The “Unknown” Joaquín Rodrigo

October 19, 2019, 7:00 pm

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Bust of Joaquín Rodrigo in Rosario, Argentina (Photo: Mrexcel, CC BY-SA 4.0, cropped, via Wikimedia Commons)

Works so successful as “Concierto de Aranjuez” (1939) and “ Fantasía para un Gentilhombre” (1958), both for guitar an orchestra, have somehow obscured the rest of the vast and amazing catalog of compositions by Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo. On this program, Fiesta’s host, composer Elbio Barilari, explores different areas of Rodrigo’s music.