• Obras para Piano (1949-1992)

    Manuel Castillo

    Ana Guijarro


    MANUEL CASTILLO He was born in Sevilla in 1930. He was a student to A. Pantión and N. Almandoz, to A. Lucas Moreno y Conrado dei Campo in Madrid; to Lazare Levy and Nadia Boulanger in Paris. From 1995 he has worked as Professor of Piano and later on of Composition in the Conservatory "Manuel Castillo" of Sevilla, of which he was the headmaster from 1964 to 1978. Among the Prizes he has been awarded the most outstanding ones are the following: "Joaquín Turina", "Nacional de Música" 1959; "Manuel de Falla" (1975) and other granted for his choral works. In 1976 he was giv...+ info

  • Grabaciones Históricas

    Manuel de Falla

    Varios


    FALLA: HISTORIC RECORDINGS The appearance of Manuel de Falla on the music scene at the beginning of the 20th century was providential, because he consolidated and disseminated the existence of an important Spanish School of Composers all over the world. The two most outstanding, Albéniz y Granados, dedicated their best compositions to the piano and, although this is not the case for Falla, the composer from Cadiz left some very interesting piano compositions as well. Falla started his piano studies with his mother and finished them in Madrid with José Tragó (1857-1934), ...+ info

  • Alahor in Granata

    Opera de Gaetano Donizetti

    Juan Diego Florez

    Orquesta Ciudad de Granada

    Conductor: Josep Pons


    REDISCOVERING A MASTERPIECE   A year after the two hundredth anniversary of Gaetano Donizetti's birth (1797) and 150 years after his death (1848), the Teatro de la Maestranza de Sevilla chose to open its 1998-9 operatic season with four per­formances of Alahor in Granata, an almost for­gotten opera by the composer. This is an event al a huge historical importance since it marks the first time that the opera has been performed in the XXth century. Alahor in Granata was first performed in the Teatro Carolino in Palermo on the 7th of January 1826 but, alt­hough the opera was a...+ info



Nuevo Disco: OBRAS PARA VIOLONCELLO Y PIANO. TRÍOS 1 Y 2. MANUEL CASTILLO




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