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Francisco de Goya, The Infante Don Francisco de Paula Antonio, 1800, oil on canvas, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid. © Photographic Archive, Museo Nacional del Prado

Gallery Concert: Viva La Música Española

Sunday, Jan 20, 2013
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Beck Building
5601 Main Street Map & Directions

The Kostov-Valkov Duo
Lachezar Kostov, cello
Victor Valkov, piano
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado.

Claude Debussy "Sonata"
Manuel de Falla "Suite Populaire Espagnole"
Enrique Granados "Intermezzo from Goyescas"
Gaspar Cassadó "Requiebros"
Maurice Ravel "Habanera"
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco "Figaro Fantasy"
Buxton Orr "Carmen Fantasy"

Bulgarian cellist Lachezar Kostov and pianist Viktor Valkov have appeared together for more than 10 years at concert venues in the United States, Germany, Italy, and Bulgaria. In 2008 they recorded the entire music for cello and piano by Nikolai Roslavets, released as their first commercial CD in 2011. After a critically acclaimed debut at Carnegie Hall in 2009, the duo has received high accolades for their inspired and unique performances. At the 2011 Liszt-Garrison International Competition, they won first prize, the overall Liszt Prize, and all special prizes.

Concert admission is $15 for MFAH Members and HFCM Members; $18 for the general public.
Reserve your seat in advance! Click the "Get Tickets" button above or call 713.639.7771.
For tickets to the Portrait of Spain exhibition, click here.

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Community Partner: Houston Friends of Chamber Music