Piano Recital: Jose Lopez
February 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm| $5 – $15
The South Florida Chapter of the American Liszt Society and FIU Schoool of Music present a piano recital featuring FIU pianist Dr. José López with a program that highlights Cuban composers in the era of Franz Liszt.
The recital features music by Ignacio Cervantes and rarely heard works from Gaspar Villate, a composer mostly associated with opera. Also included are works composed by another Romantic figure, Jose Comellas, as well as Nicolás Ruíz Espadero and José Manuel “Lico” Jiménez.
ABOUT JOSE LOPEZ
Dr. José López is Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Keyboard Program at Florida International University. As President of the South Florida Chapter of the American Liszt Society, López organizes concerts, recitals and master classes at FIU and other South Florida venues. His recent recording of Alkan-Mozart transcriptions received rave reviews from London Times and other publications. His latest release – piano works by the XIX century Cuban composer José Comellas – inaugurates a new series in the Toccata Classics label dedicated to unknown and unrecorded works by Cuban composers.
ABOUT SOUTH FLORIDA CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN LISZT SOCIETY
The Liszt Piano Series features the South Florida Chapter of the American Liszt Society, dedicated to disseminating the work and ideals of Franz Liszt. The Chapter, inaugurated in 2010 at Florida International University’s School of Music, has since presented yearly mini Festivals at FIU’s Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall and at other venues throughout South Florida, including the Deering Estate and the Coral Gables Museum. In 2012 the Chapter inaugurated a new Piano Series at the Deering Estate, including recitals and master classes.
$15 General Admission; $10 FIU Faculty, Staff, & Alumni; $5 Students- BUY NOW!