Spanish flavour on the piano

RISING STAR: Works by Spanish pianist Enrique Granados feature in Daniel Gomez-Villarroya’s programme at Tiromoana on Wednesday. Picture supplied
Daniel and Oscar Gomez-Villarroya

THE first of two piano concerts that feature Spanish brothers Daniel Gomez-Villarroya and Oscar Gomez-Villarroya will be held at Tiromoana on Wednesday.

The concert is part of the Tiromoana summer series that features young rising stars of the piano.

Recognised as one of Spain’s most outstanding young pianists, Daniel was chosen by Lang Lang to represent Spain as music ambassador in an international music academy run by the popular Chinese concert pianist. Lang Lang also taught Daniel in a master class. With a strong Spanish component to his recital the 15 year old Spanish pianist will play works by Granados, Turina, Manuel de Falla as well as Tchaikovsky and Liszt.

Daniel’s older brother, Oscar, performs the following day at Tiromoana.

In his recital Oscar will play solo works by Albeniz, Mompou, Ravel, Turina, and Khachaturian as well as Faure’s four-hand Dolly Suite with Daniel.

With a passion for music and cinematography, Oscar has been the recipient of many prizes and awards in Europe and performed to great acclaim in piano festivals in Spain and Switzerland.

THE first of two piano concerts that feature Spanish brothers Daniel Gomez-Villarroya and Oscar Gomez-Villarroya will be held at Tiromoana on Wednesday.

The concert is part of the Tiromoana summer series that features young rising stars of the piano.

Recognised as one of Spain’s most outstanding young pianists, Daniel was chosen by Lang Lang to represent Spain as music ambassador in an international music academy run by the popular Chinese concert pianist. Lang Lang also taught Daniel in a master class. With a strong Spanish component to his recital the 15 year old Spanish pianist will play works by Granados, Turina, Manuel de Falla as well as Tchaikovsky and Liszt.

Daniel’s older brother, Oscar, performs the following day at Tiromoana.

In his recital Oscar will play solo works by Albeniz, Mompou, Ravel, Turina, and Khachaturian as well as Faure’s four-hand Dolly Suite with Daniel.

With a passion for music and cinematography, Oscar has been the recipient of many prizes and awards in Europe and performed to great acclaim in piano festivals in Spain and Switzerland.

Piano recital by Daniel Gomez-Villarroya at Tiromoana, Wednesday December 27, 7.30pm, and by Oscar Gomez-Villarroya on Thursday December 28, 7.30pm. Adults $25. Two or more concerts, $20. Children and students free. For reservations contact Gill Armstrong at 868 6443 or gillco@gisborne.net.nz.

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