Spanish works for the piano performed by Spanish pianists

June 2, 2018, 7:00 pm

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The romantic quality of Spain is embedded in many of the compositions to come out of the country, especially for the piano.  Host, Elbio Barilari chooses some of the greatest piano music from Spain and we feature three great Spanish pianists.

Music

El Lamento, ballad for piano, Op. 9 by Marcial del Adalid
Mario Prisuelos, piano

Música Callada 1 to 9, by Federico Mompou
Adolf Pla, piano

Concerto Breve for Piano & Orchestra, by Xavier Montsalvatge
Alicia de Larrocha, piano; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, conductor

“Gitanerias”, from Andalucua Suite, by Ernesto Lecuona
Santiago Rodriguez, piano