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New Mexico Philharmonic Presents - Spanish Flame: Piazzolla & Falla


Roberto Minczuk Music Director
Peter Soave bandoneon 
Catalina Cuervo soprano

Bernstein Slava! A Political Overture for Orchestra 
Piazzolla Bandoneon Concerto, “Aconcagua” 
Piazzolla “Adiós Nonino”
Falla Suite from The Three-Cornered Hat

Begin with Bernstein, for the second of three consecutive NMPhil Classics concerts, and his rousing Slava! A Political Overture for Orchestra. Then the bracing rhythms of Astor Piazzolla’s Bandoneon Concerto, “Aconcagua,” ahead of his musical gem “Adiós Nonino”—featuring Peter Soave, the world’s foremost master of the bandoneon and concert accordion. Finally, “the fiery soprano”—Catalina Cuervo—takes the stage for a sizzling-hot performance of Manuel de Falla’s The Three-Cornered Hat.