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PT Weekend: Jimmy López Bellido

Composer Jimmy López BellidoSidney Erthal

April 24, 2021

Composer Jimmy López Bellido was working on a piece when his father unexpectedly died. Suddenly, the music had deeper meaning for Lopez; he said it came to represent his father's transcendental journey. On today's show, hear Guardian of the Horizon by Jimmy López Bellido, from a concert presented by the St Paul Chamber Orchestra.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Maurice Ravel: from Three Hebraic Melodies
Liat Cohen, guitar; Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra; Frederic Chaslin, conductor
The Jewish Soul: Liat Cohen, guitar and The Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra
Centaur 2537

Maurice Ravel: Tzigane
Ray Chen, Violin; Los Angeles Philharmonic; Elim Chan, conductor
Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA

Piano Puzzler: Contestant is Joe Sorenson from Albuquerque, NM

Stewart Goodyear: Callaloo
Stewart Goodyear, piano; Chineke! Orchestra; Wayne Marshall, conductor
Gershwin; Goodyear
Orchid 100100

Hour 2

Jimmy López Bellido: Fiesta! Movements 1 and 2 Trance and Countertime
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra; Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor
INTI: Three Centuries of Peruvian Music
FWSO LIVE

Claude Debussy: Piano Trio in G Major: Movements 1-3
Lysander Piano Trio
Brooks Center for the Performing Arts, Clemson, SC

Jimmy López Bellido: Guardian of the Horizon
Alexi Kenney, violin; Julie Albers, cello; Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra; Pekka Kuusisto, conductor
SPCO, Wooddale Church, Eden Prairie, MN

Franz Liszt: Funerailles
Stephen Hough, piano
CAMA, Lobero Theater, Santa Barbara, CA