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Hispanic Society Museum Presents Joaquín Rodrigo, An Anniversary Celebration, the Guitar and Beyond: ‘Solo Piano and Piano Duet Music by Joaquín Rodrigo’

Doors Open 6:15pm | Lecture 6:30pm | Concert 7:00pm. RSVP: events@hispanicsociety.org. Solo Piano and Piano Duet Music by Joaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999), performed by Isabel Pérez Dobarropiano, Douglas Riva, piano. Joaquín Rodrigo was one of the greatest composers of piano music from Spain. Although he was blind from an early age, he wrote highly original piano music of great brilliance and passion. This concert of his piano music highlights some of his greatest masterworks for piano solo, such as Cuatro piezas [4 Pieces], A l´ombre de Torre Bermeja [In the Shadow of the Torre Bermeja], and works for piano, 4 hands Juglares and the ironic Gran marcha de los subsecretarios [Grand March of the Under-Secretaries] and other works.

We will be joined by Cecilia Rodrigo, daughter of the composer and President of La Fundación Victoria y Joaquín Rodrigo.

Irish American Dancing at YM&YWHA of Wash. Hts.

The New York Studio of Irish Step Dance will perform traditional reels and hard-shoe dances in the style of “Riverdance.” The free hour-long program includes a Q&A about Irish dance and a chance for seniors at CALW to meet and greet the performers in our new auditorium. For more information, call 212-569-6200, X262.