The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree

Series produced by Candice Agree

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There's no better way to know a country or a people than through its music. The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree invites everyone who has an interest in, a fascination of, and a love for the cultural life of Spain and the Spanish-speaking world to be entertained, enriched, and informed by this unique classical music program.

There's no better way to know a country or a people than through its music. The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree invites everyone who has an interest in, a fascination of, and a love for the cultural life of Spain and the Spanish-speaking world to be entertained, enriched, and informed by this unique classical music program.

This one-of-a-kind radio show is designed for both the aficionado and the general listener. Along with recorded performances of great works by great artists, The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree also presents recordings of live concerts featuring Iberian and Latin American composers, conductors, and performers. Artists and luminaries from the Spanish-speaking world, as well as specialists in the Spanish repertory are invited to share their knowledge, passion, and art through interviews and exclusive in-studio live performances.

Veteran classical music broadcaster Candice Agree produces and hosts this weekly one-hour program. Combining her extensive musical training (Interlochen Arts Camp, Eastman School of Music) with Spanish and Catalan language skills, Candice brings listeners fresh insights into the vast repertory of music from the Iberian Peninsula, the Americas, Mexico, the Caribbean, and the Philippines, from the Middle Ages through the 21st century. Hide full description

There's no better way to know a country or a people than through its music. The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree invites everyone who has an interest in, a fascination of, and a love for the cultural life of Spain and the Spanish-speaking world to be entertained, enriched, and informed by this unique classical music program.

This one-of-a-kind radio show is designed for both the aficionado and the general listener. Along with recorded performances of great works by great artists, The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree also presents recordings of live concerts featuring Iberian and Latin American composers, conductors, and performers. Artists and luminaries from the Spanish-speaking world, as well as specialists in the Spanish repertory are invited to share their knowledge, passion, and art... Show full description


53 Pieces

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Caption: Viola da Gambist Jordi Savall
Music from Renaissance and Baroque Spain, from Joan Cererols to Diego Ortiz, featuring Jordi Savall.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WXXI, KMUN, KWAX, KVNO and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Conductor Ataúlfo Argenta
Ruperto Chapí is best known for his 150 zarzuelas. But the composer known as "the Spanish Massenet" wrote music in every genre. This week, a "zarzu...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KWAX, KVNO and more


  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Alicia de Larrocha
This week on The Spanish Hour we remember Alicia de Larrocha through her renowned recordings, and through performances and testimonials from a memo...

Bought by KMUN, WXXI, KVNO, KWAX, KMUN and more


  • Added: Feb 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Mexican Composer Miguel Bernal
A program of tesoros escondidos -- hidden treasures -- from Mexico’s Miguel Bernal and Spain’s Isaac Albéniz.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WXXI, KVNO, KWAX, KMUN and more


  • Added: Jan 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Composer Carlos Chávez with pianist María Teresa Rodríguez
Orchestral works by two giants of Mexican musical nationalism: Manuel María Ponce's Piano Concerto and Carlos Chávez's Symphony # 3.

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: Carlos Suriñach
Works by the Catalan-born American composer, conductor, and pianist Carlos Suriñach.

Bought by KMUN, WXXI, KVNO, KWAX, KTXK and more


  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Composer Alberto Ginastera and feline friend
Works by the self-described “man of Latin America” and one of South America’s most important composers of the twentieth century.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WNMU-FM, KPIP-LP, KMUN, WXXI and more


  • Added: Mar 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Composer José Luis Greco
From the Generation of the Maestros to El Grupo de los Ocho to today, orchestral works by Julio Gómez, Salvador Bacarisse, and José Luis Greco.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KPIP-LP, KMUN, WXXI, KWAX and more


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 14
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From Cuba’s Joaquín Nin and Leo Brouwer to Argentina’s Astor Piazzolla and Osvaldo Golijov to Uruguay’s Alfonso Broqua, music by Latin American com...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
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A potpourri of Mexican choral music, from the 17th-century to today, including works by Juan García de Zéspedes, Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla, Guiller...

Bought by KMUN, KWAX, KVNO, WXXI, KTXK and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Guitarist José Antonio Escobar
20th-century South American classcis from Argentina’s Carlos Guastavino to Chile’s Juan Antonio Sánchez to Venezuela’s Evencio Castellanos.

Bought by KMUN, WXXI, KWAX, KVNO, KTXK and more


  • Added: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Composer and Guitarist Quique Sinesi
Contemporary guitar works from Argentina, Puerto Rico, and Spain.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KVNO, KWAX and more


  • Added: Jun 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Composer and Conductor Tania León
Music by some of Cuba’s best-known and best-loved composers, all born in Havana.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KPIP-LP, KMUN, WXXI, KWAX and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2018
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Composer/bandoneónista Astor Piazzolla
Argentina is the land of the tango, but so much more!

Bought by KMUN, WXXI, KWAX, KVNO, KTXK and more


  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Pianist Benita Meshulam
A deep dive into Goyescas, the piano masterpiece by Enrique Granados, the composer who symbolized the essence of Spanish romanticism.

Bought by KPIP-LP, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KVNO, KWAX and more


  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
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Works from Spain and Latin America by Joaquín Rodrigo, Astor Piazzolla, and Antonio Lauro.

Bought by KPIP-LP, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KWAX and more


  • Added: Jul 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Isaac Albéniz with his daughter Laura
Works for piano by the Spanish virtuoso and composer Isaac Albéniz. performed by Miguel Baselga and Judith Jáuregui

Bought by KPIP-LP, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KWAX, KVNO and more


  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Guitarist Slava Grigoryan
Known as the “Sarasate of the guitar,” Francisco Tárrega’s works are challenging to play and inspiring to hear, especially as performed by Julian B...

Bought by KPIP-LP, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KWAX and more


  • Added: Jul 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Brothers Paco de Lucía and Ramón de Algeciras
Chopin wrote that the only thing more beautiful than one guitar is two guitars. On today’s show, we prove him right.

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  • Added: Jul 31, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
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Waltzes, sardanas, mazurkas, and more by a variety of Spanish composers who identify as Catalans.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KMUN, WXXI, KWAX, and KVNO


  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 5