Guridi, and more.

Jesús Arámbarri: Gabin zar sorgiñak (The Witches of the New Year) Orchestral Prelude (1930) (Euskadi Symphony Orchestra; Cristian Mandeal, conductor)

Francisco Escudero: Aránzazu, Symphonic Poem (1955) (Euskadi Symphony Orchestra; Arturo Tamayo, conductor)

Jesús Guridi: Suite from Hamar euskal melodiak - Ten Basque Melodies (1941) (Basque National Orchestra; Miguel A. Gómez Martínez, Conductor)

Luis de Pablo: Chamber Concerto (1979) (Ensemble 2E2M; Claude Helffer, piano; Paul Méfano, conductor)

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Special: Fiesta! (FST 18-26)  

Latino Soundscapes

The amazing and contrasting landscapes of Latin America have been reflected by some of the most brilliant composers of Latin America. Host, Elbio Barilari, will be your guide as we visit some of the most beautiful places in the world with our ears. Featured on this program are Almeida Prado, Eduardo Angulo, and Alberto Ginastera.

José Pablo Moncayo: Hueyapan Symphonic Orchestra José Pablo Moncayo Enrique Bátiz, conductor

Alberto Ginastera:  Pampeana No.2 Sol Gabetta, cello Münchner Rundfunkorchester Ari Rasilainen, conductor

Almeida Prado: Cartas Celestes Nº8 - Oré-Jacy Tatá Maria Constança de Almeida Prado Moreno, violin; Orquestra Sinfônica de Santo André; Carlos Moreno, conductor
Carlos López Buchardo: Cancion del carretero José Cura, tenor; Eduardo Delgado, piano


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These programs are partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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