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The third concert of THE PONCE PROJECT Spring Virtual Season presents one of the seminal compositions for the cello and piano repertoire of the twentieth century. The Sonata for violoncello and piano, composed in México City in 1922, was premiered in October of the same year by Ponce himself at the piano along with Oscar Nicastro playing the cello.
Astrid Morales (piano) and Wesley Skinner (cello) deliver a top-notch performance of one of the finest and most demanding sonatas in the repertoire.Read more
The fourth concert of THE PONCE PROJECT Spring Virtual Season presents a selection of some of the most beautiful piano compositions by Manuel M. Ponce.
Although better known worldwide as a composer for classical guitar, Ponce's total output for the piano surpasses 200 compositions that include virtually all forms and genres: Preludes, Fugues, Sonatas, Variations, Etudes, Nocturnes, Intermezzi, Minuets, Dances, Mazurkas, Rhapsodies, Marches, etc.
Mexican-born pianist Oscar Vázquez performs a carefully curated selection of Ponce's compositions that include the famous habanera for the left-hand alone: Malgrè Tout.Read more
South Asian Folk Arts Council is excited to honor the faith traditions of the Indian sub-continent through its inaugural SMoSa Festival (Spiritual Music of South Asia). Artists and ensembles will share devotional music, which is traditionally only heard and performed within religious settings. Read more
Bésame Mucho is a bolero recital, which takes the audience to the emotive and passionate world of women. Venezuelan singer Inés María Bravo, under the direction of William Sigismondi, performs a beautiful repertoire, which honors and highlights the musical work of extraordinary Latin American females of the 20th Century.
It showcases the outstanding contribution of women in the development of the bolero as a benchmark for Latin American popular music. The melodic discourse explores the diversity of the bolero through the rhythmic variations made by Caribbean countries, Mexico, and Argentina.Read more
There's no better place to take your date on Monday, February 14, 2021 than the MATCH, where jazz singer and songwriter Raquel Cepeda will host her sixth consecutive “Jazz on Valentine’s” concert. This annual Houston tradition plays to a consistently packed house, and has become an alluring trademark of Cepeda's ever-expanding artistry. Read more
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