Javier Perianes lunchtime recital at Wigmore Hall: Chopin, Debussy and Falla

Sometimes one hour could be enough. Like this lunchtime recital at Wigmore Hall by Javier Perianes which created a path from the early Chopin to the late one linking with Debussy impressionism and the evocation of Falla music. Perianes Chopin was poetic but still reflexive, showing the seed that was grown and developed by other like Debussy. Isolated preludes from the later are not easy to present but Perianes showed some good ideas.

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BBC Symphony Orchestra with Josep Pons: fantastic Spanish double bill

Josep Pons, the current Gran Teatre del Liceu director, has championed Manuel de Falla music since his first recording for Harmonia Mundi in the early 90s. Probably is the most experienced living conductor for this music. He did a fantastic job getting the BBC Symphony Orchestra to play in such an idiomatic way for a work so peculiar that in different senses. First it mixes the classical music world with the flamenco world though a real flamenco singer.

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