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Dancing, puppets, and the "Spanish" Julian Bream all on The Spanish Hour in March 2022


A puppet opera within a puppet opera, Master Peter’s Puppet Show (El Retablo de Maese Pedro) is the centerpiece of the show on 3/14.

3/7 The “Spanish” Julian Bream English guitarist and lutenist Julian Bream devoted much of his energy to the Spanish repertory. On this week’s program, we celebrate the Spanish guitar – and lute – of Julian Bream.

3/14 Classical Quixote Works by Roberto Gerhard and Gerardo Gombau complement Manuel de Falla’s complete one-act opera El Retablo de Maese Pedro (Master Peter’s Puppet Show)

3/21 Dancing in Barcelona You won’t find flamenco on this week’s program of waltzes, sardanas, mazurkas, and more by a variety of Catalan composers, some very well known -- Enrique Granados, Federico Mompou, and others well known mainly in Spain -- Zamacóis, Morera, and Blancafort.

3/28 Argentina’s Alberto Ginastera Works by Alberto Ginastera, self-described “man of Latin America” and one of South America’s most important composers of the twentieth century.

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