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The Front Row

Context – Iberian Muse

Pianist Brian Connelly, Artistic Director of the “Music in Context” chamber series at Rice University, tells us about Sunday’s concert, Iberian Muse. The program explores the rather curious phenomenon in musical history that most of Spain’s distinctively nationalistic composers of the late-19th and early-20th Centuries were in fact trained, influenced and inspired by their contemporaries across the Pyrenees Mountains in France.


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St.John Flynn chats with Brian Connelly.