Romantic works by two giants of classical music from 20th-century Mexico, 3/27 @ 10pm
3/6 The Classical Side of Paquito D’Rivera A child prodigy, the Cuban-born clarinetist and saxophonist Paquito D’Rivera is well-known equally for his work in both the jazz and classical worlds. We’ll hear some of his classical compositions this week.
3/13 Spanish and Latin American Rarities Famous Spanish and Mexican composers and their not so famous works. With pianist Miguel Baselga, The State of Mexico Symphony Orchestra, and Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, playing hidden gems by Albéniz, Ponce, and Granados.
3/20 Profile: Frederic Mompou Works for piano, guitar, and voice by the enigmatic 20th-century Catalan composer Frederic (Federico) Mompou, performed by Alicia de Larrocha, Julian Bream, Victoria de los Ángeles, and Judith Jáuregui.
3/27 México romántico Romantic works by two giants of classical music from 20th-century Mexico: Manuel María Ponce and Carlos Chávez. Featured are Ponce's Trio Romántico and Chávez's Sinfonia Romántica.