Mexican Music for the Piano

September 2, 2023, 7:00 pm

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Carlos Chávez Carl Van Vechten, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

As the largest Spanish speaking country in the world, Mexico is also a powerhouse of classical music, with several first-rate composers and performers. Fiesta presents a selection of luxurious Mexican music for the piano. With works by José Pablo Moncayo, Blas Galindo, Carlos Chávez and Manuel Ponce.


7 Piezas para Piano, by Blas Galindo
David Gonzalez-Espinosa, piano

3 Piezas para Piano, by José Pablo Moncayo
David Gonzalez-Espinosa, piano

Meditación, by Carlos Chávez
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano

Unidad, by Carlos Chávez
Hilde Somer, piano

Concierto para Piano y Orquesta, by Manuel Ponce
Hector Rojas, piano; Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México; Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor