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NMPhil Presents: Spanish Flame: Piazzolla & Falla

Overview

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.